A Birthday They'll Always RememberWhether you are turning 8 or 81, we have the perfect birthday package at the Flint Hills Discovery Center!
Click to view the COVID-19 NOTICE FOR RENTALS/RESERVATIONS
Due to COVID-19 restrictions for rentals, capacity will be temporarily limited to the following:
- Flint Hills Room- 33
- Blue Earth Room- 41
- Full Building/Exhibit Space- 375
- Union Pacific Depot- 67
Virtual Birthday PartyEnjoy the best of the Flint Hills Discovery Center at home with our Virtual Programs. These 30 and 60 minute long programs are designed for all audiences and cover a range of topics from cowboys to bison to live animals! Please click on this link to learn more about these great virtual options.
Birthday Party Package Due to COVID-19, we are not currently taking reservations for the Birthday Party Package but please see the Discovery Party Package below for a do-it-yourself birthday!
FHDC Members: $275 I Non-Members: $300
- Custom themed birthday cake, ice cream, and drinks
- 30 passes to the Discovery Center valid for the entire day of the party (additional youth/adults at $3/$7)
- Two-hour private room rental and an education staff member to lead activities for up to 20 youth*
- Basic room decorations including balloons and streamers
- Basic plates, cups, and utensils to serve food
*Larger parties with 21-30 youth come with a second staff educator ($50 fee applies)
Select a Theme Below for your Birthday Party:
|Dinosaur Birthday||All Ages
||Explore the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs. Unearth a T-Rex skeleton, get close to fossil replicas, or race in a T-Rex relay. Party guests also create a dino craft to take home.|
|Mad Scientists||Ages 6-12||Discover the fun of science as you take part in spectacular science demonstrations including elephant toothpaste, dry ice fun, and amazing bubbling potions! Party guests create and take home Mad Science oobleck or slime.
|Flint Hills Superheroes||Ages 6-12||Can you jump as far as a grasshopper, react as quickly as a frog, or navigate as well as a mole? Be a Flint Hills superhero as you challenge your senses in a series of games and puzzles. Package includes an encounter with one of our Flint Hills animals.|
|Ages 4-8||Come one, come all to the grandest royal celebration of the year! Your little Princess or Prince and their friends will enjoy a magic carpet race, rescue the frozen princesses, and design their own take-home wands or swords.|
|Flint Hills Experience||All Ages||Bugs, birds, and grasses, oh my! Step into the Flint Hills and explore the wonders of nature. Children will become bug brainiacs, prairie animal enthusiasts, or “snake-sperts” including visits from our education animals. Each child will create a take-home craft inspired by the Flint Hills.|
|Build-It Birthday||Ages 6-12||Your budding engineer will enjoy a birthday full of construction challenges! Build a marble maze or stack the highest tower out of KEVA blocks then knock it down with a take home catapult. Package includes a visit from our box turtle to learn how she carries her home on her back.|
Discovery Party PackageFHDC Members & Non-Members: $150
- 20 youth/adult exhibit passes valid for the entire day of the event (additional youth/adults at $3/$7)
- Two-hour private room rental