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Witte Birthday Party Spectacular

Celebrate your child’s special day at the Witte Museum!  Treat your guests to a spectacular time exploring exhibits while you learn about South Texas heritage, natural history, science, and test your strength in the H-E-B Body Adventure. 

All Birthday Parties Include:

·         A special Witte drawstring bag for the Birthday child*

·         Party guests 12 years and younger will receive a collectible Witte pencil

·         The use of a private party room for two (2) hours

·         Admission for thirty (30) guests to the Witte Museum,  H-E-B Body Adventure (opens May 24, 2014), and the South Texas Heritage Center

·         Use of an adventure wagon for load-in and load out

Downloadable Invitations

*If there is more than one birthday child additional Witte drawstring bags are available for $10 each 

There are several options to choose from:


Fairytale Princess Birthday Parties

Limited Edition!

Daytime and After-Hour Parties available April 16 thru August 24, 2014 (starts at $500)

Fairy dust, princess wands, and ball gowns oh my!  Your “once upon a time” has arrived at the Witte Museum.  This limited edition birthday party package is in conjunction with the “Fairytale Fiesta” exhibit on display at the museum. 

·    The use of a private party room for three (3) hours

 

  • Admission for thirty (30) guests to the Witte Museum, H-E-B Body Adventure (opens May 24, 2014), and the South Texas Heritage Center
  • A Birthday Party Coordinator on-site to check you into your party room and greet your guests
  • PLUS…
    • A royal proclamation, sash, and crown for the birthday child
    • A guided tour of the “Fairytale Fiesta” exhibit spotlighting regal gowns and trains from Fiesta Royalty of yesteryears
    • Magical activities for up to fifteen (15) children (age 12 years and younger):
      • Coronation ceremony with princess tiaras
      • Princess wand and Witte collectible pencil party favors
      • Story time with a Royal Princess

Rates:

 

  • $500 Fairytale Princess Party: includes admission for up to thirty (30) people and up to fifteen (15) princess tiaras and wands for guests 12 years and younger.  For each additional guest over thirty (30) there will be a fee of $8.50 per person.  Children under the age of three and museum members are not counted towards your guest count.
  • $15 for each additional birthday child
  • Additional magical activity packs are available for $3 each

Party Times for Fairytale Princess Party:
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
*You may arrive up to one (1) hour before scheduled Fairytale Party to set up

Daytime Birthday Parties


Your party will include:

 

  •   The use of a private party room for two (2) hours
     
  •   Admission for thirty (30) guests to the Witte Museum,  H-E-B Body Adventure, and the South Texas Heritage Center
     
  • A Birthday Party Coordinator on-site to check you into your party room and greet your guests.  The Birthday Party Coordinator will check in on the party throughout the duration of the event and meet with you at the end of the party to settle the final balance

Rates:

 

  •  $210 for Witte members; includes general admission for up to thirty (30) guests. To receive your Witte membership discount you must bring your membership card the day of the party
  • $285 for non-Witte members; includes general admission for up to thirty (30) guests
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time the reservation is made to secure party space and a time slot
  • For each additional guest over thirty (30) there will be a fee of $8.50 per person; children under the age of three and Witte Members are not counted towards your guest count.
  • The balance is due the day of your party

Party Times:
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*You may arrive up to 1/2 hour before scheduled party time to set up

H-E-B Body Adventure: Mini Chefs After-Hours Birthday Parties  


With a dash of laughter and a sprinkle of fun we are cooking up a recipe for a yummy good time!  Children will take their celebration to the next level when they tie back their hair and roll up their sleeves!

Your party will include:

  • Admission for sixty (60) guests and two (2) hours of private after-hour use of the H-E-B Body Adventure
  • Access to all H-E-B Body Adventure exhibits, including H-E-Buddy SkyCycle® and Mt. Witte Climbing Wall (for an additional charge)
  • A Birthday Party Coordinator on site to check you into your party room and greet your guests
  • A special Witte drawstring bag for the Birthday Child
  • Mini Chef activities for up to thirty (30) children (ages 12 years and younger):
    • Guided hands-on children’s cooking class in the Demo Kitchen
    • A Witte Program Presenter will teach the children about kitchen safety while letting them create their own healthy masterpiece to eat
    • A souvenir apron to wear and take home

Rates:

  • $500 Mini Chef Party: includes admission for up to sixty (60) people and up to thirty (30) souvenir aprons for guests 12 years and younger. For each additional guest over 60 there will be a fee of $15 per person; children under the age of three and Witte Members are not counted towards your guest count
  •  A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time the reservation is made to secure party space and time slot
  • $50 to staff the H·E·Buddy SkyCycle®
  •  $100 to staff the Mt. Witte climbing wall
  •  The balance is due the day of your party
  • $10 for each additional birthday child
  • Additional souvenir aprons are $5 each

Party Times:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday;
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

*You may arrive up to 1/2 hour before scheduled party time to set up.

Birthday Party Guidelines

  All parties and dates are subject to availability

 All parties are self-guided

  Alcohol is not allowed during Birthday Parties

 The party will be guaranteed when the Witte Event Rentals Staff confirms  date availability and receives the non-refundable deposit

 Please notify the Witte Event Rentals staff in advance of all vendors participating in party, including any deliveries, clowns, etc.

Proper adult supervision is required at all times with the party group

Piñatas, aerosol “silly string”, confetti, etc. are not permitted on museum grounds

 Entrance into surcharged exhibits is not included in Birthday Party packages

 The balance of the party fee is due the day of the Birthday Party

The Witte accepts cash, checks, and credit card payments

Please bring your Witte Museum membership card the day of the Birthday Party to receive your discount

 All party add-ons should be requested at least one week prior to your party date

Complimentary guest parking is available in the Brackenridge Parking Garage

Cancellation Policy

Parties cancelled 7 days or less from the event day will forfeit the remaining balance due on the party

 

Make your child's birthday spectacular!   

To verify availability of a specific date or for more information, please call 210.357.1866

 

 
Invitations are provided in 5 x 7 format to fit a standard envelope.
Downloadable Inviation  - Daytime Package
Downloadable Inviation - Afterhours Mini Chef Package