Birthday Parties

Party Packages

Create unforgettable memories on your special day with a unique and exciting birthday party at Ross Park Zoo. Our party packages for 2023 are now available for booking.

Thanks to our generous sponsor, Horizons- A division of Empower Federal Credit Union, you and your guests can relax and enjoy the cool shade of our picnic tent while surrounded by the beauty of the zoo. Our parties are held from April to October and are proudly sponsored by Wegmans.

Choose from two time slots – 10:00am-12:00pm or 2:00pm-4:00pm – and enjoy admission for up to 10 children and 10 adults in both party packages. If you wish to add more guests, you may add them on to your package at an additional per person fee. 

Booking your birthday party is a breeze – simply follow these three simple steps:

  • Step 1: Review the party packages below.
  • Step 2: Select your preferred date and time slot using our online booking system.
  • Step 3: 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. Please note that if payment is not received within 2 hours of booking your party, your spot will be released and you will need to submit a new application for a birthday party reservation.

Step 1: Review Packages

Marmoset Package

  • Package includes Ross Park Zoo admission for up to 10 children & 10 adults.
  • Meet & Greet at the zoo entrance
  • 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
  • Grain cups for each child to help feed goats & sheep in children's zoo
  • Tram ride to the party site (based on availability)
  • Ross Park Zoo attendant on duty throughout the party
  • Set-up & clean-up of party
  • Additional adults $6 per person, additional children $8 per person

Red Panda Package

  • Package includes all benefits of Marmoset party package
  • Keeper Talk with one of our ambassador animals (15 minutes)
  • Voucher for each child for $10 to use in the Ross Park Zoo gift shop
  • Additional adults $6 per person, additional children $18 per person

Step 2: Book Your Birthday Party Date/Time

Step 3: Complete Payment To Secure Your Booking

Once you have selected your preferred date and time slot using our online booking system above, please submit payment to secure your reservation. Simply click the link below and follow the instructions provided on the next page to complete your payment transaction. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.