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Children’s Birthday Parties

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

Call Renee Klatt at 414-256-5432.

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Availability

Birthday parties are available daily. Parties are held rain or shine in the Jungle Party Room, located in the Special Exhibits Building.

Hours

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

What’s Included

  • Jungle birthday room entrance
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    Party packages for children celebrating their third through 12th birthdays
  • Admission for fifteen guests
  • Paper plates, forks, cups, napkins and table coverings
  • Pizza, hot dogs with chips or chicken fingers with fries
  • Fruit punch
  • Stuffed animal gift for birthday child
  • Ninety-minute party

Fees

Sep 3 – May 24
  • $250.00 for 15 guests (including birthday child); Additional guests $15.00 each, for a maximum of 25 guests
  • Nonrefundable $150.00 deposit required at time of booking
  • Total party fee must be paid 14 days prior to party to avoid cancellation
  • All adults/siblings will be included in the guest count or must pay regular Zoo admission
Memorial Day Weekend (May 25) – Labor Day (Sep 2)
  • $275.00 for 15 guests (including birthday child); Additional guests $16.75 each, for a maximum of 25 guests
  • Includes Sendik's Food Market's Sting Ray and Shark Bay admission
  • Nonrefundable $150.00 deposit required at time of booking
  • Total party fee must be paid 14 days prior to party to avoid cancellation
  • All adults/siblings will be included in the guest count or must pay regular Zoo admission

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

  • Hanging monkey stuffed animal wearing a Milwaukee County Zoo shirt $5.00 each (available year round)
  • Safari train ride tickets $1.75 each (May to September)
  • Carousel ride tickets $1.75 each (May to September)
  • Seal and sea lion show tickets $1.75 each (May to September)

Important Notes

  • Party package does not include decorations
  • Balloons are not allowed
  • For decorating, party room is available 15 minutes prior to party start time
  • 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

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