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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Birthday Party Package

Thank you for your interest in booking a birthday party at the North Carolina Zoo! 

Parties are offered year-round!  Space is limited, so reserve your party today!

The Birthday Party Package includes:

  • Watering Can front deck next to Wild Burger across from playground in North America
  • Zoo admission for you and your guests
  • Reusable Tote with animal plush
  • Cheese/pepperoni pizza and water service
  • Party set up: all paper goods and tablecloths
  • Party clean up
Number of ParticipantsPrice
Up to 15$600

*NC Zoo Society members receive a 10% discount off complete party package price.


To register, please complete the Birthday Party Request Form. 

If you have questions, please reach out to 336.879.7348 or email A deposit of $100 will hold the day and time until you can send in the balance due two weeks prior to the party date.


Additional ItemsPrice
Animal Greeting$75 (20 minutes)
Corn Hole/ Big Jenga$50 each
Pink Lemonade &Sweet Tea$4 each per person
Canned Soda, Assorted Pepsi Products$4 each per person
Popcorn$4 each per person
Cookies/Brownies$2 each per person
Hershey's Hand Dipped Ice Cream$4 each per person
Snocones$2 per person

Need to Know

  • Parties are held on Saturdays & Sundays at 11 a.m. or 2. p.m.
  • No outside food or beverage is allowed, however, you are allowed to bring in a birthday cake since we do not provide one.
  • Prohibited items: balloons, confetti, glitter, etc. A full list of prohibited items can be found on the zoo's website.
  • Please note the Zoo's hours change based on the time of year: April - October 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; November - March 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Public picnic areas are on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Rainchecks can be offered due to weather conditions
  • Please reach out to or call 336.879.7348 with any questions or concerns.