Birthdays at Drumlin Farm A unique opportunity for Mass Audubon member families! Celebrate your child’s birthday in our cozy Pond House or Turkey House, reserved exclusively for you. Enjoy a visit to the farm or choose a special Farmers Program. Return to your reserved space at the end of your visit for food and refreshments. Both the Pond House and the Turkey House are supplied with rectangular tables and folding chairs for up to 25 people. You will need to supply the food and refreshments; party supplies and decorations (sorry, no balloons); and child supervision, we suggest a minimum of 5 adult chaperones.
Basic Party (all ages)
Rent our Pond House for your weekend birthday party. This party includes: 2 hour party time, either 10 AM-12 PM or 2 PM-4 PM. 30 minutes to set-up and 45 minutes for clean-up. Tables and chairs to seat 25 people. Trash removal. Farm admission. Host to welcome, orient and guide your party.
Looking for a little something more? Hayride for your group – this is only available mid-April though October.
Party with a Program (age 5 and older)
$375.00 Rent our Pond House for your weekend birthday party and include a half hour program lead by one of our Teacher-Naturalists with a follow up activity lead by your host. This party includes: 2 hour party time, either 10 AM-12 PM or 2 PM-4 PM. 30 minutes to set-up and 45 minutes for clean-up. A one-hour program which includes a special activity. Choose from the following Farmer Programs: o Cow – learn about our different cows, have the opportunity to milk one of our cows and try your hand at making butter. o Chicken – learn about the many varieties of chickens here at Drumlin Farm and meet one up close and personal. Help collect some eggs and get a taste of a fresh egg from Drumlin Farm. Tables and chairs to seat 15 children and up to 10 adults. Trash removal. Farm admission. Host to welcome, orient and guide your party. Please note that the Party with a Program is limited to a maximum of 15 children due to the interactive nature of these programs. All children must wear closed toe shoes in order to participate. Because of time constraints, Party with a Program is unable to add either a Hayride or Activity Kit.
Things You Should Know
Birthday Parties are available September through mid-June, weekends only. No summer parties are available. You must be a current Mass Audubon Member in order to rent the Pond House for a party. You can easily renew or purchase a membership when you call to make your reservation. Parties begin at either 10:00 AM or 2:00 PM. Drumlin Farm is open rain or shine; some exceptions may be made due to extreme weather conditions. We regret that we cannot schedule rain dates. You should plan on coming dressed for the weather – puddles can be one of the highlights of the farm! Parties have a maximum capacity of 25 people, this includes adults and children. A non-refundable $50.00 deposit is required to reserve a time and date.
For More Information… Please leave a message for Martha Slone at 781-259-2275 or DrumlinBirthday@massaudubon.org who responds to all messages once a week. When leaving a message, please include your name and contact information; the child’s age; which birthday party option you are interested in; two or three possible dates for the birthday party.
Reservation Form Yes! I would love to have my childâ€™s birthday at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary. Adult Name: _________________________
Child Name and Age _____________________
Phone: ______________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________ Preferred Dates: _______________________________________________________________________ Preferred Time: _______________________ Number of:
_________children (20 max for basic party, 15 max for party with a program) _________adults (5 max for basic party, 10 max for party with a program)
Birthday Party Costs: _____Basic Party _____Party with a Farmer Program _____Cow or
$250.00 $375.00 _____Chicken
Additional Costs: _____Hayride, available mid-April through October (w/Basic Party only) _____Membership _____Additional people ($10 each, w/Basic Party only)
$ 25.00 $ 58.00 $________
Birthday Party Cost
A $50.00 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your birthday party. Please make checks payable to Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary. Balance will be due on the date of the party. ___________________________________
For office use: Deposit rcvd ________ date ___________ Balance due ________
Final number of guests ____________