If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime birthday adventure, the Bronx Zoo is the place for you!
Choose Your Own Adventure Parties are 1.5 hours long, and are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-12pm. Afternoon parties (2:00-3:30pm) become available one month prior to desired date and payment in full is required upon booking.
Safari Birthday Expeditions are 3 hours long, and are available Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30–4:30pm.
NEW! Why should kids have all
of the fun?! The Bronx Zoo now offers BIRTHDAY
PARTIES FOR ADULTS, which include all of the fun for our children parties plus
an option to add on adult beverages, at an additional cost. Please call us at 800-433-4149 or complete
Party Inquiry Form to learn more!
YOUR CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE PARTY
your child’s birthday with a unique party experience that includes private
access to our Congo exhibit, live animal encounters, and unlimited access to
all Bronx Zoo exhibits and attractions for the entire day!
Total Experience admission to the Bronx Zoo for all party guests for the entire day. Parking is not included.
Party coordinator to help you plan your child's party
Fully decorated, private party space
Two, educational animal encounters
Time for cake (provided by birthday family)
A special gift bag for the birthday child
Ends with a trip to the Bug Carousel or drop-off exhibit of choice
Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30am – 12:00pm. Afternoon parties (2:00pm – 3:30pm) become available one month prior to desired date and full payment is due at booking. Inquire with party coordinator for more details.
Choose your own Adventure:
DISCOUNT: Receive $100 off parties that take place December 1st –
Up to 15 guests
Regular: $625, Member: $525
Regular: $725, Member: $625
Regular: $925, Member: $825
Regular: $1125, Member: $1025
YOUR SAFARI BIRTHDAY EXPEDITION
Enjoy an all-inclusive party experience for your friends and family at the Bronx Zoo! Guests experience up-close animal encounters, participate in party activities, enjoy catered food and drink options, and explore the amazing Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit with our expert education staff as their guides.
Total Experience admission to the Bronx Zoo for all party guests for the entire day.
Fully decorated private party space
Three, educational animal encounters
Costumed character to visit guests
Trip to Bug Carousel or exhibit of choice
Activity stations for children
A guided tour through the Congo Gorilla exhibit
Catered food and drink options for your guests, set up and cleared by our staff
A personalized Birthday Cake
Goody bags for all children
Reserved parking for the party family
Commemorative Bronx Zoo Birthday T-shirt for the birthday guest of honor
Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Safari Birthday Expedition
DISCOUNT: Receive $200 off parties that take place December 1st –
Up to 35 guests
Regular: $2700, Member: $2600 (up to 20 goody bags included)
Regular: $3300, Member: $3150 (up to 30 goody bags included)
Regular: $3700, Member: $3500 (up to 40 goody bags included)
Regular: $4500, Member: $4300 (up to 50 goody bags included)
Guest Count Policies
Guest count must include all children and adults in attendance at the party. The party family is included in the final count
For children ages 1-3, one adult is required to accompany each child (1:1 ratio).
For children ages 4-12, one adult for every 10 children is required (1:10 ratio).
For accompanying guests that will not be in attendance at the party but wish to walk around while the party takes place, admission tickets can be purchased at any Zoo entrance on the day of the party or in advance on the Bronx Zoo website.
Parking, please inquire if interested in pre-paying for passes for guests
Contact the Bronx Zoo Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 433-4149, Monday through Friday from 9:00am–5:00pm or submit your request here. Although you can reach out at any time, please keep in mind that the Birthday Party Coordinator is only in the office Wednesday through Friday to answer party inquiries, so please be patient with the response time. We field inquiries based on their timestamp to be fair to all.
Parties cannot be scheduled less than four weeks in advance.
We require a $500 non-refundable deposit upon booking. The final balances for our parties are due one month before the party date. We cannot hold a date without a deposit.
Space is limited. We highly recommend registering far in advance, especially for fall, spring, and summer birthday parties.
The Wildlife Conservation Society offers different style parties from simple to sensational at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo. For more information about our other facilities, visit Zoo Birthday Parties now!