Birthday Parties

 Remember those magical birthday parties when you were a kid? Let LaunchPAD make your child’s special day one to remember forever! LaunchPAD is the premier birthday party destination in Sioux City. We have a variety of birthday party options to fit your lifestyle and budget.

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Basic room set-up with seating, extra tables for gifts as needed, refrigerator, and clean up.

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Space for up to 30 total party-goers, allowing for social distancing.

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Ability to enjoy the museum for the duration of your 2 hour reservation.

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Birthday child receives a special gift from LaunchPAD.

Pricing and Details

2 Hour Room Rental for up to 30 guests: $250 ($200 for members)

What You Need To Know

  • Guests will check in on birthday party check in sheet. The host needs to check in upon entering the museum to pay the remaining balance. 

  • Family Memberships do not apply to birthday party attendees. Party hosts will be required to pay admission rates for guests over the allotted 30.  

  • Set up for your party will be 15 prior to your scheduled party time.

  • You can bring decorations as long as nothing is attached to windows or walls.

  • You may bring in food and beverage or purchase simple snack items at the museum.

  • Birthday parties must be booked two weeks in advance of the desired date. Parties are booked on availability. A $50 security deposit is due at booking.

  • A rolling cart may be provided to assist in bringing items in and out of the museum.

  • Birthday reservation time slots are Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00am-12:00pm, 11:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm, or 2:00pm-4:00pm

Additional Information & FAQs

  • Party arrangements must be made at least two weeks in advance and a $50 non-refundable deposit is required when scheduling your party. The deposit is then applied toward your birthday party package.
  • 1 adult chaperone is required for every 4 children. Need an extra hand? Let us know two weeks in advance and we can add an extra party host for $69.
  • LaunchPAD does not provide birthday cakes. You may bring in a cake or other food. All food must stay in the party room.
  • LaunchPAD staff will supply a cart to help carry presents and other party items out to your vehicle. If a cart is needed to carry things in please let the front desk know.
  • LaunchPAD will call prior to the reservation date to confirm party details.
  • To expedite our check-out process, please use one form of payment only.
  • If you'd like to bring your own decorations you may do so. For safety and allergy precautions, latex balloons, piñatas, and confetti are not allowed. To protect our museum no other decorations may be attached to the walls or other museum fixtures. However, Mylar balloons may be added.

Yes! We have a shared kitchen between our two party rooms and a refrigerator for each room. The kitchen does not have a stove, oven, or microwave. You're also welcome to bring in a crock pot or a roaster if you need something warmed up.

The party host is asked to ensure all trash be properly disposed of in the bins and all decorations removed. The LaunchPAD staff will take care of the cleaning of the room.

We completely understand normal wear and tear associated with a party. If an excessive mess is made or there is damage, it will be assessed and a damage fee (up to the price of reservation) will be incurred by the person who booked the party. 

Time is needed between parties to clean and re-set. Consequently, your group gains access to the party room 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time. The room will be locked until then.

LaunchPAD accepts LaunchPAD gift certificates, cash, checks, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. To expedite the check-out process, please use one form of payment only.

For reservations, call 712-224-2542 or email