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The ENC has some wonderful educational options for birthday parties! All parties and events that occur in the Center MUST be scheduled through ENC staff. Outside vendors are usually not allowed and may NOT provide services within the ENC grounds without the express permission of ENC staff. Check out our awesome party options and policies below, then give us a call to schedule!

  • Environmental Nature Center
  • 1601 E. 16th Street
  • Newport Beach, Orange County, 92663

Phone: (949) 645-8489

Web: Click to Visit

Suitable for: 3 - 15

Outdoor
Birthday Packages

✓ Infant/Toddler: $100

Children turning 1 or 2 are invited to bring up to nine of their friends for a fun birthday experience! Each 45 minute party includes age appropriate parent participation activities that will connect young children with the beautiful natural environment around them. We will focus on sensory rich experiences exploring 4 baby friendly activities. Max 10 children.


✓ Little Naturalist: $10 per child

Children turning 3-5 are invited to bring up to fourteen of their friends for a fun birthday experience! Each one-hour party includes a guided exploration of the grounds with several stops to meet a few of our live animals. A $10 fee is charged for each child. Max 15 children. Min 10.


✓ Amazing Animal: $20 per child

Children turning 6-8 and up are invited to bring up to nineteen of their friends for a party they will never forget! Each 2-hour party includes a guided exploration of the grounds with several stops to meet a few of our live animals, and a scavenger hunt. A $20 fee is charged for each child – and it includes scavenger hunt items ($8/child in ENC store merchandise). Max 20 children. Min 10.


✓ Outdoor Explorer: $25 per child

Children turning 9 – 12 are invited to bring up to fourteen of their friends for a fun party at the ENC! Choose between an Art Party, Tie Dye Party, Mad Science Party, or Movie Night Party. Each 3-hour party includes your choice of activities above, a hike through the Nature Center, and a campfire. Kids can roast hot dogs, tell stories, sing songs and eat S’mores (food not provided)! A $25 fee is charged for each child. Scheduled on Monday through Friday evenings. Max 15 children. Min 8.


Birthday party families must be or become supporting members ($100 donation).


Birthday parties at ENC are kind to the earth! Children learn about their environment while having fun and creating minimal waste. For this reason, balloons are not allowed at the ENC. Refreshments may be served, but please also refrain from using plastic or Styrofoam plates and utensils, and disposable water bottles. Bring paper or re-useable plates & utensils, or make a $1/per child donation to the ENC and we will provide 100% compostable plates, as well as utensils and cups made from biodegradable corn!

Information provided is subject to change without notice. Please contact the venue/entertainer listed to verify that the information provided is still up-to-date. If you have questions about a particular birthday party idea, please contact the birthday party organizer directly.

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