Birthday Parties

Come celebrate a birthday at Owl’s Hill!

We provide a guided hike, a craft project, a birthday child gift and a small party favor for each child. You provide any food, paper goods (cups, plates, utensils and napkins), and simple decorations (see Birthday Party Policies).

All Parties (except Pumpkin Party) Cost:
Tuesday-Thursday (Weekdays): $280
Friday - Saturday (Weekends): $350
Pumpkin Party Cost:
Pumpkin Parties are an additional $5/person 
Example: 20 attendees = $100 additional
What does the cost cover?
Total guests (Children + Adults): 20
$5 per person over 20; up to 10 additional guests max.
Where does the party take place?
Outdoors under the Russell Pavilion, rain or shine.
For more information please email or call (615) 370-4672.  Request a party online!

Year Round Party Themes

The Owl Birthday Party - Not Available June, July and August

Features a craft, guided hike through owl territory, an entertaining and educational owl program, and an up-close introduction to the live non-releasable owls of Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary.
The Nature Birthday Party

Features nature-based scavenger hunt and craft, a guided hike and a brief introduction to our non-releasable owls.
The Herp, Herp Hooray!  Party

Features a craft, a guided hike, an entertaining and educational reptile and amphibian program.

Seasonal Party Themes

The Pumpkin Birthday Party
Offered in October
Features pumpkin decorating, a guided hike and... a HAYRIDE! Each child chooses a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch as a party favor.
The Creepy Crawly Birthday Party
Offered May through September
Features activities, an insect craft, and a guided hike looking for all those creepy, crawly creatures.
The Butterfly Birthday Party
Offered May through September
Features activities, a butterfly craft, and a guided hike looking for butterflies and cocoons.

Birthday Party FAQs


Birthday Party Policies:

Booking: Birthday parties must be booked at least two (2) weeks in advance of your desired party date. Payment in full is required to reserve your date and time. Your date does not go on our Birthday Party Calendar until we receive payment. Payment in the form of cash, Discover, Visa, MasterCard or American Express is accepted.

Cancellations: If the host provides Owl's Hill written notice of cancellation more than 10 business days prior to the event (to, the fee paid, minus $50, shall be refunded. If the host cancels within five business days of the event, a fee of $50 plus 20 percent administrative fee will be charged. Rescheduling at the host’s request within five business days of the event is considered a cancellation and will incur the same fee. Refunds will not be given for weather-related cancellations.

Decorations: Host may setup and decorate tables 20 minutes prior to the party start time. Your birthday party package includes the private use of our beautiful covered pavilion, use of two (2) six-foot tables for food and drink (see below) and/or gifts, plus use of four (4) additional six-foot picnic tables with bench seating for your guests. Decorations may not be taped, stapled or applied to pavilion structure. Confetti, pinatas, silly string and helium balloons are prohibited. A word about best they become litter; at worst, they jeopardize wildlife and the environment. In lieu of balloons consider bubbles, dancer streamers, or pinwheels. For more environment friendly ideas see

Food & Drink: Hosts are welcome to bring outside food and non-alcoholic drinks. All food and drink must stay in the pavilion. Bring an ice chest or cooler; no refrigeration or freezer is available.

Cleanup: Cleanup must be completed within the 2-hour party time. We cannot accommodate time extensions. Owl's Hill is a "carry in/carry out" facility. Please plan to leave the pavilion as you found it. Kindly take all trash with you leave. We will provide trash receptacles and do all the cleanup for an additional $40.