We know birthdays are special days in a child's life. What better way to celebrate your little animal lover than by hosting an unforgettable party at the zoo, filled with animals, fun, and exclusive experiences to treasure forever?
We provide the highest quality food, fun, and entertainment. Whether tossing a fish to our sea lions, playing zookeeper and making lunch for the snow monkeys, or getting to meet one of our Central Park penguins, your child will experience the zoo as never before—and have a birthday to remember for many years to come.
Our parties are complete zoo experiences, with every detail covered by our dedicated staff. Because we want you to have fun, too!
We are happy to discuss our birthday parties with you in detail and will work with you to personalize the celebration for your loved one. For more information, please contact us at 212-439-6551 or CPZbirthdayparties@wcs.org
Please review all info on the website and then call us so that we can see if the date you have in mind is available. Please note our all-inclusive parties start at $10,000.
All Birthday Parties Include
Cakes provided by Empire Cake
Catered Meals by Gourmet Alchemy
PHOTOGRAPHY BY TERRY GRUBER PHOTOGRAPHY
Keeper and Animal Encounters
Customized Gift Bags
Select from one of the following party options:
Wild for Wildlife Party
Ages: 2-12 with adults
Fee: $10,000 for up to 40 guests
This 2 hour party includes all of the above plus:
Themed invitations, room decorations and three party hosts
Private party room for activities and food
Costumed character to welcome your guests
Educational animal encounters
Wildlife Theater performance
Special zookeeper encounter
Guests make treats for the zoo animals
Birthday child feeds a sea lion
A small section of a zoo exhibit will be private for your guests
A themed birthday cake
Mimosas and sophisticated fare for adults
A large gift bag
King/Queen of the Jungle Party
Ages: 2-12 with adults
Fee: $15,000 for up to 50 guests
This 3-hour party includes all of the above plus:
The birthday child will experience a special penguin encounter and the penguin exhibit will be private for your guests.
An exotic zoo animal encounter
An extra hour for zoo fun!
Extra-fancy gift bags
1st Birthday Grand Celebration
An adult focused party with a small group of children
Fee: $12,000 for up to 50 guests
This 2 hour party includes:
Exotic Animal encounter
Sea Lion Fish toss for family of 1 year old
Private exhibit visit for all guests that includes enrichment making and meeting a zoo keeper
Private party room
Wildlife Theater interactive puppet show
Buffet of fine foods and appetizers
Baby Buffet of baby-friendly foods
Mimosas or sangria for adults
Custom cake for all guests
Smash cake for birthday child
4 party hosts
Gift bag for all children
Adult VIP Birthday Bash!
Adult (21 +) party for the true animal lover.
Fee: $10,000 for up to 20 guests
2 hour party with events focused on adults will include:
2 animal encounters
Sea Lion Fish toss for birthday person
Private party room
Buffet of fine food and appetizers
Cake for all
Mimosas or sangria
3 party hosts
Private tour of the zoo for guests
All guests receive a hat or t-shirt
You Choose the Party Theme
All activities are tailored to your child's age.
Meet The Animals
Perfect for the youngest zoo lover. A special visit to the barnyard will give all the birthday guests a chance to feed the animals.
(Ages 5 and Up)
This party focuses on our fantastic Tropic Zone
exhibit. Guest will make treats for our mongoose and tropical birds and then
have some private time up in the canopy balcony to watch the fun.
(Ages 8 and Up)
This party is perfect for the older zoo lover.
Extra hands on activities, including a chance to talk with some of our
wonderful zoo keepers. Non-stop animal fun.
(Ages 2 and Up)
Private time in the penguin house is in store
for you and your guest at for this party. Surprises in store, a close encounter
with a penguin, need we say more? *
This theme is only
available for the King/Queen of the Jungle party package
Want more? Make It Roar! You can upgrade any party package for an extra special experience!
With the upgrade you will get:
Additional upgraded catering options by Gourmet Alchemy
Top-of-the-Line Gift Bags
Upgraded Photography/Videography from Gruber Photography
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