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Book your birthday party today!
Call (916) 808-8556 or send an email.

Daytime Birthday Parties
Sacramento Zoo birthday parties are great for children. Enjoy a reserved birthday party next to the carousel for a one hour celebration. Ride the carousel and enjoy the rest of the day exploring the Sacramento Zoo! Ask for the latest schedule of animal presentations or check the daily calendar.

Book Your Party
Parties are available starting at 10:30 am on Saturdays and Sundays. Parties are designed for 20 guests with the option to add up to 30. Booking must occur at least 2 weeks in advance. The booking fee is $215 ($200 for Sacramento Zoo Members), due by final scheduling. To book your party e-mail the Events Assistant or call (916) 808-8556.

Birthday Party Includes
20 Zoo admissions for guests
Free admission for birthday guest
10 Conservation Carousel tickets
One hour reserved party area next to Carousel
Zoo Parent certificate for birthday child
Coloring activity
Staff Assistance

Additional Guests: $6.25 per person (not to exceed maximum of 30 guests).

Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drinks, however, the Sacramento Zoo cannot provide food storage, refrigerator or freezer access. Plates, utensils and cups will be included with added catering option only.

Additional Party Options
Want to make your guests feel even more special?  The Sacramento Zoo offers special add-ons to make your birthday party a memorable one!

  • Additional Carousel tickets: $2.50 per ticket
  • Sacramento Zoo Train tickets: $4 per ticket
  • Goodie bags: $5.50 each
  • Zoo Keys for guests: $4 per Zoo Key
  • 1-hour Scavenger Hunt: $50
  • Animal craft: $50
  • Animal Encounters: $200
    Get up close and personal with several of the Zoo's very own Animal Ambassadors for an exclusive experience before or after your party!
  • Catering menu & prices available upon request

Winter Accommodations
Don't forget about the Zoo when it's raining!  The Sacramento Zoo is a great spot for your child's winter birthday!  Located in the Kampala Center, your Zoo birthday is sure to be a hit, rain or shine! An indoor space is available from November-March, depending on weather conditions.

Evening Birthday Parties
Perhaps your special birthday person is a night owl and would prefer to indulge in a private tour of the zoo? Try one of our new, evening, Starlight Safari Birthday Parties (designed for children 8 and older). These parties include an interactive stage show, guided tours, an animal encounter, and a take home craft. This safari is perfect for 20 - 40 guests, and costs $600 for the first 20 guests and $35 for each additional guest. Starlight Safari Birthday Parties are available all year long, based upon availability!

Learn more about Starlight Safari Birthday Parties.  

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