All Animal Humane Society locations will be closed Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day holiday. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, May 31.

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Birthday parties

Celebrate your birthday with a different kind of party animal!

Animal Humane Society is a natural location for your party animal’s next swingin’ birthday bash. It’s two hours of fun, with a little bit of learning that feels exactly like even more fun. Animal Humane Society is a unique destination that brings out the big “Happy” in “Happy Birthday”!


  • 1.5 hours of activities led by an Animal Humane Society educator at any Animal Humane Society location, including a shelter tour, educational activities, and animal-themed games and crafts
  • An additional half hour for your personal birthday celebration (gift opening, etc.)
  • A visit from a special animal guest
  • Printable invitations, decorations, balloons, and a small gift bag for each child
  • Cost: $200 (a $50 nonrefundable deposit is required to hold a party date)

Families are welcome to bring their own cake, candles, and paper goods.

In order to make your party an amazing experience for your child and their guests, the maximum number of guests is as follows. All children attending must be 7 years of age or older.

Golden Valley: 15 children and 4 adults
Woodbury, Coon Rapids, and Buffalo: 15 attendees (including adults)
St. Paul: 12 attendees (including adults)

Select the option below to request your birthday party for a weekend or weekday.




For more information regarding where to go, what to bring, and our cancelation policy, visit our Birthday Party Information page.

Visit our FAQs for even more fun info about your child's big day!

For additional questions or inquiries, please contact the Animal Humane Society's Humane Education department at 763-489-2221 or online. You’ll be helping one great cause by throwing one great party!