White Post Animal Farm of Melville

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to our birthday party page:

  • Package A available Tuesday-Thursday
  • Package B available Tuesday -Friday and Monday’s only when there is a Holiday (ie. Memorial Day)
  • Package C available Saturday-Sunday
  • Package D available Tuesday-Friday during October Only (restrictions apply)
  • Fall Festival Party available Saturday-Sunday in October Only and Columbus Day (restrictions apply)

You may book over the phone or come into our party office. We take a $250 non-refundable deposit over the phone or in person. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Cash for the deposit.

At the end of your party the party manager with go over the final invoice and you will pay at that time.

Your party still proceeds as planned. Pony rides are done in our indoor pony coral and the hand feeding, bottling feeding and holding of a baby animal activities are all done in the covered animal
farm area.

No. The birthday child is not free. They are included in the final count of all party guests.

Children between the ages of 1-15 years old are considered party guests and included in the party package.
Children between the ages of 16-20 will pay the animal farm admission price.
Anyone 21 & over is included in party package price as an adult.

Yes, a fee of $9.95 will be added to your final invoice if a child that was to come does not show up.
You will not incur the additional participating guest fee, only the no show fee of $9.95.
If you know at least 24 hours prior to your party that a participating guest will not be attending, Call
the party office to let us know so that the guest can be moved from participating to non-participating.
You will not be charged the additional guest fee you will only be charged for the favor that was made.

Yes. On the party confirmation sheet (you will be given this sheet when you book your party) there is a place to let us know about these favors.

Monday-Friday one hostess supervises and on Saturday-Sunday two hostesses with additional helpers throughout the party.

First, the children start off with pony rides. As each child takes their turn, all the children cheer each other on.
Next, we go on to hand feeding the animals. At this point the hostess takes out a large bucket of animal feed and continuously gives it to the children as we walk throughout the farm.
After hand feeding the children wash their hands and return to the party room to have their pizza and juice (bagels for 9:45 party) and any adult food you have ordered will also be nicely displayed.
The second half of the party begins with the children sitting on our bench where they will hold a baby animal. Either a baby bunny or a baby goat.
The fourth and final animal activity is bottle feeding. Each child will get a milk bottle and feed the goats and sheep.
Lastly the children will wash their hands and return to the party room for the birthday cake celebration.

Yes. The party activities are well planned out. All children are given ample time to complete each activity.

No, we do not change the order. Each activity is scheduled so that other parties do not conflict with your party activities.

Party activities cannot be changed. Each activity is scheduled so that other parties do not conflict with your party activities.

Yes, it is, however, the party hostess keeps the party together as it moves from one activity to another.

Yes. You can change your date and/or time based on what is available (within 30 days).

No. No outside food, deserts or drinks are allowed.

Yes, you make bring your own cake. If you choose to bring your own cake we offer four
complimentary beverages in its place: for example two cold and two hot beverages.

Food for party guests, child or adult, will be served approximately 30 mins after party has started.
Usually when the first two activities, pony rides and hand feeding with the animals, are completed.

No. No outside food, deserts or drinks are allowed.

If a child has a peanut or dairy allergy, the parent may bring a food item for that child only.

The birthday cake is not made with any peanut products, however, the bakery kitchen does use peanut products. We suggest that the parent bring a food item safe for their child.

Yes. You will circle yes on the party confirmation sheet to let us know you would like the train ride.

The Train Ride adds about 5-10 minutes to your party time.

Yes, there is a charge of $2.50 for each child and each adult that choose to ride the train.

No. The Train is not available when it is raining. You are not charged for the Train if it rains.

No. Our party times are set up so that there is time to clean up and set up between parties leaving no extra time for making parties longer.

No. They are part of the regular animal farm. Your guests can go on the bounce and slides after the party if time allows, they are operating and if the weather permits.

No. The parties only consist of animal activities. The bounce and slides are part of the regular animal farm. It is a public activity.

No. Party guests can only arrive 15 min prior to the party start time where they will be greeted by a party hostess. Guests arriving earlier enter through the animal farm admission and will be asked to pay the admission fee.

If you wish to provide paper goods in a different theme other than the animal farm theme we provide, you may do so. The only paper goods you may bring in are paper plates, hats, napkins and tablecloth. We ask that you drop off the paper goods 24-48 hours prior to the party.

We provide balloon bouquets on the party tables. You may bring in balloons for centerpieces only.
We suggest bringing balloons already blown up. We do not have helium on the premises. Balloons are not allowed out of the party room.

All winter time parties are held indoors. We provide an enclosed heated area for all activities; pony rides, hand feeding, bottle feeding and holding of a baby animal. Access to the outside playgrounds are only weather permitting. No access when there is snow, ice or maintenance is being performed.

Call us at (631) 351-9373 ext 3 if you have questions that were not answered here. You may also send us an e-mail or contact us on facebook.
Office Hours: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM 7 days a week.