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Plan your child’s birthday party at the Houston Zoo! Our goal is to make this process as easy and convenient as possible for you so that you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the party! We offer Birthday Party Packages for children 12 years of age of younger. Read on for a host of fun, creative, unique ideas that will set your kid’s party apart from the herd.
Birthday parties are generously sponsored by Arne’s.
If you want to “WOW” your guests you can add on any of the following options to your party:
One of our Zoo Keepers will come directly to your pavilion with two animals for your guests to meet and greet. This experience lasts for approximately thirty minutes. Please note that animal experiences are subject to weather conditions and Zoo Animal Staff approval.
Zoo Members - $320
Non-Members - $370
Located Indoors with Heating/Air-Conditioning
Zoo Members - $370
Non-Members - $420
View available dates and times and book a party:
Your guests will be allowed admission to the Zoo for the entire day of the party, but the party pavilion is only reserved for your event during one of the following timeslots:
Plan ahead and arrive early to avoid parking issues. Ride together so that the driver can pull up to our Medical Center Gate Entrance on Cambridge Street and you can unload your belongings and head straight over to the pavilion. We also encourage you to bring your own wagons and rolling coolers in case we are sold out of our wagons on a busy day.
Birthday Party Facility Rental Policies - Details on rentals, tickets, parking, animal experiences and more. Please read this through before booking your party – thank you!
Zoo Birthday Party FAQs - Common questions about birthday parties at the zoo, answered.
Zoo Birthday Party Checklist - a handy reference to help your party planning.
Questions? Contact Us: (713) 533-6832 firstname.lastname@example.org
This year, consider asking your child’s friends to skip the birthday presents and donate to the Houston Zoo instead with a tribute gift! It’s a WILD way to celebrate your little one’s special day, while also helping to support the continued care and feeding of the Zoo’s 6,000 animal residents!
Learn More About Tribute Gifts