Plan Your Party
Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am - 12 pm or 2 - 4 pm
$400 (8 tickets included)
(children 2 and under are free)
(FOTZ members receive a $40 discount)
Sunroom in the Zoo Learning Center.
Maximum 30 party guests (including adults and children 2+)
Things to Know
- Room Rental Only and 8 tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased at group rate.
- Purchaser will be responsible for setting up before and cleaning up after your party all within your 2-hour party time frame. We will sanitize the room before & after the birthday party.
- Purchaser may bring their own tablecloths, cupcakes, cake, and non-alcoholic beverages. No glass containers, balloons, streamers, glitter, streamers, balls, frisbees, or confetti.
- Outside catering is prohibited.
- Storage for coolers and party items are not available before or after your party time.
- FOTZ members receive $40 off the birthday room rental.
- All guests require an admission ticket. FOTZ memberships accepted.
- Animal encounter is only available when purchased through a birthday party package. Specific animals cannot be requested.
- Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium is a rain-or-shine event. No refunds or exchanges.
Birthday Party Add-Ons
These small but mighty animals will bring extra pizzaz to your birthday party. Zoo staff will provide a 20-minute up-close animal experience with two of our small species of ambassador animals in their presentation habitats. These small species include a mixture of the following: bugs, frogs, reptiles such as small tortoises or small snakes, and mammals such as sugar gliders or a hedgehog.
These medium-sized ambassador animals will elicit smiles and excitement from your birthday party guests. Zoo staff will provide a 20-minute presentation with two of our medium species of ambassador animals while your birthday party guests observe what makes each of the animals unique. These medium species include a mixture of the following: medium snakes, medium tortoises, birds such as pigeons or parrots, and mammals such as chinchillas or armadillos.
Additional Birthday Party Add-ons
Gold Rides Pass
$7 per pass; unlimited rides on KC Zoo Railroad, Endangered Species Carousel, and African Tram. Children 2 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
Platinum Rides Pass
$10 per pass - unlimited rides on KC Zoo Railroad, Endangered Species Carousel, African Tram, African Sky Safari, and Kenyan Cruise. Children 2 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.