Birthday parties are currently on hold.

If you’re interested in learning more about animals, check out our Virtual Tours!

To get more information about birthday parties and be notified when they resume, please contact Humane Educator, Karyn Orth at

AWLA Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s next birthday at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. Enjoy a paw-sitively unique and memorable day while enriching your child’s love of animals! Parties celebrated at our facility are personalized to be filled with festive activities, time for food and presents, and a visit from a shelter pet!

The League specializes in parties for children between the ages of 5 to 12 and can host up to 20 individuals.

What Will Make Your Event One-of-a-Kind

  • Personalized tour of our facility
  • Meet & Greet with one of our star residents who are available for adoption.
  • Interactive lesson and crafts for the children to create for animals
  • Personalized schedule to include time for cake, gifts, games, and other included activities. 
  • AWLA is responsible for all the clean up!

Party Includes:

  • Special Tour of Shelter
  • Animal-Themed Activities/Crafts
  • Meet & Greet with a star resident
  • Personalized schedule to include time for cake, gifts, games, and other included activities.

You Provide:

  • Eats
  • Treats
  • Decorations
  • Plates/Utensils
  • Candles/Lighter
  • Guests (up to 20)

We Supply:

  • Printable birthday cards
  • Craft ideas/supplies
  • Party room
  • Humane Educator to facilitate party
  • Party clean up
  • Memorable birthday fun!


Suggested Donation of $200 to sponsor a kitten adoption.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is a non-profit organization supported by donations from caring people like you. All proceeds from birthday parties help the animals at our shelter.