A birthday they’ll remember.

 Birthdays at Longue Vue are full of
fun, adventure, and learning!

BIRTHDAY TEAS

WHAT IS A BIRTHDAY TEA?
Celebrate your child’s birthday with a whimsical tea at Longue Vue. Birthday guests will enjoy beautiful views, and child-friendly tea service with light bites and desserts.

HOW LONG DO BIRTHDAY TEAS LAST?
Birthday Teas are two hours long. Refreshments are served 30 minutes after event start time.

HOW MANY KIDS CAN ATTEND?
A Birthday Tea can accommodate up to 15 guests, plus up to 15 parents or guardians.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN A BIRTHDAY TEA?

  • Exclusive use of the selected party space
  • Private bathroom for you and your guests
  • Tea and snacks
  • Set up, break down, cleaning and sanitizing before and after
  • Tea cups, plates, napkins, and utensils (hosts may choose plastic-free disposables or non-disposable)
  • Two Longue Vue birthday hosts to serve tea and support other needs
  • Access to the Longue Vue gardens for you and your guests, all day on the day of the birthday tea

IS CAKE INCLUDED?
Small, individualized desserts are included. Parents are welcome to bring a birthday cake.

Please contact Garden Educator Mariah Theobald with booking inquiries. 

  • Payment in full and acceptance of site policies are required to secure a registration.
  • Longue Vue handles all cleaning for this event. Hosts and guests must remove only those items you bring with you for the celebration.
  • Hosts may arrive up to one hour before event start time and may remain in the rented space up to 30 minutes beyond the end time. While you may visit the gardens following your celebration, a penalty fee of $100 will be assessed for event set-ups in the celebration space more than 30 minutes after the rental end time.
  • Reservations are non-refundable. One complimentary reschedule is included in the reservation. Subsequent reschedule requests are subject to a $25 administrative fee.
  • Please note that the cancellation and reschedule policy will not be amended based on weather, other than in the event of severe weather requiring the entire Longue Vue site to close, in which case a full refund or complimentary reschedule will be granted. In the event of rain or other inclement weather that does not require a site closure, Longue Vue will make interior space (the Education Center) available, at no additional charge.
  • Clients will not have access to a refrigerator and are encouraged to bring ice chests for refrigeration needs.
  • Amplified music is not permitted on site.
  • Latex balloons, glitter, or confetti are not permitted on-site.
  • Longue Vue is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Food by Edith & Edgar’s Museum Cafe, including:

A selection of 3 kid-friendly tea sandwiches
Fresh fruit skewers
Scones
A selection of 2 sweet treats

Tea & Juice Selections
* Select two (2). Tea served with sugar and choice of milks.

Rose hibiscus OR lemon verbena mint tea from the Longue Vue gardens (hot and/or iced)
Apple juice
Lemonade

Water is included.

An airpot of coffee is available for an additional fee.

Price for a two-hour birthday celebration is $675. For members at the Family Membership level or above, the price is $625.

The price includes all food, set up, exclusive use of the space, tea cups, utensils, napkins, plates, etc. Cleaning and sanitizing will take place before and after your event.

Parents are welcome to bring a cake.

GARDEN BIRTHDAY

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT A GARDEN BIRTHDAY?
Guests of all ages can enjoy the unique beauty and outdoor fun in the half-acre children’s Discovery Garden. Guests can dig for worms, design a garden, chase bugs and butterflies, and interact with the vegetable beds.

Garden Birthday Parties are available Saturdays and Sundays at 10AM and 2PM. No other start times shall be allowed other than in extraordinary circumstances (in which an additional fee may be required). Please note that Longue Vue is closed to the public on Sundays. Celebrations booked on Sundays are more private, but do not include garden admission for the entire day.

You’ll have access to the Discovery Garden and Lath House (outdoor picnic seating area).

HOW LONG DO GARDEN BIRTHDAYS LAST?
Garden Birthdays are two hours, with 60 minutes of set up before the event and 30 minutes to clean up afterwards.

HOW MANY KIDS CAN ATTEND?
Up to 35 guests, including children and their parents, can attend a Garden Birthday.

Additional guests may be added at the general admission rate of $10/person, but no more than 35 guests can fit in the Education Center, which is made available in the event of rain.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN A GARDEN BIRTHDAY?

In addition to the space rental, the Garden Birthday package includes self-led activities and one facilitated activity led by your Longue Vue Birthday Host.

Self-led activities can include push/pull toys, digging for worms, watering cans, jumbo lawn games, or hula hoops. Our team will work with you to select the right activities for your party.

Your Longue Vue Birthday Host will also facilitate one activity of your choosing. Examples include: garden-themed craft, potted plant activity, story time, and garden scavenger hunt. Additional facilitated activities can be added for a fee of $50.

All activities included in a Garden Birthday can be customized to match your child’s age range and interests.

Also included:

    • Non-exclusive access to the Discovery Garden and exclusive access to the Lath House: a semi-covered picnic area with fans, sinks, and six picnic tables for eating and activities
    • Non-exclusive access to four nearby restrooms
    • Complimentary flower or seasonal vegetable seed packet for each party guest
    • Complimentary parking
    • Complimentary admission to the Longue Vue gardens for the full day, for all guests (Saturday parties only)
    • Your Longue Vue Birthday Host will be on site to support you throughout the event

IS CAKE INCLUDED?
Longue Vue does not provide a cake; parents are welcome to bring a cake. Individualized treats may also be ordered in advance from Edith & Edgar’s Museum Cafe.

  • Payment in full and acceptance of site policies are required to secure a registration.
  • Hosts and guests must remove any decorations or other items you bring with you for the celebration.
  • Hosts may arrive up to one hour before event start time and may remain in the rented space up to 30 minutes beyond the end time. While you may visit the gardens following your celebration, a penalty fee of $100 will be assessed for event set-ups in the celebration space more than 30 minutes after the rental end time.
  • Reservations are non-refundable. One complimentary reschedule is included in the reservation. Subsequent reschedule requests are subject to a $25 administrative fee.
  • Please note that the cancellation and reschedule policy will not be amended based on weather, other than in the event of severe weather requiring the entire Longue Vue site to close, in which case a full refund or complimentary reschedule will be granted. In the event of rain or other inclement weather that does not require a site closure, Longue Vue will make interior space (the Education Center) available, at no additional charge.
  • Clients will not have access to a refrigerator and are encouraged to bring ice chests for refrigeration needs.
  • Amplified music is not permitted on site.
  • Latex balloons, glitter, or confetti are not permitted on site.
  • Longue Vue is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Price for a two-hour garden birthday celebration is $450. For members at the “Family Membership Level” or higher, the price is $375.

Please direct any additional questions to Garden Educator Mariah Theobald.