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Celebrate your child's next birthday at Riverbend!


At Riverbend, children's birthday parties are immersive outdoor adventures that bring the beauty of nature to life. Each party is thoughtfully crafted around a nature theme, offering a range of activities from whimsical woodland explorations to hands-on pond discoveries. With options designed to engage and delight children of various ages, these parties not only celebrate your child's special day but also foster a deep connection with the natural world.

Click here to read FAQs and party policies.


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Riverbend Nature Party - $475

Nature Party Features:

  • Themed party for 17 children led by Party Facilitator
  • 2-hour duration (Extra Hour available upon request for an additional $100)


Choose One Theme Option For Your Party:


A Tiny Trek (ages 2-3) -

  • Hands-on nature-based exploration stations

  • Read a story

  • Explore the bird observation area

  • Does not include a craft

     *Children 2 and under are not allowed to touch our live animals

Woodland Fairy (ages 4+) -

  • Search for woodland friends in the garden

  • Read a story

  • Whimsical stroll through the nature preserve

  • Choice of nature party craft

  • Find wonder in the natural world

Pond Discovery (ages 4+) -

  • Montessori-style discovery of pond creatures - frogs, toads, plants

  • Scavenger hunt hike

  • Choice of nature party craft

  • Discovery in the pond with nets and buckets

  • Play pond games

Hiking Party (2.5 hours, ages 7+) - $550

  • Celebrate your birthday on an outdoor adventure 

  • Join two Facilitators on a guided 1-mile hike to ‘Bamboo Forest’ on the Bridlewild trail system

  • Explore the bamboo grove

  • Does not include a craft

  • All participants need to bring a water bottle and appropriate footwear. Caregivers are encouraged to join the group on the hike.



Nature Party Craft Choices

Select an arts and crafts to give your guests extra nature-based fun! 

For ages 4-6:

  • Paper Plate Lilly Pad
  • Pinecone Fairy
  • Nature Sun Print


For ages 7-10:

  • Nature Critter Craft
  • Pond Water Color
  • Nature Bookmarks
  • Decorate Plant Pots and Plant Seeds


        Are you interested in a Riverbend Birthday Party? 

Need a space for an upcoming event?


Interested in renting Riverbend's historic Snider Barn for an upcoming event, meeting, or other need?

Barn rentals are available on a limited basis throughout the year. A barn rental is perfect for corporate or community meetings, bar and bat mitzvahs, small weddings, family parties, and more! (Please be advised there is a 3 hour facility rental minimum)

  • $200 per hour for private and corporate functions.
  • $100 per hour for non-profit groups on weekdays and $150 an hour on weekends.
  • One Riverbend staff member included in this rate. If guests exceed 50, there will be an additional charge of $25/hr for a second staff member.  

Click here for more information on barn rentals.

For more information please contact

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Pam MacCormick

Office Administrator