Birthday Parties at Once Upon a Bookstore


Welcome to Once Upon a Bookstore Birthdays parties- where you provide the children and we provide the space, the activities and the fun!

Birthday parties run 90 minutes and are structured as follows:

  • Arrival and party bag decorating (approx 5-10 min)
  • Storytime: 1-2 stories depending on the age of the group (approx 5-10 min)
  • Themed craft: (approx 10-15 min)
  • Themed Game (Approx 15 min)
  • Snack/Lunch and another story (approx 10 min)
  • Short game (approx 10 min)
  • Cake and Happy Birthday (approx 10 - 15 min)
  • Head home with party bags (that the kids decorated) and any loot they collected over the course of the party.

We currently offer four themes for birthday parties: Mythical Creatures, Dinosaurs, Machines and Under the Sea.

The parties are designed for children turning 3-8 and their peers, but we can accommodate younger ages. Please email: and we can discuss modifications and details.

Birthday parties run on Saturdays at 4:30pm or Sundays at 11am or 2pm.

The price of each party is $325+ tax which includes:

  • the cost of renting the bookstore after hours
  • decorating the space
  • having a staff member(s) present to run the event
  • loot/party bags for each attendee to take home
This a flat fee for up to 10 children (including the birthday child) to attend.

Larger parties may be requested for an additional cost of $15 + tax per child.

If you would like to include food and/or cake in the party, we would be happy to help arrange this for an additional charge.

Please fill out the google form below before booking your timeslot, so we can collect all the required info to have your party run smoothly.

Ready to book your party? Click on the image above to select your date and time and a Birthday Party at Once Upon a Bookstore can be yours.