Celebrate your birthday at the richmond spca!
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Your birthday party at the Richmond SPCA? You bet! We have games, decorations, invitations and party favors. We even let you and your friends play with the animals. If your mom or dad says it’s okay, Waggles can come and say hi!



To schedule a birthday party, please ask your mom or dad to contact our education manager at 804-521-1327. It is recommended that parties be scheduled at least six weeks in advance for best date availability. Scroll down to the "Scheduling" heading below to read more about the scheduling process.

Times:
Weekdays - 3:30 to 5 p.m. (only available September - May) or  5:30 to 7 p.m. (available year round)
Saturdays - 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Sundays - 12:30 to 2 p.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m.


Adoption Themed Birthday Party Package: 

Price: $250 for 10 children (including the birthday child). $15 for each additional guest, up to a maximum of 25 children.

$100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This package includes: 
• 1.5 hours in our party room and a party host
• A stuffed animal (cat or dog) that each child will “adopt” and take home in a critter box that they decorate.
• Richmond SPCA goody bags for each child
• Richmond SPCA invitations, mailed to you for distribution 
• A guided visit with the adoptable dogs and cats in our care
• A special visit by one of our shelter dogs
• All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
• Set-up and clean-up by a Richmond SPCA party host


The Party Animal Package:

Price: $250 for 10 children (including the birthday child). $15 for each additional guest, up to a maximum of 25 children.

$100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This package includes:
• 1.5 hours in our party room and a party host
• An exclusive Richmond SPCA “Party Animal” t-shirt for each child to decorate (available in youth and adult sizes)
• Richmond SPCA goody bags for each child
• Richmond SPCA invitations, mailed to you for distribution
• A guided visit with the adoptable dogs and cats in our care
• A special visit by one of our shelter dogs
• All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
• Set-up and clean-up by a Richmond SPCA party host


Deluxe Birthday Party Package:

Price: $300 for 10 children (including the birthday child). $15 for each additional guest, up to a maximum of 25 children.

$100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This package includes:
• 1.5 hours in our party room and a party host
• A 15” stuffed cat or dog that each child will stuff, adopt, and take home in a carrier that they decorate!
• Richmond SPCA goody bags for each child
• Richmond SPCA invitations, mailed to you for distribution
• A guided visit with the adoptable dogs and cats in our care
• A special visit by one of our shelter dogs
• All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
• Set-up and clean-up by a Richmond SPCA party host

The Richmond SPCA Birthday Party Package: 

Price: $175 for 10 children (including the birthday child). $12 for each additional guest, up to a maximum of 25 children.

$100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This package includes: 
• 1.5 hours in our party room and a party host
• A fun, age-appropriate craft featuring the Richmond SPCA for each guest to take home
• Richmond SPCA goody bags for each child
• Richmond SPCA invitations, mailed to you for distribution 
• A guided visit with the adoptable dogs and cats in our care
• A special visit by one of our shelter dogs
• All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
• Set-up and clean-up by a Richmond SPCA party host

 

Upgrade with a Waggles Appearance: Our Humane Education mascot Waggles will make an appearance, greet party guests, and bring a surprise for the birthday boy or girl. Cost: $15

Birthday Cakes: An exclusive Richmond SPCA birthday cake from Ukrop's Bakery can be ordered for your party.  Please note that these cake designs may only be ordered through the Richmond SPCA. The cost of the cakes are as follows:

  • 1/2 sheet cake $36.99 serves 32 to 48
  • 1/4 sheet cake $24.99 serves 16 to 24

Design One (Dog and Cat)


Design Two (Waggles)


Scheduling:

When contacting our education coordinator to schedule a party, please provide:
  • Contact information
  • Birthday child’s name and age
  • Number of children you are inviting to the party
  • Approximate age range of the children attending the party

Parents/hosts will need to provide food and drinks for party guests. If you bring ice cream, a cooler will be needed. We ask that at least two adults stay for the duration of the party and additional adults are always welcome!