Utica Zoo Birthday Parties

imageCelebrate your birthday at the wildest place in town! We offer multiple Birthday Party packages and extras to fit your budget.

Zoo Explorer Package:

Available most Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Parties include:

  • A dedicated party hostess
  • Free admission to zoo for you and your guests.
  • Use of the auditorium for two hours.
  • An up-close and personal encounter with three animals of your choosing
  • An activity OR craft based on ONE of the available themes: Zoo Animal Quest, Farmyard Fun, Crafty Critters, Swinging Safari (April to October only), or Birdy Bingo (October to April only)

Nocturnal Expedition Package:

Available most Thursdays and Fridays at 6:00pm. Parties include:

  • A dedicated party hostess
  • Free admission to the zoo after hours for up to 20 guests
  • A three animal presentation
  • A craft OR activity based on ONE of two of our available themes: Reptiles or Forest Fun

Party Fees

Party fees are based on the number of guests attending. One adult is admitted free with each child. Additional adults will be counted when calculating the number of guests.

  • Small Party: (up to 12 guests)               $150.00
  • Medium Party: (13 to 20 guests)            $180.00
  • Large Party: (over 20 guests)                $200.00
  • After Hours Party (up to 20 guests)        $250.00

Wild Party Extras (Zoo Themed Paper Products):

  • Small Party $30.00
  • Medium Party $40.00
  • Large Party $50.00
  • Goody Bags: $4.00 each

 Includes: Plates, Napkins, Cups, Forks, Spoons, Knives, Tablecloths

For more information or to book a birthday party, contact the Education Department at 315-738-0472 ext 34 or e-mail birthdayparties@uticazoo.org