Birthday Parties


Have a memorable birthday celebration with your friends and family in a unique and inspiring setting. Chabot’s Birthday Party package includes all-day admission the Center for up to 30 or 70 guests of any age.

The adventure includes an hour and a half in a private room followed by open-ended exploration throughout the Center. Take in a planetarium show, visit our tinkering studio and explore one of our hands- on space-themed exhibitions. Take your guests to our observation deck where you can peer through one of our high powered telescopes or discover the unexpected in the beautiful surroundings of the Redwood forest.

Reservations can be made by clicking the button below, or via phone at (510) 336-7329, or by email at Birthdays@chabotspace.org. One month advance booking required.


Party Times:

Saturday and Sunday, 11:00am-12:30pm or 2pm-3:30pm



Children over 2 yrs are included in the guest count

Galileo Classroom:

  • Up to 30 guests
  • Non-Member: $550 + refundable $100 cleaning deposit
  • Member: $500+ refundable $100 cleaning deposit


Kepler & Copernicus Classrooms:

  • Up to 70 guests
  • Non-Member: $850 + refundable $100 cleaning deposit
  • Member: $800 + refundable $100 cleaning deposit

* Telescope viewing is offered as weather permits
* For larger parties or other rental options, please contact (510) 336-7439 or rentals@chabotspace.org


  • Hosts and party guests are welcome to enter the Center at any time on the day of the party, but note that available storage for food, gifts, etc. is limited to the cart provided to hosts at check-in.
  • The party room is open to hosts 15 minutes prior to start time and 30 mins post party.
  • Decorations are provided by the party host. Glitter and confetti are not permitted.
  • Damage to any Chabot property will result in forfeit of the deposit. This includes damage to both furniture and carpet. Furthermore, any mess left behind that requires facility labor beyond an hour will also constitute in forfeit of the deposit. Cleaning supplies are available to hosts in the party room.
  • Check out with box office staff required.
  • Additional fees for guests and overage on room usage may apply.