Birthday parties

Celebrate your birthday with us!

Make your child’s next birthday memorable with a party at Mississippi Aquarium!  There is no better way to celebrate than with family, friends, and all your favorite aquatic animals.  The Aquarium supplies the fun and the party supplies; we do the work while you enjoy the party. It’s a one of a kind experience that is sure to make a splash! 

Mississippi Aquarium parties are designed for children ages 3 -10.

party with a purpose!

Does your child have a passion for aquatic life and conservation? Consider a Birthday Party with a Purpose!

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Reserve your Party Today!

Complete the online request to schedule a birthday party. A Member of Mississippi Aquarium's event staff will contact you within 48 business hours to confirm your party date and schedule a party time. A 50% non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking.

All parties Include:

  • Complimentary admission to Mississippi Aquarium for the Birthday Child  
  • Admission to the Aquarium for all guests
  • A private party space
  • A visit from Bayou, Mississippi Aquarium's mascot
  • Eco-friendly party supplies (cups, napkins, plates, utensils, table covering)
  • Digital or Printable party invitation
  • Aquatic themed decorations your choice  (Sea Life, Mermaid, Pirate, or Shark) 
  • Personalized Birthday Button for the Birthday Child
  • Happy Birthday Shout Out - Birthday Child is recognized at a habitat of your choosing

Birthday Parties FAQs

What types of Birthday Parties are offered at Mississippi Aquarium?
What is a Party with a Purpose?
What is the suggested age range for a Birthday Party at Mississippi Aquarium?
What if Birthday Child is younger than the suggested age range?
When Can I Host a Birthday Party at Mississippi Aquarium?
How Much Does a Birthday Party Cost? When is Payment Due?
Are there special party rates for Mississippi Aquarium Members?
How Many Guests May I Have? Who Is Included in My Guest Count?  
Can Multiple Children Share One Party?
How Do I Book My Party?
What Will Happen After I Have Requested A Party?
What Is My Final Payment, And When Is It Due?
Can I Bring Food?
Can I Add Food & Beverage to My Party?
What if I Have Leftover Food and Beverage?
Does the Aquarium Provide Decorations?  Can I Bring Decorations?
Can I Bring Balloons?
Can I Bring Outside Entertainment? (Example: Clown, Princess, Costume Character, Face Painter)
Can my guests consume alcohol during the party?
Does the Aquarium provide Invitations?
What happens if there is inclement weather?
Does Mississippi Aquarium Provide Parking?
What if I Need to Reschedule My Party?
What is the Cancellation Policy for Birthday Parties?