You can give the gift of an Overnight at the Kansas City Zoo! Preregister now for one of our overnights at the Kansas City Zoo! Sleep with penguins, snooze with polar bears, wake up with lions, or join one of our other great programs.
A Birthday Party at the Kansas City Zoo provides a hassle-free party for every host and a wild time for every guest! Join us as we celebrate you! We’ll play some games, make a craft, and then after you’ve had cupcakes and ice cream, celebrate your birthday by going on a nighttime adventure! Discover what animals like to come out during in the dark as you navigate the zoo during a night hike! When you return, get cozy and watch a movie as you fall asleep. Wake up to a tasty continental breakfast, and don’t be bashful when you come face to face with wild animals during an animal encounter. The party includes entry for 16 children and 2 adults, a private space with your Zoo party hosts, cupcakes, ice cream cups, drinks, and tableware. One adult chaperone per eight children is required. Overnight is 7pm-8am and costs $800 for up to 16 children and 2 adults. $30 each for additional adults and or children.
Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume and celebrate a kid-friendly Halloween the Zoo way this year! Meet some of our creepiest crawlers, go on exclusive tours, and much more! This is for families with children between the ages of 6 and 10.
Ever wonder what happens at the zoo once the sun sets? Scouts can work on scout requirements as they discover what really happens at the Zoo after dark! Our Scout overnights are designed by level so that Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts can earn their petals, badges, belt loops and pins.
KANGAROOS & WOMBATS, OH MY! Marsupial Madness has definitely set in. Why are Marsupials different from other Mammals? What role do Marsupials play in Australian Culture? All will be addressed in a fun filled evening of group activities, biofacts, animal encounter, and a night hike. We will have you hopping like kangaroos and speaking ‘Strine’ […]
Do Elephants have special Adaptations? Did all Elephants look the same? Are there other animals that depend on them? Why are they Endangered? All good questions and the Zoo can help you explore and discover the answers.