Choose the Minnesota Zoo for your child’s next birthday party. We offer pony parties, overnight parties and themed parties! It’s sure to be a wild experience. Voted Best Place for a Kid’s Birthday Party in Minnesota by WCCO.
Our Themed Birthday Party Package Includes:
- 90-minute themed program with Zoo staff
- Live animal encounter with photo op (bring your camera)
- Zoo admission and parking for up to 15 adults and/or children (age 1 & above)
- Gift for the birthday child (party bag with plush)
|Package Pricing (includes tax):|
|Additional guests (over 15 people)*||$15 per person|
All guests will be counted regardless of membership status.
*Maximum of 30 people per party. Additional guests will be paid for after the party.
|Optional Package Add-Ons:|
|Pull apart “cupcake” cake and juice
(serves up to 15 people)
|Party bag for guests||$3.00 each|
|Shared Birthday Party||$5.00|
If you are doing a shared birthday party with two children, you can order a 2nd birthday gift (party bag with plush) during your online registration.
Birthday Party Themes: perfect for ages 1-12!
Ages 1-3: A Very Happy Birthday Caterpillar!
Celebrate your birthday with your favorite caterpillar! We will sing and dance caterpillar-style and read an interactive story together. Then, if you so choose, fill your own hungry tummy with cake, and before the party is over maybe you’ll turn into a beautiful butterfly!
Ages 4-8: Wonders Under the Sea
There is so much to see under the sea but what if you don’t have any eyes? Find the answer to this question and more during this fun, active, ocean-themed birthday celebration. Meet one of our marine animals and take a tour behind the scenes in Discovery Bay.
Ages 9-12: It’s a ‘Shell’ebration!
‘Shell’ebrate your birthday with the turtles. Can you hold your breath as long as a sea turtle? Find the answer to this question and more. Meet some of our turtles from both land and sea and learn about how they are similar and different from each other. This awesome birthday ‘shell’ebration includes a behind-the-scenes tour above the Shark Reef in Discovery Bay.
Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance and are available on a first come, first served basis. Please click on the Register Online button to see the most up-to-date availability.
Full payment is due at time of booking. Please email your expected headcount to firstname.lastname@example.org on the Monday prior to your party.
Saturdays & Sundays
- 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
- 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m.
Ready To Book Your Party?
Please click on the Register Online button below for the most up-to-date availability.
Prices subject to change
Frequently Asked Questions
Some of my guests have Zoo memberships. Do I still have to include them in the total number of guests?
Can parents and families who come to drop off children but are not attending the party explore the zoo while they wait?
Email us at email@example.com or call 952-431-9390.