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Throw a party that will go down in history! Our pioneer-themed birthday parties will have you baking on a wood burning stove, making fun crafts and having a good ol' time.

Experience our unique setting while you celebrate with loved ones. We encourage parties to book 6 weeks in advance to avoid disappointment!

Party Descriptions

Christmas Birthday Party (Ages 5-12)

Ages: 6-13

Enjoy a unique party for your child’s holiday birthday. Bake some goodies on the wood burning stove and play old-fashioned games. Discover what Christmas was like for the Walter family and make your own holiday craft to take home.

Note: The birthday child will receive a special facility treat.

Program Length: 1.5 hours plus 1 hour room rental ($235)

Available: November 5 - December 24

Maximum Group Size: 20 people, including parents and siblings (a minimum of 2 adults must stay with the children to assist with supervision)

Christmas Party Birthday Information Package

Pioneer Birthday Party (Ages 6-12)

Ages: 6-13

Jump back in time and throw a party that goes down in history! Make a sweet treat, build an old fashioned toy and play some games from the past.

Note: The birthday child will receive a special facility treat.

Choose 1 activity from each list:

Food Items Craft Items
Ice Cream Beeswax Candles
Brownies Wooden Boat
Cupcakes Puppet/Doll
Cinnamon Buns Planting Craft
Scones and Butter  
Cookies (oatmeal or sugar)  


Program Length: 1.5 hours plus 1 hour room rental ($235)

Maximum Group Size: 20 people, including parents and siblings (a minimum of 2 adults must stay with the children to assist with supervision)

Pioneer Party Birthday Information Package

Preschool Pioneer Party (Ages 4-5)

Ages: 4-5

 Children will have a great old time trying on old-fashioned costumes and playing party games of yesterday. They'll bake delicious cookies (gingersnap or sugar), make a craft (beeswax candle or puppets) and try their hand at pioneer chores such as washing Mr. Walter's wool socks or carding wool.

Note: The birthday child will receive a special facility treat.

Program Length: 1.5 hours plus 1 hour room rental ($235)

Maximum Group Size: 20 people, including parents and siblings (a minimum of 2 adults must stay with the children to assist with supervision)

Preschool Pioneer Party Birthday Information Package

Party Booking Information

  • The minimum number of adults required for each party must stay with the group at all times to assist with supervision.
  • Additional guests above the maximum number of adults or children will be required to pay applicable admissions costs and will not be able to participate in the program activities.  
  • All fees, including optional additions, must be reserved and paid in full at the time of booking. No refunds or additions for add-ons will be accepted once the booking has been placed.
  • Program dates and times cannot be booked or held until payment is received.
  • Birthday parties must be pre-booked. No drop-in birthday parties will be permitted in the facility or the grounds surrounding the museum. You are welcome to use the picnic sites available in Kinsmen Park.

Book Your Party

Birthday parties are available year round, but space is limited. We recommend parties be booked at least 6 weeks in advance. Book early to avoid disappointment! Payment for the program must be made at the time of booking.

If you have any questions about our birthdays, call 780-442-1442 or email: cmsbirthdaybookings@edmonton.ca.

Cancellation Policy

  • You are required to provide written notice of cancellation of the birthday party via email at cmsbirthdaybookings@edmonton.ca.
  • Cancellations with 8-30 days' notice are subject to a fee of 50% of the program cost.
  • Programs cancelled with less than 7 days notice will be charged the full program fee.
  • Programs run rain or shine. In the event of poor weather, you must call 780-442-1442 or email cmsbirthdaybookings@edmonton.ca if you are not coming.

Birthday parties are a snap at City of Edmonton attractions and recreation centres.

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For More Information

Fill out our booking form to book events.

For private rentals, telephone 780-496-2601 or email specialmoments@edmonton.ca.

Telephone

780-442-1442

Email cmsbirthdaybookings@edmonton.ca

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