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Birthday Parties

Birthday parties are BACK live and in-person, with virtual options available, too!

The health and safety of the young people who attend our programs is our top priority, and we have made some important changes to ensure everyone's safety. Click here to learn more about our health safety policies.

The Wisconsin Humane Society offers fun-filled birthday parties for kids ages 6-12! These convenient packages take care of all the details so you can just bring your guests and enjoy. All of the proceeds from your party help to provide food, shelter, and lifesaving medical care to animals in need.

Every party package includes:

  • Invitations
  • Birthday cake & beverages
  • Tablecloths, plates, forks, napkins, and cups
  • Exclusive Adoption Avenue tour
  • Party host to assist
  • Visits with animal guests!

Package pricing:

  • Spaniel Package ($225*) – Cake and juice
  • Great Dane Package ($275*) – Cake, juice, and cheese pizza
  • Add an exclusive WHS kid’s T-shirt to any package for only $15 per shirt!

*Prices are for up to 10 children, including the birthday child, and four adult chaperones. At our Milwaukee Campus only, there is an option to add additional children for $10 per extra child (up to 14 maximum per party and five adult chaperones). A $150 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking and applied to your balance.

Parties are 2 hours and held Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at our Milwaukee, Racine, and Ozaukee Campuses. For best availability, please contact us four weeks in advance to book your party.

-- Click here to request an in-person birthday! --

We also offer fun virtual birthday parties for kids turning 6-12 years old to celebrate from afar with their friends and family! The fee for a virtual birthday party is $75.00.

Each virtual party includes:

  • An exclusive birthday swag box mailed to the birthday child, including a WHS t-shirt, a plush dog, a children's book, a birthday card, and other fun goodies!
  • An online tour of the adoption area at one of our campuses 
  • A virtual meeting with at least one animal at our shelter
  • An interactive game for your guests
  • An option to have our staff sing happy birthday to the birthday child
  • A digital party favor (an exclusive WHS birthday coloring sheet) to share with each guest.

Parties are approximately 30 minutes long and are offered on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. CST. Dates are subject to availability.

-- Click here to request a virtual birthday party! --


Questions? Please contact a member of our Youth Programs Team:

For all other inquiries, please email our Youth Programs Team.