Celebrate Your Child's Birthday with Us!

Celebrate your child’s birthday at either our downtown Museum or Art + Play Space location in Del Mar! All birthday packages include admission to our spaces for your entire party. For birthday parties at the Del Mar location (best suited for 4 and under), please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

birthdays at the museum - downtown

Party Basics:

  • Days: Monday + Wednesday-Sunday
  • Party Times: 9:30-11:30am or 1:30-3:30pm
  • Location: Party room varies based on party size and capacity (downtown location)
  • Pricing: $200 – $1,200 based on package
  • Food/drink: Guests may bring their own (or order from the Museum’s Bean Sprouts Café)
  • Members: 10% discount on all packages + one free add-on
  • Military: 10% discount on all packages

All Parties Include:

  • Museum admission for your entire party
  • Reserved birthday space for 2 hours
  • 1 free admission pass for each child in party to visit the Museum at a later date
  • Access for party guests to play in the Museum (entire day of party)
  • 1 free parking spot for Birthday Family in Museum garage
  • Museum gift bag for the Birthday Child
  • Access to party space 30 minutes prior to party to set up

Downtown Birthday Party Packages

The Cafe Party Package

  • $200 (member: $180)
  • 12 people max (includes adults + children)
  • Private party space on Café Patio
  • Reserved for 2 hours
  • Food must be ordered from Bean Sprouts Café

Party Place Package

  • $400 (member: $360); semi-private (15 people max)
  • $600 (member: $540); private (30 people max)
  • Space in Party Place on lower level
  • Reserved for 2 hours
  • Dedicated Party Concierge

Arts Education Center Package

  • $750 (member: $675)
  • 40 people max (includes adults + children)
  • Private party space in Arts Education Center
  • Reserved for 2 hours
  • Dedicated Party Concierge

Upstairs Outdoor Patio Package

  • $1,200 (member: $1,080)
  • 50 people max (includes adults + children)
  • Private party space on upstairs patio
  • Reserved for 2.5 hours
  • Dedicated Party Concierge

Optional Add-Ons

  • $50: Birthday set up and clean up assistance
  • $50: Hands-on activity*
  • $50: Birthday paper goods (birthday sign, table cover, plates, napkins and utensils)
  • $25: Dance Party*

*No hands-on activity or dance party for The Cafe Party package.

REQUEST A BIRTHDAY PARTY – DOWNTOWN

birthdays at the art + play space - Del Mar

Party Basics:

  • Days: Saturday + Sunday
  • Party Times: 1-3pm
  • Location: Full use of the Art + Play Space (closed to public during party)
  • Pricing: $600 (member: $540)
  • Food/drink: Guests may bring their own (no alcohol and other restrictions apply)
  • Members + Military: 10% discount

All Parties Include:

  • Admission to the space (30 people max)
  • Exclusive use of space for 2 hours
  • 1 free admission pass for each child in party to visit at a later date
  • Validated parking for one car (birthday family) in Del Mar Plaza garage
  • Museum gift bag for the Birthday Child
  • Access to space 30 minutes prior to party to set up

Questions?

For questions regarding birthday parties, please contact birthdays@thinkplaycreate.org.

Museum Closure

The downtown Museum is closed Oct. 4-7 due to a special event.