Birthday Parties

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

All birthday parties are scheduled at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. To reserve your birthday party or for questions, please email or call 402.475.6741 ext. 132.

Rainforest Room or Crooked House

Basic Party | $225 Ultimate Party | $275
Admission for the entire day (included for up to 20 guests. Additional guests are $12.50 per person.) Admission for the entire day (included for up to 20 guests. Additional guests are $15.50 per person.)
1 hr. party in the Rainforest Room or Crooked House 1 hr. party in the Rainforest Room or Crooked House
Zoo welcome sign for birthday child Unlimited train rides for the day
Zoo wagon to transport gifts A critter visit of your choice and chat presented by our Critter Encounter specialists

Zoo welcome sign for birthday child

Special birthday present from the Zoo

Two pitchers of soda, lemonade or fruit punch

Ice-cream sundae bar

Zoo wagon to transport gifts

Secret Jungle Birthday Party Room

Basic Party | $275 Ultimate Party | $325
Admission for the entire day (included for up to 20 guests. Additional guests are $12.50 per person) Admission for the entire day (included for up to 20 guests. Additional guests are $15.50 per person)
1 hr. party in the Secret Jungle birthday party room 1 hr. party in the Secret Jungle birthday party room
Zoo welcome sign for birthday child Unlimited train rides for the day
Zoo wagon to transport gifts 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. Options from the Safari Cafe 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