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Birthday Parties

Parties for Children 5 and Under

Exclusive Museum Rentals


Have a Birthday Party at Habitot Children's Museum

The whole Habitot space can be yours exclusively for you and your guests for a very special birthday or other celebration. Museum rentals are available whenever the Museum is closed to the public:  weekday afternoons, evenings, and all day Sundays from April through September. The maximum number of guests is 75 and food and beverages may be served. Alcohol requires insurance and special waiver. Catering is available at additional cost.

Time: 2 and 1/2 hours  
Costs: Monday - Thursday   $375
  Friday - Sunday $475
  Each guest over maximum $25
  Additional hour $125
  Habitot member discount         $30
Included: Dedicated party attendant
 
  Digital file for printing invitations
  3 hours of parking validation for the host family
  Day-of-party goods storage
  FREE 4-person family pass for future visit

 

Private Party


Have a Private Birthday Party in the Birthday Room at Habitot Children's Museum

Enjoy the privacy of Habitot's separate classroom annex for your next birthday party. All guests receive free Museum admission before, during and after your party. Private party rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays when the Museum is open to the public. The maximum number of guests is 60 and food and beverages may be served. Full kitchen facilities are available in the annex. Alcohol is not permitted during Private Parties. Catering is available at additional cost.

Time: 2 hours  
Costs: Monday - Thursday $275
  Friday - Sunday* $375
* Sunday rentals for Private Party available October-March only
  Each guest over maximum $25
  Additional hour $125
  Habitot member discount         $20
Included: Host check-in
 
  Digital file for printing invitations
  3 hours of parking validation for the host family
  Day-of-party goods storage
  FREE 4-person family pass for future visit

 

Birthday Room


Have a Birthday Party in the Birthday Room at Habitot Children's Museum

Have your party right where the action is—in the main Museum anytime Habitot is open to the public!  Birthday Room parties are limited to 8 children over 12 months and no more than 16 adults.  Food and beverages may be served in the room, but no alcohol is permitted. Catering is available at additional cost.

Time: 1 and 1/2 hours party time in the Birthday Room
Costs: Monday - Thursday $175
  Friday - Sunday* $225
* Sunday rentals for Birthday Room available October-March only
  Each guest over maximum $25
  Additional hour $125
  Habitot member discount         $10
Included: Host check-in
 
  Digital file for printing invitations
  3 hours of parking validation for the host family
  Day-of-party goods storage
  FREE 4-person family pass for future visit


Restrictions for All Parties

  • No nuts or nut containing products
  • No balloons except shiny Mylar type
  • No silly string or any type of party spray string
  • No alcohol without insurance certificate and waiver, and only when permitted
  • No smoking in Habitot space or near Museum entrances

Please note that Habitot is not responsible for personal property of hosts or guests at any birthday party. Pricing and policies are subject to change.

Reservations

Parties must be booked a minimum of 3 weeks in advance. For parties October-March, we strongly recommend reserving two to three months in advance. Parties booked fewer than three weeks in advance, when available, are CASH only plus $200 signed credit card imprint on file for damage deposit.

Full payment is requested at the time of registration for all birthday parties. A minimum of $200 is required to hold a party date and all parties must be paid in-full 3 weeks prior.

Date Changes: A $50 fee is charged for a date change made less than two weeks in advance of your party.

Rescheduling

Birthday and other rentals may be rescheduled with no penalty up until 14 days before the date, as long as we are notified by email. The deposit and all payments will be applied to the new date. If rescheduling within 14 days of the date with documentation of a medical or other emergency and as long as we are notified by email, all payments for birthday and other rentals will be be applied to the new date without penalty. If rescheduling within 14 days of the date without documentation of a medical or other emergency, a penalty of 25% of the deposit will be charged.

Cancellation

All payments for birthday and other rentals will be refunded for cancellations made up until 14 days before the date, as long as we are notified by email. If cancelling within 14 days of the date with documentation of a medical or other emergency, all penalty of 25% of the deposit will be charged. If cancelling within 14 days of the date without documentation of a medical or other emergency, 75% of the cost of the party will be refunded.

No-shows

No refunds are given for no-shows without documentation of a medical or other emergency.

For more information or to reserve your party, contact us at
510-647-1111 ×14 or hcmres@gmail.com.

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