Birthday Parties

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

The 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 pavilion 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 on a hiatus for the remainder of the rainy summer season. Parties will be available again starting in October. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Birthday parties at the Coastal Center are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

$235 FOS Member / $270 Non-member

Birthday Package Includes:

* 20 Personalized admission tickets

  • Additional admission tickets can be purchased for $8.00 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

*A private outdoor pavilion space for your guests for the 3 hour party period (plus early access for setup). Picnic tables will be provided.

* 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 assistant (for older children)

* A birthday certificate

* A marine animal plush toy

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 Education Specialist Olivia Roddenberry at 772-225-0505 ext. 116 or