Host your child’s next birthday celebration at Butterfly Pavilion and have all the kids buzzing about it! All of our customizable birthday party packages include a two-hour private room rental, tables and chairs, and access to our interactive exhibits.
Birthday parties at Butterfly Pavilion are full of excitement, laughter, education and FUN! Please read below for a description of all our birthday party options.
These prices include two-hour room rental, tables, chairs, and exhibit access. Attendee counts includes both adults and children. Children one and under do not count toward the total number of participants.
Don’t forget! Each party is completely customizable. A complete list of birthday party add-ons ($50 each), including exhibit tours and encounters with live animals, is available below.
- Up to 10 attendees: $130 non-member / $117 member
- Up to 20 attendees: $195 non-member / $175 member
- Up to 30 attendees: $260 non-member / $234 member
- Up to 40 attendees: $325 non-member / $292 member
- Up to 50 attendees: $390 non-member / $351 member
All parties are held on SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS at the following times*:
- 9:00am – 11:00am
- 11:30am – 1:30 pm
- 2:00pm – 4:00pm
($50 deposit required)
*Please Note: All Birthday Party dates & times are subject to change until a signed contract is returned to Butterfly Pavilion. A contract is emailed to the provided email address 3-5 business days after the request and deposit have been made. Please do not send invitations until your party has been confirmed by Butterfly Pavilion.
- You can add up to seven additional guests beyond your party package level for a fee of $8 per guest.
- Check-in and room set-up takes place 15 minutes prior to party start, and take-down must be completed by the end of the two-hour time slot.
- Exhibit access begins at the time the party starts, and guests can stay in the exhibits until closing time (5 p.m.).
- Outdoor gazebo parties are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
- Member discounts do not apply to party add-ons, just base-party-pricing.
- Parties booked less than 14 days in advance are subject to a $50 late fee. Book early and save!
- Parties must be booked at least 72 hours prior to the reserved time.
- Membership passes are for general admission only and cannot be applied to birthday party packages.
- You may bring in your own food, decorations, and/or have pizza delivered to Butterfly Pavilion. Alcohol is prohibited at birthday parties.
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Educational and Fun Add-on Options ($50 each)
Buggy Story Time Imaginations will run wild while listening to stories about some of our favorite buggy friends. Meet some of the real animals featured in our story books!
Tour with Pete the Praying Mantis Surprise! It’s a guest appearance by our mascot, Pete the Praying Mantis—a picture-perfect moment at any party! Pete and his “handler” provide fun and exciting facts about a variety of invertebrates during a 30-40 minute tour of the exhibits.
Live Animal Encounter (indoor parties only) Get up close and personal with our ambassador animals including Rosie, the friendly Chilean rose-hair tarantula. Learn about Madagascar hissing cockroaches, millipedes, and other fascinating animals in an interactive 30-40 minute presentation.
Butterfly Craft Project (indoor parties only) Discover a butterfly’s life-cycle on a tour of Wings of the Tropics, our expansive indoor rainforest, and then make your very own butterfly to take home!
Web Adventures Widows and huntsman and tarantulas, oh my! Starting October 1st, discover the world of spiders through all eight eyes. Become entangled in the different web techniques of several spider species as we learn about their lifestyles! Interact with Rosie, our ambassador tarantula, and become master web-builders in this creepy-crawly 30 minute adventure.
Garden Safari (outdoor parties only) Engage all five senses while exploring our outdoor Discovery Garden! Learn about native Colorado plants and animals and how they work together in natural habitats. Team up with friends to complete a nature trail scavenger hunt!
Fun Add-on Party Favors
Butterfly Pavilion Gift Shop Gift Cards Thinking of forgoing goodie bags? Instead, thank your guests with a $5 gift card to use in our educational gift shop on the day of the party, or during a return visit to Butterfly Pavilion!
Earth-Friendly Favors ($5 each) Cross this off your list—we’ll provide your guests with pre-packaged goodie bags containing eco-friendly, fun gifts for kids ages 3 and up!
For questions, please call 720-974-1871 or email Parties@butterflies.org.