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 our Special Events Manager at 601.352.2500, 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 – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday!
  • All parties must be booked 3 weeks in advance.
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book all parties.
  •  Parties cannot be scheduled on special event dates.
  • Summer dates fill up fast due to our event schedule please make all reservations as soon as possible, in order to insure 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.)

 

Monkey Madness (Package A)

Cost: $250 Non-Friends Members / $225 Friends Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount)
12 children/ Additional children are $9 each; all adults have a $5.00 admission charge (food is not included for adults; may be purchased separately)

Click here to book this party package

Includes:

  • Party Captain
  • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows group to re-enter zoo at the end of the party to visit remaining exhibits)
  • Party Set-up & Clean-Up
  • Party napkins, plates, and tablecloths
  • Birthday Cupcakes
  • Ice Cream Cups
  • Lemonade/Punch
  • Train Ride & Carousel Ride (weather permitted)
  • Animal Encounter 

Giraffe Gathering (Package B)

Cost: $300 Non-Friends Members / $275 Friends Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount)
12 children/ Additional children are $9 each; all adults have a $5.00 admission charge (food is not included for adults; may be purchased separately)

Click here to book this party package

Includes:

  • Party Captain
  • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows group to re-enter zoo at the end of the party to visit remaining exhibits)
  • Party Set-up & Clean-Up
  • Party napkins, plates, and tablecloths
  • Birthday cupcakes
  • Ice Cream Cups
  • Lemonade/Punch
  • Choice of one: hotdog, hamburger, or corndog w/ chips
  • Train Ride & Carousel Ride (weather permitted)
  • Animal Encounter

Splash Pad Party (Package A)

includes admission into the zoo, carousel ride and special animal encounter in the Discovery Zoo for up to 25 children.

Package A hours are 3:00-5:00p June-August (weather permitting; Sept. dates may be available upon request)

Cost: $325 for up to 25 children; each additional child are $9 each(50 children max); all adults have a $5.00 admission charge (one parent must accompany for every 5 children)

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book your party.  Final count and balance is due in full one week before party.

 

Splash Pad Party (Package B)

This package is located in the Splash Pad area only for up to 25! Animal exhibits, train and carousel are closed.

Package B hours are 4:00-5:30p June-August (weather permitting; Sept. dates may be available upon request)

Cost: $250 for up to 25 children; each additional child are $9 each (50 children max); no additional charge for adults with this package (one parent must accompany for every 5 children)

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book your party.  Final count and balance is due in full one week before party. 

Splash Pad parties do not include food; however for birthdays cake and punch are allowed in a designated area. Beverages must be in individual plastic containers no larger than 8 oz.

Party captains are included to oversee your event.

Splash Pad Party Packages are June-September must be booked through our Special Events Departments at 601.352.2500  (April and May dates may be available upon request)

Additional Information

  • All birthday parties (except Splash Pad) are hosted at the Elephant House Café Deck.
  • Private party room wiith air conditioning is available for an additional $250 (call for availability).
  • No balloons, silly string, straws, confetti, whistles, or glass bottles allowed in the Zoo!!!!!!
  • Jackson Zoo birthday parties will be held rain or shine.
  • No outside food permitted (with the exception of a birthday cake).

Reservations

For more information or to check date availability contact our Special Events Manager at 601.352.2500, email or complete the form below.

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