Birthday Parties

Calling all party animals!VAZOO_Birthday collage

Your birthday boy or girl will have a wild time at a Zoo birthday party. All birthday parties include a visit from an animal ambassador and activities geared towards the age of the birthday child. (Specific animal ambassadors cannot be guaranteed.) Parties are held year round on Saturdays and Sundays and are offered at seven different times throughout the day. Reservations are required and are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Party Packages:

  • FABULOUS: We supply the food, the animals and even a button for the birthday child to let everyone know they know how to party right! All you have to provide is the cake.
    Member: $290  //  Non-Member: $350
  • SUPER FABULOUS: This party includes everything from the standard package plus a customized party invitation, a gift for the birthday child, an additional animal ambassador and 15 train tokens.
    Member: $350  //  Non-Member: $400
  • VIP: The VIP party includes everything from the above packages, plus an additional 30 minutes in the party room, 15 party favors (valued at $15 each), unlimited train ride coupons and an animal ambassador painting experience (valued at $350)!
    Member: $700  //  Non-Member: $800

Click here for a downloadable PDF for more details!

To book a party, contact the Education Office at 757.441.2374 (229) or email.

Please note: For the safety of our animals, balloons, balls, straws, confetti, any inflatables and piñatas are not allowed on Zoo Grounds at any time. Small toys or items that could be considered a choking hazard for a child are also considered a choking hazard for our animals, and staff recommends to keeping those items in your car during your visit to the Zoo.