Birthday Parties

visitors petting stingrays
"Party with the Rays" at Florida Oceanographic

Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a family-friendly facility that gives your child the chance to "Party with the Rays." Birthday party packages offer a group rate and facility rental option for families that want to celebrate their child's birthday at the Coastal Center. These party packages are geared toward children ages 2-12.

Birthday parties at the Coastal Center are available on Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. and Sundays at 12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. 

Birthday party package price: $200 Non-member / $175 Members
 

Birthday Package Includes:

* 20 Personalized admission tickets

  • Additional admission tickets can be purchased for $6.00 each prior to the party 

  • All tickets are valid the day of the party only
  • Any guests arriving day of party without a ticket will pay regular admission prices 

* Group pavilion with picnic tables reserved for 3 hour party period (plus early access for setup)

* Self-guided access to the Coastal Center exhibits and all regular public programs

* An age-appropriate printed aquarium scavenger hunt

Note: Birthday families must provide all their own food and decorations. Please see rental agreement for limitations.  

Birthday child receives:

* The honor of stingray presenter

* A birthday certificate

* A stingray plush 

Add an additional birthday child for $10 (includes gift and certificate) 

Full payment and signed agreement are due at time of reservation. 

We request that you schedule your birthday parties at least one month in advance. Availability is limited. 

For restrictions, please see Birthday Party Agreement below. 

If you have any questions or are interested in booking a birthday party, 
please contact Nicole Harper at 772-225-0505 ext. 116 or nharper@floridaocean.org