What if I would like to invite more than 20 people to our party?
We have a 20 guest limit for our rooms. You may upgrade your to a premium space for $50 and include 5 additional guests. Ask the birthday coordinator about premium space if you are interested; as they may not always be available.
What are my choices for extra add-ons?
There are a number of options to choose from including food, beverages, and Zoo experiences. More information and prices can be found on the reservation page.
Where in the Zoo will my party be held?
We have a variety of options available for you to choose from, depending on the season. Winter parties are held in the Water Lab, which is located in the lower level of the Discovery Center. In the summer parties are held in the Water lab or outside in our Small Pavilion. Premium space upgrades are available upon request at an additional cost of $50.
How soon can I set up in party room?
You have access to the party room 15 minutes before the party begins to set up and after the 90 minute party to pack up.
Can I bring my own food/beverages/cake?
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.
Can I bring in my own napkins, silverware, plates?
Party packages includes plates, cups, and silverware. This allows Blank Park Zoo to practice our value of sustainability. We thank you in advance for your help to reduce single use items.
*Due to Covid safety practices we are currently using disposable table ware.
What kinds of decorations can we bring?
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.
The Zoo provides some Zoo themed table decorations for birthday. More information about decorations can be provided by the Zoo’s Birthday Coordinator.