Birthday Parties


giraffe in a birthday hatIs the thought of planning a birthday party driving you wild? Then come to the Jackson Zoo and 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 several 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 2 weeks in advance.
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book all parties.
  • Birthday parties are not available for booking on Special Event days (i.e. Boo at the Zoo, Cookies with Santa, etc.)
  • The only food allowed INTO the park for parties is a specialty birthday cake. No outside food or beverages, please.

Flamingo Fling (Self-Guided Seasonal Party)

Cost: $250 Non-Members / $225 Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
Set up for 12 children, with each paid child having one free adult. Additional children $10 each. Additional adults (second parent or grandparents) $8 each. 

Self-Guided Zoo Tour Includes:

  • Greeter to welcome your party to the park with maps, general information, and wristbands
  • 24 wristbands for all-day admission (including Splash Pad, when open)
  • 12 Birthday Cupcake Bucks (good for a cupcake and small punch for the kids), redeemable at the Elephant House Cafe 
  • 12 Endangered Species Carousel tokens (for the kids)
  • 24 Livingston Park Train tokens (for kids and adults)

 

Tiger Tagalong (Guided Package A)

AVAILABLE March 1 – October 31
Cost: $300 Non-Members / $275 Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).

Set up for 12 children, with each paid child having one free adult. Additional children $14 each. Additional adults (second parent or grandparents) $12 each. 

Zoo Tour Includes:

  • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows your party to enter zoo before or after party to visit exhibits, plus Splash Pad if available)
  • PARTY CAPTAIN: Guide, general info, party set-up & clean-up
  • Zoo themed party supplies like napkins, plates, and tablecloths
  • Animal Encounter
  • 12 Endangered Species Carousel Rides
  • 12 Birthday Cupcakes OR Campbell’s Bakery Teacake Cookies (for the kids)
  • Lemonade/Punch (for the kids)
  • 24 Livingston Train rides

 

Zebra Zaniness (Guided Package B)

AVAILABLE March 1- October 31
Cost: $350 Non-Members / $325 Members
(must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
Set up for 12 children, with each paid child having one free adult. Additional children $16 each. Additional adults (second parent or grandparents) $14 each. 

Zoo Tour Includes:

    • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows your party to enter zoo before or after party to visit exhibits, plus Splash Pad if available)
    • PARTY CAPTAIN: Guide, general info, party set-up & clean-up
    • Zoo themed party supplies like napkins, plates, and tablecloths
    • Animal Encounter
    • 12 Endangered Species Carousel Rides
    • Keeper Chat
    • 12 Birthday Cupcakes OR Campbell’s Bakery Teacake Cookies (for the kids)
    • Lemonade/Punch (for the kids)
    • 24 Livingston Train rides

 

OTTER OUTING (Splash Pad Party – Summer Only)

Available AFTER HOURS ONLY during Splash Pad season
Cost: $200 Non-Members / $175 Members
(must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
Basic set up for 25 children, with one adult needed for each 5 kids. Additional children $5 each. 

PLEASE NOTE: Carousel, Train, and Cafes are not available in the Otter Outing package, and park exhibits are limited.

Party Includes:

    • Exclusive use of the Splash Pad from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM any day after hours.
    • Party captain will greet guests with entrance wristbands.
    • Table will be set up in the Metro PCS Lounge.
    • Zoo themed party supplies like napkins, plates, and tablecloths provided.
    • Cooler provided.
    • Snacks can be arranged for $5 per person.
    • Any outside food and beverages MUST BE APPROVED and can only be served in the designated lounge area.
    • Party captain will clean up

 

Gator Gathering (Guided Package C – off season)

Cost: $250 Non-Members / $225 Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
Set up for 12 children, with each paid child having one free adult. Additional children $6 each. Additional adults (second parent or grandparents) $4 each. 

Guided Zoo Tour Includes:

    • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows your party to enter zoo before or after party to visit exhibits)
    • PARTY CAPTAIN: Guide, general info, party set-up & clean-up
    • Zoo themed party supplies like napkins, plates, and tablecloths
    • Extended Animal Encounter
    • 12 Birthday Cupcakes OR Campbell’s Bakery Teacake Cookies (for the kids)
    • Lemonade/Punch or Hot Cocoa(for the kids)
    • Personalized tour

 

Giraffe Junction (Guided Package D – off season)

Cost: $300 Non-Members / $275 Members (must create log in as a member at the time of booking to receive member discount).
Set up for 12 children, with each paid child having one free adult. Additional children $8 each. Additional adults (second parent or grandparents) $6 each. 

Guided Zoo Tour Includes:

    • All-day Zoo Admission (wristband allows your party to enter zoo before or after party to visit exhibits)
    • PARTY CAPTAIN: Guide, general info, party set-up & clean-up
    • Zoo themed party supplies like napkins, plates, and tablecloths
    • Extended Animal Encounter
    • 12 Birthday Cupcakes OR Campbell’s Bakery Teacake Cookies (for the kids)
    • Lemonade/Punch or Hot Cocoa(for the kids)
    • Keeper Chat
    • Personalized tour

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 Flamingo Fling $250 Tiger Tagalong $300 Zebra Zaniness $350 Otter Outing $200 Gator Gathering $250 Giraffe Junction $300

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