Queens Zoo birthday parties combine fun activities, arts and crafts, a live animal encounter in the party room, and visits to exhibits around the zoo - with your choice of a fun party theme. Parties are held in our spacious party room, located in the Wild Room near the Sea Lion exhibit. A zoo educator will be the host of the party and take care of all your party needs.

All party packages include invitations for the guests, goody bags for the children, a craft project during the party, an animal encounter in the party room, a present for the birthday child, as well as zoo admission. You supply the food, cake, juice, paper goods, and utensils. There is refrigeration available.

Choose from one of our age-appropriate, two-hour party themes:

Cows, Llamas, Goats, Oh My!

(ages 3-5)

Join us as we have fun on the farm! Let’s feed cows, llamas, goats and many more farm animals. Fun farm games and crafts will add to the farm-tastic experience!

Amazing Animal Color

(ages 3-5)

Yellow, red, green or blue? What colors do you see at the zoo? Come and discover all the colorful animals the Queens Zoo has to offer. Explore different reasons animals are colorful. Children will even create a colorful accessory to take home with them!

Animal Movement Madness

(ages 3-5)

Let’s move our tail feathers! In this party, explore different ways that animals move. Gallop to the farm side to see animals hop, walk and run! Children will also create a wiggly critter to take home.

Animal Adaptations

(ages 5-7)

Let’s explore how animals adapt to their habitats! Your child will discover the wild world of animal adaptations by exploring the Queens Zoo! Discover why some animals have fur, while others do not. Children will also take home an animal habitat of their own!

Amazing Zoo Race

(ages 8-12)

Have your child take part in this fun-filled zoo race! This birthday party program will have kids work together on animal-themed crafts and riddles. Teams will head out into the zoo for a scavenger hunt. Be the first team to reach the goal to receive a special prize!