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Birthday Parties

 

Child Birthday Parties

Birthday PartiesGive 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)
    -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)
    -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 DELXUE

Includes:
  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -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 September or any day November through March.

Additional Add-Ons for General Birthdays

  • Face Painting $85.00 - 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 (15 min visit) $50 - Have the lovable and fuzzy Potter the Otter mascot make a surprise visit to your birthday party.
  • Care for A Critter Birthday Gift $50.00 - A truly unique gift that lasts all year.
  • Carousel/Train Ride Combo $45.00 - 1 train ride & 1 carousel ride for each guest
  • Carousel Rides $20.00 - 1 carousel ride for each guest
  • Train Rides - $30.00 - 1 train ride for each guest
  • Animal Encounter $35.00 - Enjoy an up-close experience with a member of our education team and one of our education animal ambassadors.
    *Animal encounters are not available during Boo at the Zoo.

Boorific Birthday Party Packages

Boo-it-Yourself, Boo-it-Yourself PLUS and Boorific DELUXE birthday parties can be booked Oct. 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31.

Boo-It-Yourself Birthday Party!

Includes:
  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -Birthday child is free
    -Add up to 5 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Trick-or-Treating throughout the zoo for each child
  • Reserved party space for 1.5 hours
Prices
  • $280 Akron Zoo Members
  • $300 Non-Members
  • *Additional Children $13, Additional Adults $10
  • Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest

Boo-It-Yourself Birthday Party PLUS!

Includes:
  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -Birthday child is free
    -Add up to 5 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Trick-or-Treating throughout the zoo for each child
  • Reserved party space for 1.5 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
  • $430 Akron Zoo Members
  • $450 Non-Members
  • *Additional Children $19, Additional Adults $15
  • Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest
  • ** Additional pizzas $14.00 each


Boorific Birthday Party DELUXE

Includes:
  • Admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -Birthday child is free
    -Add up to 15 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Trick-or-Treating throughout the zoo for each child
  • Unlimited rides on the Conservation Carousel
  • Dedicated Zooper-hero party helper
  • Reserved party space for 1.5 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
  • $530 Akron Zoo Members
  • $550 Non-Members
  • *Additional Children $19, Additional Adults $15
  • Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest

Additional Add-Ons for Boorific Birthdays

  • Meet-and-Greet w/ Potter the Otter (15 min visit) $50 - Have the lovable and fuzzy Potter the Otter mascot make a surprise visit to your birthday party.
  • Care for A Critter Birthday Gift $50.00 - A truly unique gift that lasts all year.
  • Carousel/Train Ride Combo $45.00 - 1 train ride & 1 carousel ride for each guest
  • Carousel Rides $20.00 - 1 carousel ride for each guest
  • Train Rides - $30.00 - 1 train ride for each guest

Wild Lights Birthday Party Packages

Wild Lights Zoo-it-Yourself, Wild Lights Zoo-it-Yourself PLUS and Wild Lights Zoorific DELUXE birthday parties can be booked Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-23 & 26-30.

Wild Lights Zoo-It-Yourself Birthday Party!

Includes:
  • Wild Lights admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -Birthday child is free
    -Add up to 5 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Reserved party space for 1.5 hours
Prices
  • $280 Akron Zoo Members
  • $300 Non-Members
  • *Additional Children $13, Additional Adults $10
  • Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest

Wild Lights Zoo-It-Yourself Birthday Party PLUS!

Includes:
  • Wild Lights admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -Birthday child is free
    -Add up to 5 additional guests*
  • Birthday Party Invitations
  • Reserved party space for 1.5 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
  • $430 Akron Zoo Members
  • $450 Non-Members
  • *Additional Children $19, Additional Adults $15
  • Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest
  • ** Additional pizzas $14.00 each

Wild Lights Zoorific Birthday Party DELXUE

Includes:

  • Wild Lights admission & free parking for 15 guests (any combination of children and adults)
    -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 1.5 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

  • $530 Akron Zoo Members 
  • $550 Non-Members
  • *Additional Children $19, Additional Adults $15
  • Akron Zoo Members receive $2 off each additional guest
  • ** Additional pizzas $14.00 each

Additional Add-Ons for Wild Lights  Birthdays

  • Meet-and-Greet w/ Potter the Otter (15 min visit) $50 - Have the lovable and fuzzy Potter the Otter mascot make a surprise visit to your birthday party.
  • Care for A Critter Birthday Gift $50.00 - A truly unique gift that lasts all year.
  • Carousel/Train Ride Combo $45.00 - 1 train ride & 1 carousel ride for each guest
  • Carousel Rides $20.00 - 1 carousel ride for each guest
  • Train Rides - $30.00 - 1 train ride for each guest

Birthday Party FAQs

Contact 330-375-2550 ext. 7300 or email at birthday@akronzoo.org.
Minimum two weeks advance reservation required. 
Please note that date requested may not be available. 

Birthday Party Request

*Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start of the party, for check-in and set-up. Fill out the form below to get started planning your party at the Akron Zoo!

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