Unlike any other South Florida location, Fairchild offers limitless fun and learning opportunities for your child’s birthday. Whether it is a simple gathering for the family or a larger group looking to explore the 83-acres of the Garden, our birthday party themes will surely fit your child’s interests. 

Dates and Times

Birthday parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. 

What You Can Expect

  • Reserved party space for three hours for a minimum of 20 guests
  • All day admission to Fairchild for all birthday guests
  • Tables, table linens and chairs
  • One staff member to assist during event

Basic Birthday Package

The Fun at Fairchild birthday package allows you to explore the Garden and use a reserved outdoor space or party room for your child’s birthday celebration. Spaces must be booked in advance and activities are subject to approval. (For all ages)

Base Package (20 children): $350
Additional Children: $12

Themed Birthday Party Packages

Themed birthday packages are designed for children ages 4-10. Each themed birthday package includes the option of a visit to the Wings of the Tropics exhibit or a butterfly-themed planting activity.

Base Package (20 children): $400
Additional Children: $12

Enchanted Explorers
An adventure challenges and inspires children to observe and enjoy the world around them. Children will explore the Garden on a guided nature hunt with magnifying glasses, adventure booklets and explorer hats searching for different plants, reptiles, birds and butterflies. At the end of the nature hunt, children will receive a prize for completing the activity.

Artist’s Paradise
The natural surroundings of the Garden will surely capture the eyes, hearts and creative minds of children. Children are given sketch pads and pencils and taken on a guided tour of the Garden to discover impressive trees, butterflies, and flowers of many shapes and colors. After touring a true artist’s paradise, children are encouraged to complete their masterpiece by adding color and a frame.

Butterfly Bash
Flutter on by for a butterfly party. At this butterfly-inspired celebration children will learn about these spectacular creatures through hands-on activities. Each child will create and take home a butterfly craft and have the option of wearing unique butterfly wings for the day.

Garden Tea
Honor the birthday child with a delightful garden tea party! Colorful tea party sets, elegant place settings, and a refreshing lemonade station will be provided. For added fun, children are encouraged to play dress up by crafting masks and wearing feather boas. Tea parties are designed for twenty (20) children. Please note that food is not provided by Fairchild.

Butterfly Releases

As a unique option, Fairchild offers the opportunity to participate in a butterfly release in the Wings of the Tropics exhibit. Butterfly releases are based on availability and must be scheduled in advance. 

Birthday Party Guidelines & Rates 

To ensure your complete satisfaction, please review our birthday party guidelines

Contact Us 

For more information on children's birthday parties, please contact Lauren Waller in the Special Events team at 305-667-1651, ext.3344 or at lwaller@fairchildgarden.org