Choose Your Own Adventure Party

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Celebrate your child’s birthday with a unique party experience that includes private access to our Congo exhibit, live animal encounters, and unlimited access to all Bronx Zoo exhibits and attractions for the entire day!

Party Includes

  • Total Experience admission to the Bronx Zoo for all party guests for the entire day. Parking is not included
  • Party coordinator to help you plan your child's party
  • Fully decorated, private party space
  • Two, educational animal encounters
  • Time for cake (provided by birthday family)
  • A special gift bag for the birthday child
  • Ends with a trip to the Bug Carousel or drop-off exhibit of choice
  • Discounted online invitations via Paperless Post


Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30am – 12:00pm.


Up to 15 guests

Regular: $625, Member: $525

16-25 guests

Regular: $725, Member: $625

26-35 guests

Regular: $925, Member: $825

36-45 guests

Regular: $1125, Member: $1025

WINTER DISCOUNT: Receive $100 off parties that take place December 1 st – March 1 st

Additional Information

Guest Count Policies

Guest count must include all adults and children 1+ in attendance at the party. The party family is included in the final count

  • For children ages 1-3, one adult is required to accompany each child (1:1 ratio)
  • For children ages 4-12, one adult for every 10 children is required (1:10 ratio)

For accompanying guests that will not be in attendance at the party but wish to walk around while the party takes place, admission tickets can be purchased at any Zoo entrance on the day of the party or in advance on the Bronx Zoo website.

Additional Fees

  • Additional birthday child fee, $15.00/child (for twins, triplets, and multiple sibling celebrations)
  • Additional goody bags for children, $12.00/bag
  • Parking, please inquire if interested in pre-paying for passes for guests

Registration Information

Contact the Bronx Zoo Education Department at or (800) 433-4149, Monday through Friday from 9:00am–5:00pm or submit your request here. Although you can reach out at any time, please keep in mind that the Birthday Party Coordinator is only in the office Wednesday through Friday to answer party inquiries, so please be patient with the response time. We field inquiries based on their timestamp to be fair to all.

  • Parties cannot be scheduled less than four weeks in advance
  • We require a $500 non-refundable deposit upon booking. The final balances for our parties are due one month before the party date. We cannot hold a date without a deposit
  • Space is limited. We highly recommend registering 2-3 months in advance, especially for fall, spring, and summer birthday parties

The Wildlife Conservation Society offers different style parties from simple to sensational at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo. For more information about our other facilities, visit Zoo Birthday Parties now!

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