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Birthday Parties

The wildest birthday party location is Lincoln Children's Zoo!

1. Pick Your Party
2. Select Your Date
3. Reserve Your Room & Time

Birthday Party Packages
Party packages are for up to 14 guests.
Additional guests may be added to each group as the room allows for a fee. See pricing below. Parties are held in the Safari Room (a jungle themed air-conditioned room) or the iconic Crooked House (not air-conditioned).
Members receive 10% discount on all party packages

All packages include admission for the entire day for up to 14 guests and use of party room for 1 hour.


1. Pick Your Party
Choose between a "Basic Party" or "Ultimate Party"


Basic Party $125
Includes up to 14 guests. Additional guests are $10.50 per person.

Admission for the entire day (included for up to 14 guests)
1 hr. party in the Safari Room or Crooked House
Zoo welcome sign for birthday child
Zoo wagon to transport gifts
Members receive 10% discount
Additional guests may be added as room allows for $10.50 per person


Ultimate Party $175
Includes up to 14 guests. Additional guests are $12.50 per person.

Admission for the entire day (included for up to 14 guests)
1 hr. party in the Safari Room or Crooked House
Unlimited train rides for the day
A critter visit of your choice and chat presented by our Critter Encounter specialists
Special birthday present from the Zoo
Two pitchers of soda, lemonade or fruit punch
Ice-cream sundae bar
Zoo welcome sign for birthday child
Zoo wagon to transport gifts
Members receive 10% discount
Additional guests may be added as room allows for $12.50 per person
Critter Visit Choices


1. Ringneck Dove2. Rabbit3. Guinea Pig4. Tenrec
5. Chinchilla6. Turtle7. Ball Python8. Corn Snake
9. Bearded Dragon10. Leopard Gecko11. Hedgehog

Go to the bottom of the page to print your FREE Lincoln Children's Zoo birthday party invitations.


2. Select Your Date











Add a fresh pizza from the Safari Cafe. Choose from cheese or pepperoni. Add pizza after selecting your party date and time. (8 slices per pizza for $16)




September


Saturday, September 3 Reserve Sunday, September 4 Reserve
Saturday, September 10 Reserve Sunday, September 11 Reserve
Saturday, September 17 Reserve Sunday, September 18 Reserve
Saturday, September 24 SOLD OUT Sunday, September 25 Reserve

October


Saturday, October 1 Reserve Sunday, October 2 Reserve
Saturday, October 8 Reserve Sunday, October 9 Reserve
Saturday, October 15 Reserve Sunday, October 16 Reserve

Birthday Party FAQ

Party Rooms and Times
Scheduling a party at the Zoo provides admission to the Zoo for the entire day. Parties are held for 1 hour in a designated air conditioned space or the historic Crooked House. To schedule a party on Monday though Friday please contact the zoo at 402.475.6741.

What the Zoo Provides
Let us do the set-up and the clean-up. The tableware - tablecloth, napkins, spoons, and cups will be provided and items as listed for chosen party package. If bringing your own cake, you must bring your own forks and plates. However, those items may be purchased from the Safari Cafe if needed.

Food
No outside food, except cake, is allowed for birthday parties. Need lunch for your group? Pizza is available for $16 per pizza. (8 slices per pizza) Other lunch options are available. Call in advance for options and prices.

How to Reserve a Party
A $50 non-refundable deposit is needed to secure your date, time and room. The remaining balance is due at the time of entry into the Zoo on your party day. Parties must be cancelled 24 hours in advance for deposit to be used toward a rescheduled party time. Party spots fill quickly, so make your reservations today by calling 402.475.6741, or email questions to our guest relations department.

Weather
Weather conditions normally do not affect Zoo operations. The train may not operate when lightning occurs.

Note: For the safety of our animals, balloons or piñatas are not allowed. Candles are allowed under staff supervision.

Complimentary Party Invitations

Click to download "Party Penguin" invite    |    Click to download "Fabulous Flamingo" invite

Click to download "Rad Red Panda" invite   |   Click to download "Crazy Chameleon" invite