Living Sea Aquarium Birthday Party

Throw An Unforgettable Daytime Birthday Party

Are you looking to throw an unforgettable birthday party? The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is the perfect location! A birthday party here offers a one-of-a-kind experience that combines entertainment, education, and the beauty of marine life.

Package includes:

  • Park admission including access to shows and exhibits (non-guided) for all birthday party guests
  • A sectioned-off area of the Living Sea aquarium for lunch, cake, and gift opening at a specific time
  • Dedicated party host
  • Each guest has a choice between a hot dog, an Uncrustables sandwich, chicken tenders, or turkey wrap. Includes chips and a drink.
  • Hershey’s ice cream cake – ¼ sheet cake, serves approximately 20 people
  • Birthday decorations include tablecloths, plates, cups, and tabletop decor
  • Special mascot greeting during lunch (dolphin or sea turtle mascot)
  • Goody bag for each child that includes Gulfarium keepsakes
  • Souvenir cup for guest of honor
  • Up to 15 attendees, including birthday child and adults. Additional attendees are $25* each. Max number of attendees is 30 during park hours. All prices are subject to Florida sales tax.
  • Pick a theme for your party! Choose from mermaid, sea life, or pirate theme.
  • Birthday shoutout at one of our presentations
  • Birthday parties take place within our Living Sea aquarium. The birthday area is sectioned off from other guests, but is not a private room and is open to the public during birthday parties if taking place during regular park hours.
  • Seating for dolphin and sea lion presentations is not guaranteed and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis in coordination with general park attendance.
  • Birthday party guests may arrive and depart at the time of their choosing, so long as it is during regular park hours. Consult the current show schedule to coordinate arrival and departure time so that your party is able to view both the dolphin and sea lion presentations during your day at the park.
  • Available options for the Living Sea aquarium are 11:30am-1pm and 2-3:30pm. Times are strictly enforced to allow for adequate clean-up and setup time. If guests are late to arrive, the Living Sea aquarium time will not be extended.
  • Guests will need to provide meal options at least 48 hours prior to party date. If we do not receive meal lists within this time frame, predetermined meal options will be provided.
  • An additional cake can be purchased for $35 + tax.
  • For the safety of the animals, no pinatas, balloons, or confetti are allowed.
  • Goody bags will be available upon departure.
  • Parties must be booked at least 5 days prior to requested date
  • $50 + tax deposit required at the time of reservation to hold the party date. A 5-day cancellation notice is required to receive a full refund of the deposit.
  • Full payment is required upon check-in of the reserving party. Please plan accordingly for full payment to be made in one transaction.


Daytime Fast Facts

Cost: $450 for 15 attendees. $25.00 for each additional guest. ($50.00 deposit required)

Ages: All ages

Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes. (duration refers to a section of Living Sea room rental; party can explore the park anytime between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.)

Book Your Aquarium Party Package Today!

Our aquarium party packages offer a unique and memorable experience that your child and their friends will cherish for years to come. It’s an opportunity to celebrate surrounded by fascinating marine life and create lifelong memories. So dive into the excitement and plan a truly extraordinary birthday party at the aquarium!

Birthday Party Ideas to Help You Plan:

Birthday Party Venue

The Living Sea aquarium at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is the ideal place for a unique and memorable birthday celebration. The space is designed to accommodate groups of various sizes, and provide a fun and interactive environment for the whole party!


Birthday party guests have access to the park during regular park hours and can engage with interactive exhibits, learn about aquatic life, and enjoy entertaining and educational presentations featuring our marine animals.

Birthday Party Themes

At the Gulfarium, you can choose from multiple different themes for your birthday party! With “Mermaids,” “Pirate,” and “Sea Life” to choose from, your birthday party is sure to be a personalized, one-of-a-kind experience!

Educational Opportunities

Birthday parties at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park aren’t just about fun, they’re also a great opportunity to learn about marine ecosystems, conservation, and the importance of protecting our oceans. Ask our event coordinators about incorporating an educational piece into your birthday party, making it both entertaining and a learning experience!


The Gulfarium provides lunch for all birthday parties during regular park hours. These food options are personalized to each specific guest and must be submitted at least 48 hours prior to the event. No outside food is allowed in the park.

Party Favors

As a memorable keepsake, goody bags are provided for each child upon departure of the party. These bags are filled with Gulfarium favors, but for an extra touch you are more than welcome to provide additional favors!

Booking & Availability

Please book your birthday party at least five days to your preferred event date. Contact our event coordinators to discuss available packages, pricing, and any specific requirements or preferences you may have for your event!

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Gulfarium team member holding a penguin and interacting with three visitors