Daytime Birthday Parties
Celebrate in style at the Sacramento Zoo. Enjoy your child’s birthday at one of our five wonderful locations, ride the carousel and spend the rest of the day exploring the zoo! Add catering to top off the perfect celebration!
Birthday party packages include one and a half hours in the party space, 20 guest admissions (including members), 10 carousel tickets, table coloring and staff assistance. Ask for the latest schedule of animal presentations or check the daily calendar.
Birthday parties are currently unavailable DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS.
- 20 zoo admissions for guests
- Free admission for birthday guest
- 10 Conservation Carousel tickets
- One and a half hours in the party location of your choice
- Table coloring activity
- Zoo Parent package for the birthday guest
- Staff assistance
Additional guests: $9 per person (not to exceed maximum of 30 guests).
Guest count does not include children under the age of 2.
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.
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: $3 per ticket
- Sacramento Zoo Train tickets: $4 per ticket
- Goodie bags: $5.50 each
- Zoo keys for guests: $4 per zoo key
- Scavenger hunt: $50
- Animal craft for 10: $50
- 15-20 minute meet-and-greet with Al the Allosaurus: $75
- 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
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 evening, Starlight Safari, birthday parties (designed for children 5 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!