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Birthday Parties

Birthdays are the cat’s meow at the WHS!


Come spend your special day at the Winnipeg Humane Society. Our staff and volunteers will make your birthday bash as memorable as possible with animal interactions, a shelter tour, and more.

Everyone at the party will get a chance to meet and learn about some of our very special shelter animals, including how we care for them, and how we try and find them fur-ever homes!

Birthday Party Options:

PACKAGE DETAILS Original Birthday Package $175 Amped Up Birthday Package $250 Deluxe Birthday Party Package $325
Each additional Child $10 $10 $10
Hosted by WHS Staff & Volunteer Included Included Included
Tour of the shelter Included Included Included
Animal interaction* Included Included Included
Decorations incl. banners, signage, streamers Included Included Included
Plates, cups, cutlery Included Included Included
Thank-you card, group photo, WHS discount Included Included Included
WHS Birthday Cake, Pizza, chips, juice & water N/A Included Included
Honourable Birthday Individual Gift incl. WHS drawstring bag, WHS water bottle, WHS lanyard N/A N/A Included
WHS Gift bags for guests N/A N/A Included
WHS icebreakers & activities N/A N/A Included

*All interactions are subject to the shelter having suitable animals that have been cleared by our behavior team, we cannot guarantee that we will have multiple suitable animals for all birthdays.

Please note: 

  • All birthday party bookings are scheduled for 2 hours in length. The shelter opens at 11:00 am, and you will have access to the party room 15 minutes prior to your booking. 
  • Should you cancel your party within two weeks of your party date, no refund will be issued.
  • For cancellations with more than two weeks’ notice, you will receive a full refund, less a $5 admin fee that will be applied.
  • We accept cash, cheque, or credit card. Credit card payments can be made online, all other payments can be made at the WHS (45 Hurst Way).

It is important to book your party at least 6-8 weeks in advance, as our schedule fills up very quickly. All details must be completed and confirmed at least one week prior to your party, so make sure you book several weeks in advance to avoid last-minute preparations.



  • Fridays: 6:00 – 8:00PM
  • Saturdays: 10:00 – 12:00PM, 1:00 – 3:00PM, 4:00 – 6:00PM
  • Sundays: 1:00 – 3:00PM, 4:00 – 6:00PM

Guest list

  • The standard birthday program accommodates up to 10 people, including birthday child and siblings.
  • Additional children can be accommodated for $10 per person, up to a maximum of 20 guests.

Note: Please keep in mind that children, parents/guardians, and guests cannot exceed the maximum allotted capacity for the room which allows for 30 individuals.

Interested in making a WHS invitation to send out to all of your guests?




What to bring

Not much!

At the WHS we take care of almost everything, so you can relax and enjoy the party.
However, here are some things to think about based on your party choice:


Original Birthday Package Amped Up & Deluxe Birthday Packages
A birthday cake
Food or snacks for your guests
~Ask about our partnership with Domino’s Pizza Bridgewater (400 North Town Road Unit #310)~
Gifts (time is set aside for gift opening)
Any special decorations you would like to bring along
Gifts (time is set aside for gift opening)
Any special decorations you would like to bring alongOtherwise, we’ve got you covered!
Please note: WHS programs are nut-free, so please leave any nuts or nut-related products at home. The WHS will provide all the party necessities: a cake knife and server, tablecloths, reusable plates, napkins, cups, a pizza slicer and utensils.

Need more info?

Contact The WHS Education Team at 204-982-2046 or email us.