Birthday Parties

Party Packages at Ross Park Zoo

Planning a memorable birthday celebration? Look no further than Ross Park Zoo! Our diverse party packages offer both indoor and outdoor spaces, ensuring a fantastic experience for everyone. Book your 2024 birthday party online now! Our parties are proudly sponsored by Wegmans.

Thanks to private funding, our newly renovated Wolf Woods Building is now available for year-round rentals including birthday parties. It is a unique space that includes private viewing of our magnificent endangered Red Wolves, as well as a comfortable temperature-controlled space. Or, you can enjoy the refreshing shade of our seasonal picnic tent, graciously sponsored by Horizons, a division of Empower Federal Credit Union. Surrounded by the zoo’s natural beauty, your guests will relish every moment.

 

Bookings Made Simple

After reviewing the party packages below click the button to book either your indoor or outdoor party, then select the date and time slot using our online booking system below. Secure your reservation by submitting your payment.

Our birthday parties are highly sought-after and tend to book up quickly. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate your special day with us. 

Select Your Party Package

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Package 1: Indoor Party

Our indoor parties are all-inclusive, and include setup, decorations, food, cake, and refreshments!

Included:

  • Set-up & clean-up of party plus attendant on duty during the event
  • Ross Park Zoo admission for up to 15 children & 15 adults
  • Meet & Greet at the zoo entrance at 10am
  • 90-minute guided tour from 10:30am-12pm
  • Grain cups for each child to help feed goats & sheep in children’s zoo during the tour
  • Decor: The space will be set up specially for your party with Wolf-themed decorations
  • Food, games, and gifts from 12-1pm
  • Food and beverage: 1 sheet pizza, sheet cake from Wegmans, lemonade and water
  • Games: Pin the Tail on the Wolf game, Wolf craft activities (masks and birthday crowns)
  • Gifts: Birthday child gets a wolf plush
  • Information on Red wolves and conservation efforts
  • Location: Wolf Woods, our beautiful indoor heated and air-conditioned viewing area for our Red Wolves.

 

Itinerary:

  • 10:00 AM – Meet at Gift Shop
  • 10-10:15 AM – Tram rides to Wolf Woods Building
  • 10:30 AM – Guided tour and feed goats and sheep
  • 12:00 PM – Pizza & cake
  • 12:30 PM – Games

 

Note: All indoor parties begin at 10am. Indoor parties are available year round!

Price for All-Inclusive Indoor Party

Members $450
Not-Yet-Members $495
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Package 2: Outdoor Party

Our outdoor parties are offered seasonally from May through September. Unlike our indoor parties, they are not all-inclusive, and do not include grain cups or a tour.

 

Included:

  • Ross Park Zoo admission for up to 15 children & 15 adults
  • Exclusive use of the picnic tent area, including playground
  • Birthday cake provided by Wegmans! (Choices available with customized message & Ross Park Zoo logo)
  • Complimentary Water & Lemonade
  • Set-up & clean-up of party
  • Additional attendees $6 per person

Itinerary:

  • Meet at Gift Shop
  • Tram rides to picnic tent
  • Family takes the lead on activities or chooses to walk around the zoo
  • Cake will be served during the last half hour of the party

Location: Picnic Tent

Timeframes Available: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM OR 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Price for Outdoor Party

Members $325
Not-Yet-Members $350

Once you have booked your preferred date and time slot using our online booking system above, you should receive a confirmation email with details. 

Thank you for booking your child’s party with us. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.