Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

View All Rates ›

Birthday Parties

Did you know you could have your birthday at the Zoo?



Birthday parties are offered Saturdays and Sundays. Parties can be booked up to three months prior to the day, but a minimum of two weeks in advance is required. 

Available time slots are: 10AM-11:30AM, 12:30PM-2PM, and 3:00PM-4:30PM in the summer; and 10AM-11:30AM and 12:30PM-2PM during the winter.

You will have a party host to help you with setup, breakdown, and everything in between. 


  • Admission for 14 guests
  • 90 minutes in rental space
  • Unlimited train rides (May-October)
  • Coloring opportunities

PRICE: $230 for non-members, $200 for members


  • Includes everything in the basic package plus
  • Animal Encounter
  • Age based activity

PRICE: $280 for non-members, $250 for members


  • Carousel Rides or Train Ride (May-October)

PRICE: $2 per rider

  • Face Painting

PRICE: $3 per cheek, $5 per face,  ($75 flat rate from November through March) 

  • Additional guests
  • Camel Ride (May-October)

PRICE: $5 per guest 

  • Souvenir Bag

PRICE: $5 per bag

  • Adopt an Animal (symbolic adoption includes certificate, animal photo and fact sheet, 2
    feed bundles and name on exhibit sign for 3 months)

PRICE: $25 per adoption - African Lion, Amur Tiger, Black Rhino, Chilean Flamingo or Reticulated Giraffe

A 50% deposit is required for all parties. The Zoo rarely closes due to inclement weather. If the Zoo is open, the party will run as scheduled. There are no refunds or rescheduling due to inclement weather.

All food and beverages are to be contracted through the Blank Park Zoo. You may provide your own birthday cake, however it must be from a licensed bakery. You must also provide plates, utensils, and napkins for the cake. 

No balloons, glass containers, glass bottles, confetti, straws, swizzle sticks, plastic stirrers, little toys, pets or outside alcohol are allowed on the Zoo grounds, including areas of parking. No smoking is allowed on Zoo grounds.

So if you’re looking for a way to make your birthday extra special this year, the zoo is the place for you! 

Click here to book your birthday party

For any additional questions please contact Megan Davies at or call 515-974-2544

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