Hermann Park Conservancy is pleased to offer exciting options for you or your child's next birthday party! Birthday parties are hosted in the Brown Volunteer Center near the pedal boat lagoon close to Kinder Station. It is also a great venue for a small party, wedding or baby shower, or corporate event.

Located at 6104 Hermann Park Drive, the space includes an outdoor patio and small air conditioned room adjacent to the patio. The patio is enclosed on all four sides with an open roof. Our party packages also include a dedicated party host that will be available to help with all of your party needs.

Ready to book? Just complete the reservation request form by clicking here.

Party Packages

Party Package # 1 (Base Package) - $400

  • Private decorated patio with adjacent party room. Select themes are available to decorate the party spaces
  • Dedicated party host available to help with all of your needs
  • Set up and clean up
  • Personalized sidewalk welcome sign
  • Party supplies for 10 guests (+$3.00 for each additional guest); includes: plates, cups, napkins, utensils, and hats*
  • 1 gift pack of 10 train tickets (+$3.75 for each additional guest, 1 year and older)*
  • Three 6-ft. banquet tables
  • 4-ft. children’s tables and chairs

Party Package # 2 - $650

Includes Party Package # 1 plus:

  • Private train ride for you and your guests
  • Birthday banner for train
  • A happy birthday song tribute
  • Party Package #2 must be scheduled with the early morning timeslot

*Party supplies and train tickets are included in the base package. If they are not utilized, no discounts will be given.

Birthday Party Add-Ons

  • Solid Color Helium Balloons: $1.50 each

Deposits and Payments

A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required to reserve the party room. The rental fee balance is due, in full, 14 days prior to your event date. Final payment for the rental fee is non-refundable. 


If you are not already a current Conservancy member, a Bronze Level Hermann Park Conservancy membership ($50 value!) will be included in your party package so that you can stay up-to-date on all of the happenings and events in Hermann Park!

Conservancy members receive exciting benefits, including free tickets to ride the Hermann Park Railroad and unlimited free rides on the train on the second Saturday of every month, free pedal boat tickets, member only express boarding line for the train and pedal boats, and a 10% discount in the Conservancy Gift Shop and Cafe.

For a list of complete benefits and more information about Conservancy membership, click here.


Please reference the calendar below to see if your desired day and time are available for booking.

The room is available 30 minutes prior to the start time of the party for set-up. The space must be vacated no later than 30 minutes after the end time of your party.

To discuss availability of the space please complete our scheduling request form by clicking here. You may also call Visitor Services at 713-526-2183 or e-mail  visitorservices@hermannpark.org.


The Brown Volunteer Center includes the outdoor patio and adjacent indoor room. The patio can accommodate up to 30 children with space for folding chairs around the perimeter for adults. The indoor party room can accommodate up to 15 children with very limited space for folding chairs.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no reserved parking for this venue. Parking is available but can be VERY limited on busy days. For a full parking map of spaces available in Hermann Park, click here.


Please use the calendar below to check for your desired availability.

Reservation Request

Please complete the following form to request the scheduling of a birthday party in the Brown Volunteer Center and we will contact you shortly to discuss your availability and needs. Requests are accepted on a first come, first served basis.

To complete the reservation request form, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You are welcome to bring in your own entertainment. Please note that the City of Houston does not allow live animals or inflatable bounce houses in any City of Houston park
  • Piñatas are allowed but must not contain confetti or glitter
  • The indoor room includes a built in counter and sink for your usage
  • Electrical outlets are available on the patio and in the room
  • There is no reserved parking for the Brown Volunteer Center
  • Parking can be very limited during busy days in Hermann Park
  • There is space to set-up grills outside of the patio
  • You may also select the following add-on for your party package: solid color helium balloons for $1.50 each

Please call Visitor Services at 713-526-2183 to book or for more information.