Birthday Blasts

Revenue Programs Manager

Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
(318) 424-3466
Food Add-Ons:
All food orders must be placed no later
than Noon on the Friday before your scheduled party.
  • Additional Cupcakes - $10/dozen
  • Sheet Cake - $24/quarter sheet, $40/half sheet
    Decorated to match your theme as a substitute to the cupcakes. Add your child’s picture on the cake for $10 more.
  • Ice Cream Toppings - $5 each (serves 25)
    M&M’s, Reese’s Pieces, Gummy Bears or Sprinkles 
  • Flavored Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream - $10 (serves 25)
    Chocolate or Strawberry
  • Soft Drinks - $4 per pitcher (serves 10) Dr. Pepper, Diet Coke, Coke, Sprite or Lemonade
  • Pizza - $15 (16 slices) 
    Cheese or Pepperoni 
  • Hot Dog & Chips Platter - $30 (serves 10)
    Includes mustard, ketchup, relish condiment packages, plus a bag of potato chips. Additional hot dog/chips $3.50 each.
  • Sandwich Platters - $25 (serves 10)
    Mix and match finger-sized sandwich choices: Turkey & Cheese and/or Ham & Cheese
  • Fruit Cups - $15 (serves 10)
All applicable sales tax will be charged in addition to the above listed fees.

To schedule your party,
call (318) 424-8660.

Did you know that Sci-Port's
Discoveries Unlimited Gift Shop offers a gift registry for birthdays and other special occasions?
Call (318) 424-8661 for details.

Download, print and cut out your own FREE Birthday Blast Invitations for your party!

  1. You may bring your own cake; however, no other food or drinks are allowed in the Center. 
  2. Adding party upgrades or changing the theme of your party must be done at least seven days before your scheduled party.
  3. All food orders (including Add-Ons) must be placed no later than Noon on the Friday before your scheduled party.
  4. Helium balloons are NOT allowed in the Center.
Birthday Blasts Include:
  • All-day admission to Sci-Port’s permanent exhibit areas, and Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium.
  • One and a half hours of fun in your own party area.
  • Staff-led themed activities for party guests.
  • Sci-Port's famous Liquid Nitrogen ice cream "churned" before your eyes!
  • Twelve cupcakes and lemonade (sheet cake may be substituted for an additional fee).
  • A party favor for each party guest.
  • A gift certificate for the honoree to spend in the Discoveries Unlimited Gift Shop.
Your party package is a great value!
Sci-Port Members: $199, Future Members: $225
  • Prices are for 10 children, which includes the honoree and one chaperone per party guest. Two parents and four grandparents of the honoree are free of charge.
  • All parties must be booked no later than one week prior to event. There is a $50 fee with less than 10 days cancellation notice. 
  • For each additional child, add $14. 
  • For each additional chaperone, add $9.
Optional Upgrades:
All upgrades must be booked no later than one week prior to event.
  • Interested in an “Add-On” activity that isn't suggested for the theme you have chosen?
    Any “Add-On” may be added to the theme you have chosen.
  • Add the treat of an IMAX film! Choose one of the currently showing films for only $6 per person. 
  • NEW! Embroidered Sci-Port Children’s Lab Coats are available for $25 each.
  • Have a special request? Just ask!
All applicable sales tax will be charged in addition to the above listed fees.

Birthday Themes:

NEW! Monster Birthday Party
Come get your scare on! Guests will extract Monster DNA from a strawberry and make it into a wearable DNA necklace. Guests will also become Mad Scientists and create glow in the dark slime. Special Add On: Small plush monster toy for $50 (covers 10 children), $5 per child over initial 10.

Let it Freeze Birthday Party

Party goers will have a freezing good time building a snowman with instant snow and creating a beautiful rhinestone snowflake. Plus, be treated to Snowcream in the form of our famous Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream! Special Add On: Sci-Port’s Ice Princess will attend your child’s party for an additional $100!

Building Blocks Birthday 
 (Available to all ages for a limited time!)

Party guests will become medieval castle engineers using a set of building bricks to construct a castle tower for a tower challenge! Guests will also build a mini catapult and take turns firing at the towers! Add LEGO® mini-figures $75 (covers 10 kids), $7.50 per child over initial 10.

NEW! Robo Birthday featuring LEGO® NXT™ Robotics  (Ages 8 and up)
Your guests are invited into Sci-Port’s robotics lab to build robotic catapults and have fun programming our LEGO® NXT™ robots. Party goers will love the challenge of our robotics course and have fun with trajectory using the catapults! Add LEGO® mini-figures $75 (covers 10 kids), $7.50 per child over initial 10.

NEW! E = mcFun  (All ages)
Energize your mad scientist! Party goers will experience the wonders of Electricity, featuring our mad scientist’s Van de Graaff generator. The party isn’t over until your hair is standing on end…no, really! Guests will make "atomic" glow-in-the-dark slime and create their own color-changing potion to take home in a test tube! Add paper lab coats for kids for $30 (covers 10 kids), $3 per child over initial 10.

Creature Feature  (All ages)
Have an animal lover celebrating a birthday? Party guests will get an up close encounter with Sci-Port’s animals – some furry and some scaly! Play “Who’s Scat is That?,” and make your own creature to take home. Add dissect an Owl Pellet for $40 (covers 10 kids), $4 per child over initial 10.

Space Jam  (Available to all ages at 3:30 p.m. only.)
This is a high energy dance party! First, party goers make glow in the dark necklaces and bracelets. The party then moves to our Space Dome Planetarium where it really gets started! NOTE: Please bring your own CD or MP3 player for music, no explicit lyrics. Add glow-in-the-dark face/body paint for $30 (covers 10 kids), $3 per child over initial 10.

Science Under the Big Top  (All ages)
This party includes everything from Balloon Animals, to Face Painting and a cool science experiment! Plan to take home inflatable circus animals and silly putty! Add a UFO magic ball for $40 (covers 10 kids), $4 per child over initial 10.

Tiny Tot’s Musical Birthday  (Ages 1 – 5)
This party is for all the moving and grooving Tiny Tots!  Tune up the party with make and take instruments. Then, have your tiny tot star in a Birthday Blast Parade to our Children’s Gallery where party guests will enjoy playtime! Add ribbon batons for $30 (covers 10 kids), $3 per child over initial 10.

Digging for Dinos  (Ages 4 and up)
Are you ready for a blast from the past? Become a paleontologist, and dig for gems, dinosaurs and maybe even a shark tooth fossil. Party guests will make their own fossil and have fun erupting a volcano! Add make a shark tooth necklace for $30 (covers 10 kids), $3 per child over initial 10.

Pirate Adventures  (Ages 4 and up)
Arrrggg, Matey!  Get ready to walk the plank with this fun-filled birthday party!  Each guest makes their own customized pirate hat, receive a pirate eye patch and have fun firing gas-powered mini cannons to sink a ship and collect the loot! Add pirate bandanas for $30 (covers 10 kids), $3 per child over initial 10.

Under the Sea  (Ages 5 and up) 
As Sci-Port’s #1 birthday party, guests will come face to face with sea creatures including a real shark, seahorse and octopus. Guests will also create a shell necklace and make an ocean in a bottle. Add sand art in a bottle for $40 (covers 10 kids), $4 per child over initial 10.


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Contact Info

Sci-Port Discovery Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Main Line: (318) 424-3466
Toll free: 1-877-SCIPORT (1-877-724-7678)
Fax: (318) 222-5592

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