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Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Birthday Parties

PORP Birthday Party

Birthdays are a blast at Potomac Overlook Regional Park! Enjoy the wonders of nature in this beautiful park while creating a fun and unique birthday experience. Parties include a hands-on nature program, three hour use of the auditorium, all day admission to the park and more!

Features & Guidelines

  • Use of the auditorium for 3 hours (half hour for set-up, two hours for the party, half hour for clean-up)
  • A hands-on nature program of approximately 30 minutes (option to extend to 1 hour for an additional $50 - must speak with a staff member)
  • Use of tables and chairs
  • Free all-day admission to the Nature Center and Park for day of the party

After the nature program there is plenty of time for cake, ice cream, and fun!

Party Guidelines

  • Parties are scheduled around programs for the general public and other program requests. We may not be able to accommodate all party requests.
  • Suggested guest limit: 35 people in total (this includes children and attending parents)
  • Our staff will provide a nature program of approximately 30 minutes during the party. Unless another topic is requested, the program will be a hands-on animal experience, adapted to the age level of your group.
  • Helium balloons may not be released in the park. If you must bring helium balloons, they should be tied down and removed at the end of the party.
  • All trash should be placed in the appropriate receptacle and all tables and chairs should be returned to the original location.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% or $20, whichever is greater, of the rental fee will be retained in the event of a cancellation with a minimum of 2 weeks advance notice.
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations with less than 2 weeks advance notice.
  • A $25.00 fee will be charged for changes to a reservation with a minimum of 2 weeks advance notice.
  • No changes will be made to a reservation with less than 2 weeks advance notice.
  • No refunds or changes will be granted in the event of inclement weather.


Birthdays are $175 per party (Sunday morning parties, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. are $225 per party, and includes exclusive use of Nature Center). Call 703-528-5406 if you need assistance.  

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