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Birthday Parties

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

2018 birthday parties are not currently available for reservation. Birthday parties will only be available on Saturdays and Sundays. Please check back soon for full schedule!

Basic Party | $175

Admission for the entire day (included for up to 14 guests. Additional guests are $10.50 per person.)
1 hr. party in the Safari Room or Crooked House
Zoo welcome sign for birthday child
Zoo wagon to transport gifts

Ultimate Party | $225

Admission for the entire day (included for up to 14 guests. Additional guests are $12.50 per person)
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

Pick Your Critter Visitor


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 Monday though Friday please call 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

  • Visitors in 2017
    Visitors in 2017

    240,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2017
    CAMPERS IN 2017

    3000

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400