The Darien Nature Center hosts birthday parties for children 3 years and older. We provide a “party hostess” to work with you to create the party best suited to your child’s age and interests.
Critter Birthday ( for ages 3 and up)
- Celebrate your child’s special day with a hands on visit of live animals. The hostess will present your choice of age appropriate animals that will this a party to remember.
- The children will take an I Spy hike on the trails. They will search for several different wonders of the woods.
- A craft will be substituted in case of inclement weather.
1 – 12 guests $250
* $25 additional fee for assistant will be charged.
|Critter parties run for 1-1/2 hours. You may come 15 minutes early to set-up the party room. *An assistant fee of $25 in cash is required for parties 13 and over.|
$200 (local Darien)
$300 (out of Darien)
|Home parties run for 1 hour. Room should be available for hostess when he/she arrives with animals.|
What to Bring for a party at the Darien Nature Center
- Parents provide all food, beverages and paper goods for your party, except where specified otherwise.
- If assistant is needed please bring cash to pay party assistant at the party.
- No alcoholic beverages may be served.
- No balloons please.
- Guests include children, parents, siblings, etc…
- Please do not use live animals for goodie bags, (fish, frogs, turtles, etc…).
What you Need to Know
- A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a date.
- If you are paying the balance of your party with a credit card please do so before the party date. Hostess can not accept a credit card.
- Questions? Call Tory (203) 655-7459