Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on-site birthday parties are currently not available. We are looking into different options with virtual parties and will share details once ready.
Child Birthday Parties
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 with your guests! Learn about our party options and fill out the form below to get started.
Party Packages includes:
- Zoorific Fun Squad Member to set up and serve your party
- Party time of two hours
- Vegetable tray, animal crackers, Goldfish® crackers and beverages
- Admission and parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
- Gift for birthday child
- Party favors for child guests
- Trip to your child’s favorite animal habitat
- Akron Zoo souvenirs for each party guest
Winter Birthdays: Nov. 1 - March 31 (excludes Wild Lights dates)
Summer Birthdays: April 1 - Oct. 31 (excludes Boo at the Zoo dates)
Akron Zoo Members: $200
Additional Children: $14
Additional Adults: $6
Additional Children: $16
Additional Adults: $8
*Receive a $20 discount if you book a party Monday – Friday during April – Sept. or any day Nov. – March.
Additional Add-Ons for General Birthdays
Premium Add-ons (choose one):
- $30 – Animal encounter with education staff member includes an up-close experience with one education animal. *Animal encounters are not available for Boorific Birthdays.
- $55 – Ride package includes carousel and train rides and goat feed (Train available April - December; carousel and train weather dependent).
- $60 – "It’s a Wild World Animal Show" viewing with birthday child appearing as special guest (available Wednesday – Sunday during June – August) *30 person maximum. Must be 5 years or older. Can only be added to 11 a.m. parties.
- Zoorific birthday present: $50 Care for Critter package
- $20 – Goat Feed
- $20 – Carousel Ride (availability weather dependent)
- $20 – Train Ride (available April - December, weather dependent)
- $85 – Face Painting (Available Saturdays and Sundays, Memorial Day-Labor Day)
- Two Cheese or pepperoni pizzas: $25
- Hot dog platter: $25
- Ice Cream Novelty: $25
Minimum two weeks advance reservation required. For all birthday party packages there is a $50 non-refundable deposit to reserve a date.
Please note that date requested may not be available.
Contact 330-375-2550 ext. 7300 or email at