Birmingham Zoo
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Birthday Parties

Have Your Party At The Birmingham Zoo!Zoo-Bday-RGB

Private parties are offered year-round! Space is limited, so reserve your party today. All parties take place rain or shine. Email or call 205.870.5230 for more information. Advanced reservations are required. Birthday parties are offered during the following times:

Saturday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm
Sunday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm



Birthday Party Package*:


Zoo Member price: $350
Non-Member price: $375

Standard Party Includes:

  • Birthday party ambassador
  • Parties last approximately 90 minutes
  • Gift for the birthday child
  • Party for up to 16 guests (adults and children) including birthday child and parents
  • All-day admission to the Zoo following the party
  • Zoo themed cake (1/4 sheet cake that serves 25)
  • Drink options include: Dasani water and “Tummy Yummy” juice
  • Paper products (plates, napkins and forks)
  • Unlimited ride wristbands (train, carousel and slide)
  • Private animal encounter (An animal friend will make an appearance at your party!)

Additional Upgrades Available:

  • Additional guest – $20 per person
  • Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza – $12 per pizza
  • Upgrade to 1/2 sheet cake – $22
  • 12 cupcakes – $10


  • Final payment must be paid in full at least 7 days prior to the party date.
  • A final guest list must be submitted at least 48 hours before the party.
  • Birthday parties are rain or shine.
  • Parties may be rescheduled in the event the Zoo closes due to severe weather.
  • Cancelling your party will result in the forfeiture of your 50% non-refundable deposit.
  • Rides and activities are subject to change or cancellation based on weather conditions.
  • The Birmingham Zoo is not responsible for lost or stolen items or birthday gifts.
  • The Zoo does not have a secure place to store your gifts. Please collect them and store them in your vehicle.


  • No outside food or drinks are allowed into the Zoo.
  • Balloons, confetti, rice, grills, pets of any kind, smoking, alcoholic beverages, straws, Styrofoam products, and goodie bags with any food, candy, or balls are not allowed in the Zoo.
  • No open flames are allowed inside the Zoo. Birthday candles will be provided for your party by a Birmingham Zoo birthday party ambassador.


*10% tax will be added to the total purchase.
All animal options are subject to approval by that specific animal department.