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Birthdays at Riverbend Park

Riverbend Park
[ 8700 Potomac Hills Street ] [ Great Falls, VA 22066 ] [ 703-759-9018 ]

Celebrate your child's special day with a fun and interactive theme, or rent our space and make your own!

Nature, and Primitive Skills Parties: $225 for a maximum of 20 children. Offered year-round. Price covers Nature Center rental and a 1 hour naturalist-led program. Total party time is 2 hours.

Science and Campfire Parties: $250 for a maximum of 20 children. Offered year-round. Price covers Nature Center rental and a 1 hour naturalist-led program. Total party time is 2 hours.

Fishing Parties: $250 for a maximum of 15 children. Offered May-September. Price covers party area rental and 1 hour naturalist-led fishing program. Includes rods, reels, and tackle. Total party time is 2 hours.

Nature Center Rental: $50/hr. Nature Center rentals are available year-round. Call for availability or to schedule a viewing of the building.

Goodie Bags: $6 +tax. Complete your party with a themed goodie bag! Available for all naturalist-led birthday parties.

Important Party Information

  • Submit our online form to request a party date. Call 703-759-9018 with any questions.
  • Themed goodie bags available for $6 +tax upon request.
  • Parents provide all food, drink, and decorations.
  • Parents are responsible for set up and clean up, including tying up trash bags and returning furniture to its original place.
  • Refunds: For cancelations made at least 3 weeks before the party date, a full refund will be issued minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued within 3 weeks of party date. Full refunds given in case of inclement weather.

Party ThemesParty Themes

Fishing Fun (5-12 years)
Learn how to use a fishing rod, then hit the bank! Have a contest to see who can catch the biggest fish of the day. Other activities may include games and fish identification.

Dinosaur Days (3-6 years)
Explore the world of dinosaurs through games, scavenger hunts, and more! Become junior Paleontologists and examine real fossil casts and find your own dinosaur in our dinosaur pit!

Wildlife Adventure (3-12 years)
Meet our exhibit animals up close, learn about common native animals and then go on a wildlife adventure looking for birds, bugs, and more! Other activities may include games, worm hunting, and animal feedings.

Insect Safari (3-12 years)
Insects are everywhere! Learn about these crazy critters by examining specimens and collecting your own. Find out what makes an insect an insect and explore a variety of insect habitats. How many can you find?

Primitive Skills (6-12 years)
Learn what it was like as a child in a Native American village along the Potomac River. See cool artifacts, play traditional games, and try shooting a real bow and arrow!

Science Sleuths (6-12 years)
Get crazy into science as our resident Mad Scientist leads you through experiments covering a multitude of subjects that are guaranteed to make kids say "Wow!"

Campfire Birthday (8-14 years)
Dusk is the best time to check out some of the animals at Riverbend. Take a night hike, learn to make some animal calls and then come back to the Nature Center to enjoy a campfire, stories and s'mores!

Come Join the Party!


Primitive Skills

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