Celebrate at the cayton!
Host your child’s next birthday party or celebration at the Cayton Children’s Museum! Located right off the beach in vibrant Downtown Santa Monica, the Cayton offers a 21,000 square-foot playground with 35 discovery-based exhibits, art studios, a state of the art theatre, a gallery pop-up space, mural walls and community space—all in the center of retail and hospitality at Santa Monica Place. Whether you are planning a birthday party for thirty children, or a celebration for hundreds, we offer a number of discrete spaces or the whole museum for private buy-outs.
When you book our space, you will work with our event professionals to create a package that meets your needs. We work with a network of preferred event vendors, caterers, performers and artists, photographers and more, so you can focus on the one blowing out the candles!
What does your booking include?
Entry fee to the Museum
A discrete, private space for lunch, cake, opening gifts and more
Museum free play
Assistance with cake service
A dedicated Cayton representative (one for every 40 kids)
Biodegradable flatware, plates, napkins and hand sanitizer/wipes
Bottled water for all guests
Saturdays and Sundays:
10am – 12pm; 1pm – 3pm; 4pm – 6pm
For interest in weekdays and evenings, please inquire using form below.
S. Mark Taper Foundation Brilliant Blue Room $1,050
Est. Capacity 40 persons
Celebration Sphere $925
Est. Capacity 35 persons
Combined Room Rate $1,850
Our team will work with you to create a customized menu selection for your guests, working with our dining partners in Santa Monica Place. Catering packages can be customized for 15 to 500 people. Contact us for a full list of preferred vendors. Please note no outside catering.