Blast off with an out-of-this-world birthday party at Chabot Space & Science Center! We make birthday celebrations easy as 1-2-3 - simply choose your party time, tell us the date you are interested in and our birthday coordinator will help you plan your special day.
All birthday packages include access to our hands-on exhibits, a planetarium show and t-shirt for the birthday child. As an add on, you may purchase a themed party activity option or gift bags.
We will help you plan a party that you and your family and friends will remember for light years to come!
All Packages Include:
- Admission for up to 20 people (kids and adults)
- Private Room for 1 hour
- Chabot T-shirt for the birthday child
- A Planetarium show
- Downloadable Birthday Party Invitation
Choose Your Celebration Time from one of the following slots:
|11am - 12pm||11am - 12pm|
|12:30pm - 1:30pm||12:30pm - 1:30pm|
|2pm - 3pm||2pm - 3pm|
|3:30pm - 4:30pm|
Choose Your Party Package from the following choices:
NEW!! Bubble Party (30-Minute Activity)
Ages 3 - 5
Make your party pop! Our new bubble party package will have your guests stretching, stacking and standing in bubbles! Learn about what a bubble is, its elasticity, types of solutions and the best instruments to create bubbles. Celebrate your birthday in a bubble!
Cost: $275 members / $300 non-members
Cosmic Package (No Activity)
Ages 3 & Up
Celebrate your fun-filled day at Chabot Space & Science Center with one of our most popular packages. Play with the stars by checking out all our interactive exhibitions and seeing a show with your friends in our state-of-the-art Planetarium OR our MegaDome Theater!
Cost: $189 members / $209 non-members
"It was awesome! All the kids had such a great time at the Solar Go Round, the Discovery Lab, the sun and the stars exhibit, and they are still talking about the Living Sea!”
- Verbinski Party, Age 3
Polar Ice Cream (1 Hour Activity)
Ages 5 & Up
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Can you tell the difference between the polar caps on Earth and Mars? Learn how and why things freeze by making your very own ice cream.
Cost: $355 members / $375 non-members
"Everything was wonderful. The Polar Ice Cream project, the room and the solar show was awesome!”
- Williams Party, Age 5
Solar Car Challenge (1.5 Hour Activity)
Ages 8 & Up
Solar energy is one of the best ways you can help the environment. We can't think of a better way to show off this concept than by having kids design, build and race Lego solar cars! Rain or shine, come and see how fast, tall and creative you can make your car.
Price: $345 members / $365 non-members
"I want to thank you and the rest of the staff for putting on the perfect birthday. We really enjoyed the outdoor tent space!”
-Eric's Party, Age 7
Pop Rockets (1 Hour Activity)
Ages 8 & Up
Have you ever wanted to launch a rocket into orbit? Roll up your sleeves and stand back as you send your own space shuttle off into the wild blue yonder - with the help of our space commander!
Price: $290 members / $310 non-members
"The party was truly wonderful, and I thought you and the museum did a great job designing a program with lots of variety that could still happen at a relaxed pace that the kids could enjoy”
- Kagan-Rowe Party, Age 8
Do you want to add?
Custom Gift Bags
Gift Bag options are available at the Starry Nights Gift Shop. You can purchase $4 bags or $7 bags (both priced at 30% off from retail) - or come on in and create your own! Check out our Gift Bag options and popular items.
Call or email the store for details about Gift Bags: (510) 336-7302 or StarryNights@chabotspace.org
To Schedule a Birthday Party, Please contact:
Sales Coordinator at (510) 336-7311 or Birthdays@ChabotSpace.org
Make Your Reservation
Tell us your first and second choices for dates, party time and which package you are interested in.
We will help you to schedule your show and activity time for your day.
Please make your reservations at least two weeks in advance by downloading and filling out the Birthday Party Request Form.
Submit it via fax to (510) 336-7491 or email to Birthdays@ChabotSpace.org
Upon receipt of the request form, we will contact you for your deposit and payment information.
Other inquiries or questions?
Please contact: Sales Coordinator at (510) 336-7311 or Birthdays@ChabotSpace.org
Let us coordinate the catering for you! Get a cosmic deal on food packages that include entrees, salads, snacks, beverages and more! Food will be delivered right to your celebration room in time for party blast off!
Looking for the classic birthday food? Red Boy Pizza gives a new twist to ordering pizza with the finest ingredients and a healthier alternative to your standard pizza crust, a sourdough crust, your child won’t know the difference. Download the Red Boy Catering Form.
Food orders must be placed at least (1) week in advance.
Download and fill out the above Catering Form and email it to Birthdays@ChabotSpace.org or fax it to (510) 336-7491.
A NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 DEPOSIT is required when you reserve a date. A confirmation letter will be sent upon receipt of deposit. THE REMAINING BALANCE IS DUE WITH YOUR FINAL GUEST COUNT AND SHOW CHOICE ONE WEEK PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED PARTY DATE. Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD).
We ask that you not bring balloons, glitter, confetti, or piñatas. These items can be blown into the forest and cause harm to animals.
No entertainment is allowed at birthday parties. We believe that the various shows and activities available at Chabot Space & Science Center will provide your birthday guests with plenty of fun!
Guest Check-In & Parking
Parking is free at Chabot Space & Science Center. Upon arrival, check-in with Visitor Services and receive your group tickets. (Your reservations will be under the birthday child’s name). UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE PARENTS TO DROP OFF THEIR UNESCORTED CHILDREN BEFORE YOU ARRIVE!
We appreciate your interest and look forward to celebrating with you at Chabot Space & Science Center!