Birthday Party

Push your child's imagination to the ultimate level of fun with one of the River Forest Park District's themed birthday party packages.


All parties are held at The Depot, 401 Thatcher Avenue, in the Lower Level Room.

Parties must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. Parties are limited by availability of facility space and staff.

Please submit forms in person or mail them to The Depot, 401 Thatcher Ave., River Forest, IL 60305, or email forms to kstille@rfparks.com.

Birthday Party Request Form

Art Lab Party

Ages 3 & up (Parent drop-off party) | $425 | 2 Hours

Easel Art Studio offers a unique way to celebrate your child's special day. We offer several art themed parties for kids 3 years and up! From clay to plaster, paint and oil pastels, we can create masterpieces for your little ones special day. All projects are mixed media and we can theme the project around your child's interests.

Party Includes:

  • Birthday Party Leader to host
  • 1 hour contractual entertainment
  • 30 min activity time with host
  • 30 min in party room for food/dessert
  • Tablecloths and generic birthday decorations
  • Paper goods for serving food

You Provide:

  • Food/Dessert
  • Goodie bags
  • Minimum of one (1) and no more than four (4) adult chaperones
  • Max 20 kids
  • Drop-off Party (kids only)

Magic Show Party

Ages 4 & up | $350

Make your party unique, entertaining, and memorable with the incredible magic of Gary Kantor. You will see vanishing acts, card tricks, mind-reading, and much more! All shows are interactive - your child will come up on stage and become a Junior Magician right before your eyes. There will be lots of audience participation and laughter. Max 20 kids.

Party Includes:

  • Birthday Party Leader to host
  • 1 hour contractual entertainment
  • 30 min activity time with host
  • 30 min in party room for food/dessert
  • Tablecloths and generic birthday decorations
  • Paper goods for serving food

You Provide:

  • Food/Dessert
  • Goodie bags
  • Minimum of one (1) and no more than four (4) adult chaperones
  • Max 20 kids
  • Drop-off Party (kids only)

Outdoor Sports Party

Ages 4 & up | $350 | Offered June-September

Have All Star Sports Instruction run the chaos of an amazingly fun sports party! All the structure, fun, and equipment is provided. All you have to do is choose what sports you want to play!

Instructor: All Star Sports & RFPD Staff

Party Includes:

  • Birthday Party Leader to host
  • 1 hour contractual entertainment
  • 30 min activity time with host
  • 30 min in party room for food/dessert
  • Tablecloths and generic birthday decorations
  • Paper goods for serving food

You Provide:

  • Food/Dessert
  • Goodie bags
  • Minimum of one (1) and no more than four (4) adult chaperones
  • Max 20 kids
  • Drop-off Party (kids only)

LEGO Party

Ages 4 & up | $350

We're building a LEGO party and you're an important piece! Join the building crew for fun and games. Let's connect and party.

Party Includes:

  • Birthday Party Leader to host
  • 1 hour contractual entertainment
  • 30 min activity time with host
  • 30 min in party room for food/dessert
  • Tablecloths and generic birthday decorations
  • Paper goods for serving food

You Provide:

  • Food/Dessert
  • Goodie bags
  • Minimum of one (1) and no more than four (4) adult chaperones
  • Max 20 kids
  • Drop-off Party (kids only)

Minecraft Party

Ages 7 & up | $350

Grab your pickaxe and creep on over...it's a Minecraft birthday party. With our private network you and your friends will work in multiplayer mode as you mine, craft and build together to survive.

Party Includes:

  • Birthday Party Leader to host
  • 1 hour contractual entertainment
  • 30 min activity time with host
  • 30 min in party room for food/dessert
  • Tablecloths and generic birthday decorations
  • Paper goods for serving food

You Provide:

  • Food/Dessert
  • Goodie bags
  • Minimum of one (1) and no more than four (4) adult chaperones
  • Max 20 kids
  • Drop-off Party (kids only)