Birthday Parties


giraffe in a birthday hatIs the thought of planning a birthday party driving you wild? Then come to the Jackson Zoo and have a Gorilla Gathering, Flamingo Fiesta, Baboon Bash, Swan Soiree…whatever you call it, we can make it happen here! We’ll take care of the details, you get to sit back and enjoy.

For date availability please contact EJ Rivers at 601.352.2580 ext 228, email or complete the form below.

 
  • The Jackson Zoo has three party options that are sure to make your party a stomping success!
  • Zoo Birthday Parties are best for kids ages three (3) and up.
  • Party times are: 10:30 am – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (weekdays by special request).
  • All parties must be booked 3 weeks in advance.
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book all parties.
  • Summer dates fill up fast due to our event schedule please make all reservations as soon as possible, in order to ensure your date of choice.
  • Birthday parties are not available for booking on Special Event days (i.e. Boo at the Zoo, Ice Cream Safari, etc.)
  • The only food allowed INTO the park for parties is a specialty birthday cake. No outside food or beverages, please.
  • The Splash Pad is accessible to ALL Jackson Zoo guests from 9 am – 3:30 pm during regular business hours at no additional charge. Early entry for birthday parties wanting extra time at exhibits or Splash Pad can be arranged.

 

Monkey Madness (Package A)

Cost: $250 Non-Members / $225 Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
12 children, 12 adults/ Additional children $7 each, additional adults $8 each. 

Click here to book this party package

Includes:

  • Party Captain
  • Party Set-up & Clean-up (including zoo themed party napkins, plates, and tablecloths)
  • Animal Encounter at the Discovery Zoo (birthday boy or girl gets to choose two)
  • Carousel Ride
  • Birthday Cupcakes – 12 (for the kids)
  • Ice Cream Cups – 12 (for the kids)
  • Lemonade/Punch
  • Train Ride  (weather permitting)
  • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows your party to enter zoo before or after party to visit exhibits, including Splash Pad during summer pad season)

Giraffe Gathering (Package B)

Cost: $300 Non-Members / $275 Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
12 children, 12 adults/ Additional children are $9 each, additional adults $10 each. 

Click here to book this party package

Includes:

  • Party Captain
  • Party Set-up & Clean-up (including zoo themed party napkins, plates, and tablecloths)
  • Animal Encounter at the Discovery Zoo (birthday boy or girl gets to choose two)
  • Carousel Ride
  • Choice of one: hotdog OR hamburger, w/ chips    *food is not included for adults; may be purchased separately at Elephant Cafe or Simply Down South
  • Birthday Cupcakes – 12 (for the kids)
  • Ice Cream Cups – 12 (for the kids)
  • Lemonade/Punch
  • Train Ride  (weather permitting)
  • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows your party to enter zoo before or after party to visit exhibits, including Splash Pad during summer pad season)

 


Otter Outing 

The Jackson Zoo Splash Pad may be reserved for EXCLUSIVE party use AFTER HOURS ONLY, from 3:30 pm to 5 pm daily. Up to 25 children can play and splash for a fee of $225.00, $200.00 for Members.

Punch, Lemonade and Cupcakes can be provided for $5 each child, OR outside refreshments will be allowed upon approval. Specialty birthday cakes are always welcome. HOWEVER, food will be allowed ONLY in the Lounge or other pre-designated area. NO GLASS CONTAINERS ARE ALLOWED.

Please note that the Discovery Zoo, Carousel, Train and Elephant Cafe are NOT available for the After Hours Splash Pad Party.

Please call for details and booking: EJ Rivers at 601-352-2580 ext 228, or email.