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Birthday Parties

A birthday party at Kansas City Zoo guarantees a wild time for all your guests! With three party packages, four themes and both morning and afternoon options, there’s a party for everyone. Continue to personalize your party with plenty of fun add ons and upgrades!

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Would you like to turn your birthday party into an overnight adventure?

Learn More About A Birthday Bash Overnight


-Choose Your Theme-

Tropic Like It’s Hot

We’ll go deep into the tropical rainforest,
home to jaguars, sloths and toucans!

Happy Brrr-thday

A frozen celebration of animals arctic and
Antarctic: sea lions, polar bears and penguins!

Shell-ebrate Good Times

A beachy fun time with your favorite
aquatic animals, such as turtles, crabs and colorful fish!


Let’s travel into the savannah to party with your favorite
African animals, such as hippos, rhinos and giraffes!


-Choose Your Time-

Birthday Parties are available in the morning or afternoon for 2 hours.

Available time slots:

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm


-Add-Ons & Upgrade-

Admission for Guests** $8 each
Gold Rides Pass** $7 each
Platinum Rides Pass** $10 each
Small Plush Animals $5 each
Popcorn (Serves 10) $10
Goat or Koi Food $10
12" Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni) $20 each
Personalized, two-layer 9x13" Cake $60
Cupcakes (chocolate or vanilla) $30/dozen
Face Painter $150/hour
Photo Booth & Props $25
Animal Encounter $100
Premium Animal Encounter $150
Premium Room Upgrade $25


**FOTZ discount cannot be applied to discounted admissions or rides

Themed Decorations

Includes two tablecloths, plates, napkins, spoons, paper cups and paper hats.

Choices for theme (pick one):


Fox Friends

Penguin Plunge

Hooting Owls

Wild Safari


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Go Wild

$300 for 24 guests

$400 for 48 guests

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Party Animal

$200 for 24 guests

$300 for 48 guests

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Bear Bones

$150 for 24 guests

$250 for 48 guests

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