Birthday Parties

It’s a SEA-lebration! Have your Birthday Party at Shreveport Aquarium!
  

Birthday Parties Include:

  • An age-appropriate, educational, and entertaining themed party with one activity

  • A one hour self-guided aquarium tour for all party guests prior to your time in the learning lab

  • One hour (exclusive time) in the learning lab (party room) with a designated party host

  • Choice of soft tacos, a dolphin banana fruit tray or three pizzas (pepperoni or cheese)

  • Decorative tableware and utensils

Pricing:

SEAson Passholders: starting at $270 for up to 20 guests

Nonmembers: starting at $300 for up to 20 guests

(this includes all attendees including host family, party guests, additional parents, etc)

Party Themes

Travel back to encounter the prehistoric paddlefish, a magnificent creature 50 million years older than the dinosaurs! 

 

Activities (pick one):

  • Archaeological Dig (recommended for ages 3-6): Young paleontologists can dig through the sand to uncover            fossils of creatures that existed millions of years ago

  • Make a Fossil (recommended for ages 5+): Creative kiddos can make their own fossils in this roaringly fun party!

Ahoy, Mateys! Climb aboard the Planet Aqua flagship and encounter creatures of the briny deep while navigating the open waters. 

Activities (pick one):

  • Pirate treasure hunt (recommended ages 3-6): Young sea dogs may discover hidden gems and other treasures guided by a treasure map.

  • Pirate necklace (recommended ages 5+): Buccanneers can create their very own pirate necklace in this booty-ful bash!

Glide through the waves to encounter fantastic creatures like the seahorse and sea star! 

Activities (pick one):

  • Mermaid/merman crowns (recommended ages 3-10): With royal jewels and gems, young aquanauts will transform into mermaids and mermen

  • Sand-Sea creatures (recommended ages 5+): Kiddos can create their very own sand-sea creatures that they can keep forever!

  • Seashell necklace (recommended ages 5+): Mermaids and Merman can design a shell necklace in this sea-tacular sea-lebration

It’s always Shark Week here at the Shreveport Aquarium! So get ready to encounter the ocean’s fiercest sharks in this jaw-some jamboree!

Activities (pick one):

  • Scavenger hunt (recommended ages 3-6): Baby sharks will embark on a scavenger hunt adventure to find hidden sharky treasures

  • Shark-tooth necklace (recommended ages 5+): Adventurers can create their very own real shark-tooth necklace

Young scientists can see what happens behind the scenes in a real biologist’s lab, feed some of our amazing ambassadors, and see exactly how all of the magnificent animals at the Shreveport Aquarium are taken care of.

 

This party is for ages 8+ only. Party participants will begin with a 50 minute behind the scenes experience, one hour in the learning lab (party room) for meal, present opening and cake time, and then will take a self guided tour through the aquarium after the party.

 

Pricing:

SEAson Passholders: $315 for up to 15 guests

Nonmembers: $350 for up to 15 guests

(this includes all attendees including host family, party guests, additional parents, etc)

 

 

Available Party times

Saturdays: 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm, 3 pm

Sundays: 12 pm, 1:30 pm, 3 pm

Party Room Capacity

Up to twenty (20) additional guests may join a party (for an additional $15 per person) for a maximum total of 40 guests total (this includes all attendees – host family, party guests, additional parents, etc). 

Children under 2 are admitted free.  Guests not attending the party may enjoy SALT Cafe during the restaurant’s operating hours or may purchase a ticket to enjoy the aquarium. 

 

Décor

Servingware (plates, cups, utensils, napkins) are provided by Shreveport Aquarium. You are welcome to bring themed centerpieces, paperware, and goody bags for your party.  For the safety of our animals, balloons, glitter, confetti, banners, streamers, noisemakers, are not permitted.

Food and Beverage Policy

Excluding the birthday cake, all food will be provided by our in-house restaurant, SALT Cafe. Add a scoop of ice cream for each guest for $35. View our parent party platters for the adults in your group.

 

Reservations

To book your celebration, a nonrefundable deposit of $100 is required. Once your book your date and pay the deposit a party host will contact you to assist in making your selections on party theme, menu and activity. Final payment must be made in our retail shop on the day of party upon arrival. 

 

 

Not ready to book yet and have some questions? 

 

 

 

 

We look forward to making your child’s birthday unforgettable! And grown-ups, we promise you will find yourself being entertained and educated, too!

Shreveport Aquarium

SALT Cafe

601 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

318-383-0601

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