Choose the Minnesota Zoo for your child’s next birthday party. It’s sure to be a wild experience. Perfect for ages 3-12. Voted Best Place for a Kid’s Birthday Party in Minnesota by WCCO

Our Birthday Party Package Includes:


  • Birthday party invitations
  • Rental of the Ocean 1 Birthday Party Room for 90 minutes
  • Zoo admission and parking for up to 15 adults and/or children (age 3 & above)
  • Zoo staff person
  • Educational presentation with zoo artifacts
  • Games & craft (ages 3-10 only)
  • Coloring sheets (ages 3 & under)
  • Souvenir for all kids (ages 3-10)
  • Gift for the birthday child
  • Birthday cake (serves 15) in form of “pull apart” cupcakes in the shape of a tiger
  • Fruit Punch (serves 15)
  • Environmentally-friendly plates, cups & napkins

bugcakeNEW!   Bugs Birthday Theme option now available
Best for Ages 3-7

Includes ALL the features of the Birthday Party Package plus these bug-themed substitutions:

  • Bug themed craft
  • Bug bingo or story time
  • Interesting bug facts/education
  • Caterpillar design cupcake cake


Package Pricing: (includes tax):
Additional guests (over 15 people)$15 per person
All guests will be counted regardless of membership status.


Package Add-Ons:
Additional pull apart “cupcake” cake
(15 people)
Additional cupcakes (4 pack)$6.00
Additional Fruit Punch (46 oz.)
(for approx. 8 people)

Want more food choices?
Please view the Birthday Party Menu and call 952-953-0667 or email


Reservations must be made at least 10 days in advance and are available on a first come, first served basis.
Full package payment is due at time of booking.

October- April: Saturdays & Sundays

  • 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m.

May – September:  Saturdays & Sundays: 

  • 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. -4:30 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I have a party for 2 children together?
My Child is not 3 or older. Can we still have a birthday party at the Zoo?
What is the Zoo’s cancellation policy?
Some of my guests have Zoo memberships. Do I still have to include them in the total number of guests?
Are the birthday child and his/her parents included in the total guest count?
Can we rent the room for an extended period of time?
Are there a maximum number of guests for a party?
What should I expect during the party?
Can we store food or presents?
Can I bring in my own decorations?
What are my additional food options?


Additional Questions?

Email us at or call 952-431-9483.

Ready To Book Your Event?

Click here for our Birthday Party Reservation Request & Policies. Simply fill out the form and fax or email it back to us to place your reservation.

Prices subject to change