Queens Zoo Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s birthday with a unique 2 hour party experience. Queens Zoo combines festive activities with live animal encounters and zoo visits! Choose one of our fun age appropriate themes and make your child's birthday one to remember.

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Cows, Llamas and Goats Oh MY! Package
Ages: 3-5
Join us for some fun on the farm. This program includes farm themed activities and crafts for children presented by our experienced party hosts. Your celebration continues with a tour of the petting zoo where your guests can get up close and feed some of our farm animals.

Animal Movers and Shakers Package
Ages: 3-5
Hop to it and shake your tail feathers. Your child and their friends can join our party host in a non-stop party of movement games, crafts and a surprise animal encounters to discover how animals at the zoo move. The party continues with a tour of some of our wild animal exhibits.

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen

Zoo-mazing Race Package
Ages: 6 and up
Discover our amazing animals at the zoo as you join us for a zoo scavenger hunt adventure. Children and parents alike get to walk around our zoo as we try to solve animal clues to find our mystery animals. The party continues at our birthday room where children get to color and decorate their own take-home binoculars and meet an animal guest.

Wild Behavior Package
Ages: 6 and up
In this wild party learn how we care for our amazing zoo animals. Our expert party host will lead the group on a tour of zoo to discover how zookeepers encourage wild behavior in the animals under their care. Through fun games, activities, and a cool animal encounter your child and guests will practice some keeper skills as you party like the animals.

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher

Birthday Parties Include:

  • Admission to the Queens Zoo for your guests for the entire day
  • Party coordinator to help you plan your celebration
  • Access to private space for 2 hours to hold activities and eat
    *Please note that food and drinks are not provided by the zoo, you are welcome to provide your own*
  • Exhibit tour(s)
  • Two educational animal encounters
  • A special gift bag and shirt for the birthday child, plus goodie bags for all children attending
  • Parking space for party family (1 car only)

Price: $700 members*
$770 regular*
Days/Times: Saturday or Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*The listed package price includes up to 25 party guests. You may upgrade to a larger party of up to 35 people for an additional $100 fee.

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*Please Note: a 10% non-refundable deposit will be required to secure your date. We encourage you to contact our Birthday Party Coordinator prior to selecting your date in our online store.

For more information about our parties, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 800-433-4149 or email qzeducation@wcs.org.

Please visit the Queens Zoo Know Before You Go page to review park policies related to COVID-19.

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