Birthday Parties

Overview of Ranch

20180530_181847Rocky Hollow Ranch is located 30-40 minutes from Halifax in beautiful Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia where play, adventure and fun awaits you and your guests!

Our private facility is surrounded by scenic nature trails and picturesque views. We have a permanent herd of 11 horses and 2 donkeys. We also have a variety of other furry and feathered friends, including goats, chickens, sometimes chicks, a rabbit, dogs and cats. We look forward to having you and your guests as our guests at Rocky Hollow Ranch Nova Scotia.


Children’s parties

Celebrate your child’s birthday with a unique, fun and memorable party experience at Rocky Hollow Ranch. Allow us to look after entertaining the party-goers, while you enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors! Join us for 2 hours of outdoor farm fun and play.

Party activities

Each party includes:

  • horse grooming instruction and practice
  • pony rides (on lead-ropes)
  • petting the friendly farm animals (they love it)
  • paint-a-pony
  • campfire (weather permitting)
  • indoor activities including e.g., snacks, cake and/or crafts.

Additional activities lead by our staff and volunteers are also available for a small fee per child (e.g., leather tooling and bracelet making; nature scavenger hunt). Please inquire when booking for additional details. Or, let us know what you envision and we will do our best to accommodate.

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Birthday parties at Rocky Hollow Ranch are a two hours of non-stop activity. Parties start at $250 (taxes in) for up to ten children. Additional party-goers are permitted at a charge of $18 (taxes in). You are welcome to bring your own party treats, beverages and cake. The cabin on site doubles as a place for party-goers to gather. Wieners and marshmallows can be provided for an additional charge ($2.50 per person).

Birthday parties at Rocky Hollow Ranch Nova Scotia


Reservations require a $100 deposit for party confirmation. To reserve your party, contact us using the contact form (scroll down a little more), by e-mail: or call Marylyn at 902-266-3214.


Once booked, you will receive an email which contains Rocky Hollow Ranch Nova Scotia’s waiver form.

This waiver must be signed by all guests​ (or their parents, in the case of guests under 18 years of age) in order to participate in the birthday party activities at the ranch.

What to wear

Party guests should wear long well-fitted pants (e.g., jeans or soft stretchable pants); t-shirts or long-sleeved shirts depending on the weather and heeled boots (e.g. Bogs or rubber boots) in order to be permitted near or on the animals.

To reserve your party, contact us by e-mail: or call Marylyn at 902-266-3214.

Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you.

Rocky Hollow Ranch, Nova Scotia (Winter, 2018)
Wendy Bickerdike, Marylyn Andrews and two young riders take a break to pose for a photo – Donkey invited herself.