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Children’s Birthday Parties

Flamingo Room

The Milwaukee County Zoo is a great place to have children’s birthday parties.

Call Manny Medina at 414-256-5433.


Birthday parties are available daily. Parties are held rain or shine in the Zoo’s Flamingo Room.


Giraffes11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

What’s Included

  • Admission for fifteen guests
  • Stuffed animal gift for birthday child
  • Ninety-minute party


  • $275 for 15 guests (including birthday child)
  • Additional guests $10 each (includes admission and parking)
  • Additional party fees must be paid 7 days prior (This will include all optional fees)

Optional Fees (prices valid with Zoo birthday party program only)

  • Animal EncounterSafari train ride tickets $2.25 each (May to September)
  • Carousel ride tickets $2.25 each (May to September)
  • Animal Encounter - 30 minutes (Fees range $125 - $175)

Important Notes

  • Party package does not include decorations.
  • Balloons are not allowed.
  • At check in, you will be greeted by a Zoo staff member but they will not attend your event.
  • Please enjoy the Zoo, but plan your time accordingly.

For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions about birthday parties at the Zoo.