Parties

Your party includes:

  • A fun, themed, science workshop given by a Science North or Dynamic Earth Bluecoat
  • A pizza lunch for the group
  • Admission to Science North or Dynamic Earth for the day
  • A loot bag for each child
  • Private room for 1 hour lunch/cake

Add-on experiences:*

We will provide a space for you to bring your own cake, gifts, and decorations you wish to personalize the day. Contact us today for more information!

* Add-on experiences have an additional price per person. Depending on the size of your group, you may be eligible for group rates.

Party Themes:

Animals In Your Backyard

Location: Science North
Recommended for ages 3 to 12

Does your child or group love to explore nature and learn about animals? If yes, then they'll love our Animals in Your Backyard party! Children will meet some of Science North's ambassador animals and learn about what makes each animal unique.

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Mineralcraft

Location: Dynamic Earth
Available seasonally from March to September
Recommended for ages 5 to 12

Minecraft is captivating the imaginations of children everywhere. Here’s a test: say "obsidian, diamond, lapis lazuli" to your child / group. Did their ears perk up?

Here’s how to be the coolest parent ever: book this party.

Using giant, life-size Minecraft-inspired blocks they’ll build something so big it’ll fit them all inside. They’ll unearth the real science behind Minecraft’s minerals in the process.

Even if your child or group likes building things and awesome-looking minerals, this is the party for them!

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Ooey, Gooey Party

Location: Dynamic Earth (March to September) and Science North (October to February)
Recommended for ages 3 to 12

Does your child love slimy, ooey, gooey things? If yes, then they'll love our Ooey Gooey party! This is the best party for kids who love to mix and make new things! Kids will create "snot" (a.k.a. Silly Putty) and play with ooey gooey matter and magic mud! They'll even take their concoctions home, along with the recipes for future ooey gooey fun!

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New! Cast from the Past

Location: Dynamic Earth
Recommended for ages 3 to 12

Who doesn't love dinosaurs? During this exciting workshop, your budding paleontologists will learn about new Canadian dinosaur discoveries. Partygoers will use important tools of the trade to create their very own moulds and casts of dinosaur fossils to take home, all while exploring what led these prehistoric animals to their extinction. Rawr!!

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$0

Item General Public Members
Adult $12.52 $11.25
Child $28.34 $20.43
IMAX per participant $6.78 $6.78
Planetarium per participant $6.78 $6.78
Cupcakes (each) (available at Science North only) $1.41 $1.41
8" cake (available at Science North only) $28.25 $28.25

* Pricing may change at any time without notice. Please use this calculator only as an estimation tool as final pricing may vary. A deposit of $150 is required at the time of booking. If, in the event of a cancellation, we will refund the full amount of your deposit up to 7 days prior to your reservation date. If a cancellation is within 7 days of the reserved date, your deposit becomes non-refundable.

1 Cupcakes: Chocolate or Vanilla. Minimum 2 weeks notice required.

2 Cake: 8" yellow round cake with optional English or French "Happy Birthday" message written with child's name. Minimum 2 weeks notice required.

 

Inquire Now

Booking a party at Science North & Dynamic Earth is easy! You can host a party at Science North or Dynamic Earth any day of the week, including some holidays!

To book a party today, call (705) 522-3701 or 1-800-461-4898 (outside of the City of Greater Sudbury)

To inquire about parties, please fill out the form below and we will be in contact with you shortly!

  

Our friendly and knowledgeable Bluecoats will ensure your party is fun, exciting, and memorable. Our parties are themed which boosts the fun factor and fits the interests of your group. We're available year-round and offer high-quality educational and entertaining workshops at a great price for your group!

1. How do I book a party?

It's easy! You can call us today to book your party or you can inquire online about booking a party and we will be in contact with you shortly!

To call: (705) 523-4629 or (800) 461-4898 (for those outside of Greater Sudbury)

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2. How old does my child have to be to host a party at Science North or Dynamic Earth?

We offer parties for children of all ages! Each party theme has a recommended age range based on the different types of activities that we offer for that theme. For example, the Lights! Camera! ACTION! party recommends ages 7 and up because children are using video cameras to film and edit videos with the help of our Bluecoat. Other parties such as Animals in Your Backyard, recommends ages 3 to 12 because the activities can be adapted to any age within that range. If you are unsure if a party theme is age-appropriate for your child, please give us a call today or inquire online and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have!

(705) 523-4629 or (800) 461-4898

3. Can I bring my own cake, gifts, and decorations?

Absolutely! We will provide a space for you to bring your own cake, gifts, decorations, and other items you wish to include to make the day special for your child or group. If you are bringing a cake that needs to remain frozen or refrigerated, we will take care of that for you until you are ready to serve it. We will provide cutlery, plates, and napkins for your celebration but please bring your own candles and we'll light them for you. Gifts can be stored in our party room until they are ready to be opened. If you would like to bring your own decorations, you can set up the room a half-hour before your booking but you must take down your decorations immediately after the party.

4. Are there a minimum or maximum number of children allowed to book a party?

Our minimum number of participants is eight (8) people which includes both children and adults. For example: you could have six children and two adults or four children and four adults, etc. There is no maximum number of participants allowed, however, to create the best experience for your partygoers, we recommend keeping the group under 15 children to ensure each child has the opportunity to spend the most time participating in the activities.

5. When can I book a party?

You may book a party throughout the year during our normal operating hours at Science North or Dynamic Earth. Parties are most often booked on Saturday and Sundays but weekday bookings can usually be accommodated as well. Parties are two (2) hours in length. Parties at Science North can start at either 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Parties at Dynamic Earth can start at either 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Note that Dynamic Earth is open seasonally from March to October. Science North is closed during some holidays including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day, at which time parties are unavailable. Please call or inquire today to ensure your date is available for booking.

(705) 523-4629 or (800) 461-4898

6. What does a party include and not include?

Your party includes:

  • A fun, themed, science workshop given by a Science North or Dynamic Earth Bluecoat
  • A pizza lunch for the group
  • Admission to Science North or Dynamic Earth for the day (depending on the location of the party)
  • A loot bag for each child
  • Private room for 1 hour lunch / cake.

You are also welcome to bring the following items from home if you wish, as they are not included:

  • Cake and candles
  • Gifts
  • Balloons and other fun decorations

7. How soon should I book a party?

Parties must be booked a minimum of ten (10) days in advance. We recommend contacting us as soon as you begin planning your party. Even if you would like to inquire or tentatively set a date for the party, please call or inquire online and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have and ensure your date is available.

8. Do I need a deposit to book a party?

A deposit of $150 is required to book a party, and this deposit becomes non-refundable if the party is cancelled within 7 days of the reserved date.

9. What are the cancellation policies for parties?

You may cancel your booking at any time, however, if your cancellation is within 7 days of the reserved date, your deposit becomes non-refundable.

A minimum of 8 people per party (including adults) applies unless otherwise indicated. Parties can start at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m at Science North, and 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at Dynamic Earth. Parties are only available during Science North's and Dynamic Earth's scheduled days of operation. HST is not included in the prices listed. Prices are subject to change without notice. A deposit is required to book a party, and this deposit becomes non-refundable if the party is cancelled within 7 days of the reserved date.