Children’s Parties

Celebrate at the Mansion:

Tea Time

Treat your child to a traditional Victorian tea at the elegant Watson-Curtze Mansion.

  • Tea includes English tea (and apple juice), finger sandwiches & sweet treats
  • Guest of Honor receives a flower bouquet!
  • Cost is $12.00 per child ($120.00 Min.) and/or $12.00 per adult ($120.00 Min.)
  • Spend 2 hours at the Watson-Curtze Mansion
  • 50 person maximum

Wizard’s Workshop

Be amazed as the Watson-Curtze Mansion magically transforms into a school for young wizards. Wizardry students will enjoy Potions in the Dungeon, a live star show in the Astronomy Lab & an Introduction to Wizardry.

  • Guest of Honor receives a wizard’s hat & wand!
  • Spend 2 hours at the Watson-Curtze Mansion & Erie Planetarium
  • Cost is $10.00 per child ($100.00 minimum)
  • 25 children maximum

Haunted Overnighter

Spend the night at the Watson-Curtze Mansion and be thrilled by Erie’s haunted history. Festivities include ghost stories, games and the Erie Legends Planetarium Show.

  • Night-time snacks & breakfast provided…for those who make it through the night!
  • Overnighter lasts from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
  • Cost is $20.00 per child ($300.00 minimum)
  • 30 children maximum (1 adult required to attend per 10 children)
  • Not Recommended for Children Age 10 & Under

Space Favorites at the Erie Planetarium:

Moon Party

Select a show from our extensive planetarium library to suit any audience, any age!

  • Spend an hour at the Planetarium
  • Cost is $3.00 per person ($30.00 minimum)

Solar System Party

Watch a show of your choice or our popular 3-2-1 Blastoff show as you travel through the solar system and learn about our neighboring planets.

  • Take home genuine NASA materials
  • Use the Planetarium Lobby for a party & activities after the show
  • Spend 2 hours at the Planetarium
  • Cost is $6.00 per person ($60.00 minimum)

To book a party package, obtain additional information, or find available dates, contact the Education Department at 814.454.1813 x24 -or- the Erie Planetarium at 814.871.5790.