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Give your child a birthday to remember!

Choose from several options to customize your party. Available for children ages 12 and younger. Have a wild time partying like an animal! Learn about our various party options and fill out the form below to get started.

General Birthday Party Packages

Zoo-It-Yourself Birthday Party!

Includes:

  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    • The birthday child is free
    • Add up to 5 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Reserved party space for 2.5 hours

Prices

  • $230 Akron Zoo Members
  • $250 Non-Members

*Additional Guests $8 each
*Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest

Zoo-It-Yourself Birthday Party PLUS!

Includes:

  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    • The birthday child is free
    • Add up to 5 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Reserved party space for 2.5 hours
  • 2 pizzas**, party snacks, beverages, napkins and tableware
  • Party favors and souvenirs for each child
  • Akron Zoo birthday gift for the guest of honor

Prices

  • $380 Akron Zoo Members
  • $400 Non-Members

*Additional Children $19, Additional Adults $15
*Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest
** Additional pizzas $14.00 each

Zoorific Birthday Party DELUXE

Includes:

  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    • The birthday child is free
    • Add up to 15 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Unlimited rides on the Conservation Carousel
  • Dedicated Zooper-hero party helper to set up, serve and attend to your birthday party needs
  • Reserved party space for 3 hours
  • 2 pizzas**, party snacks, beverages, napkins and tableware
  • Party favors and souvenirs for each child
  • Akron Zoo birthday gift for the guest of honor

Prices

  • $480 Akron Zoo Members
  • $500 Non-Members

*Additional Children $19, Additional Adults $15
Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest
** Additional pizzas $14.00 each

Zoo-it-Yourself, Zoo-it-Yourself PLUS and Zoorific DELUXE birthday parties can be booked year-round except for during Boo at the Zoo and Wild Lights. Receive a $20 discount if you book a party Monday – Friday between April and Sept. or any day Nov. through March.

Add-Ons for General Birthday Packages

  • Face Painting ($85)
    • A skilled artisan will hand-paint a colorful, theater-quality character of each child’s choice. Available Saturdays and Sundays, Memorial Day - Labor Day
  • Meet-and-Greet w/ Potter the Otter ($50)
    • Have the lovable and fuzzy Potter the Otter mascot make a surprise visit to your birthday party. Visits are 15 minutes long.
  • Care for A Critter Birthday Gift ($50)
    • A truly unique gift that lasts all year.
  • Carousel/Train Ride Combo ($45)
    • 1 train ride and 1 carousel ride per guest
  • Carousel Rides ($20)
    • 1 carousel ride per guest
  • Train Rides ($30)
    • 1 train ride per guest

Birthday Party FAQsBirthday Party Request Form

To celebrate birthdays for teens or adults, check out our After-Hours Parties or Picnic Packages.