Birthday Parties


Celebrate your child’s birthday at the Fort Worth Zoo — the wildest place in the Metroplex!
Ages Turning 1 to 12
Dates Saturdays & Sundays
Times Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m., as available
Sundays, 1 to 3 p.m.
Cost $350 (credit card only)
Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount
Payment Option 1: Pay 50 percent non-refundable deposit at time of reservation. Your credit card will be charged the remaining balance 10 days before your party. Your party package will be sent once full payment is received.
Payment Option 2: Pay in full at time of reservation. Your party package will be sent once full payment is received.

The party includes:

• All-day admission to the Zoo for 30 participants*
• Use of one of our Education Center rooms for two hours
• Wildlife games/activities that you can facilitate with your guests
• A Zoo souvenir for each child participant
• A special Fort Worth Zoo gift and a birthday T-shirt for the birthday child
*Maximum party attendance size is 30 participants and may be any combination of children and adults. Additional tickets may be purchased from the ticket booth on your party date for the Zoo visit portion of your birthday party.

Make your Birthday Party even more ZOOrific with these add-ons!

  • Safari Gift Bags: Enhance your party by giving your guests a bag of fun gifts. Each bag is $5.
  • Animal Outreach Presentation: Invite some real party animals to your child’s birthday party! Fort Worth Zoo Animal Outreach staff will bring in up to four animals for a 20-minute presentation just for your guests! Cost is $150 in addition to the party package cost.
  • Animal Adoption: Your child can “adopt” one of the Zoo’s animals to contribute to its care and feeding for one full year! All adoption packages include a personalized certificate, an animal fact sheet, one-year subscription to Zoo publications, a color photo and a plush version of your chosen animal. You will be asked to indicate which animal you would like to adopt when you book your party. Click here for more details on the Zoo’s Adoption program.
  • Additional T-shirts & Gifts: Available for parties with two or more children celebrating. T-shirts: $10 and Gifts (Fort Worth Zoo tote bag): $5

Please note:

  • Package payment is nonrefundable.
  • Party set-up may begin no earlier than 30 minutes prior to your scheduled party time.
  • Food and utensils are not included, but feel free to bring your own.
  • Parties must end promptly at the scheduled ending time.
  • Balloons are allowed in the Education Center, but may not be taken into the Zoo.
  • There is a separate charge for parking for your guests: $5 per vehicle. Additional charges will apply for extra rooms.
  • Additional charges will apply for extra rooms.
  • All programs and prices are subject to change.

book your party today!


For more information, contact the Education Department:

Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7200
fax: 817-759-7201
email: education@fortworthzoo.org

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