Birthday Parties

Cosley Zoo has several types of parties. Choose the one that works best for you!


Birthday Basics

Themes Available

Barnyard Birthday Bash
Discover some of the wonderful animals that live in the barn!

Party on the Wild Side
Learn about some of Cosley Zoo's wild animal residents.

Hoppy Birthday
Furry and fun, rabbits will be the focus of this bash.

Pony Pals
Don't say neigh to this fun-filled party about horses and ponies.

Reptile Boogie
"Wildly" interesting reptiles make this party one they'll never forget.

Buggy Boogie
Get down and dirty exploring the world of bugs.

Party Animals
Try a new twist! Bring gifts for the animals and see how they party.

Types of Parties Available:

Birthday Parties
These two hour parties start off with a fun educational experience for your guests followed by time to eat, open presents, and include your own activities if you wish. Download a birthday party brochure.

Party includes:

Cost:
$275; Cosley Zoo Members $245

Price is for up to ten (10) children, including the birthday child. Additional guests can be added for $12.95/child. Maximum of 15 children at a 4 year old party; maximum of 20 children at a 5-10 year old party; maximum of 10 adults.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required within one week of receiving your reservation packet.


Evening Parties
Just you and the animals! For children ages 7-12. Hold your child's 2-hour evening adventure between the hours of 5-9 pm.

Party includes:

Cost:
$375; Cosley Zoo Members $340

Price is for up to ten (10) children, including the birthday child. Additional guests can be added for $15.95/child. Maximum of 20 children; maximum of 10 adults.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required within one week of receiving your reservation packet.


Sleepover Parties
A pajama party at the zoo! Give your child and their friends an unforgettable birthday. It's an evening filled with activities including a night hike through the zoo and sleeping in the upstairs of the barn. In the morning watch the zoo come to life. Sleepover parties are available for children age 6-14 years. The party is fully-facilitated by two Cosley Zoo staff members; however two to four adult chaperones are required to stay overnight. Sleepover Parties are held from 6:30 pm-8 am.

Party includes:

Cost:
$700; Cosley Zoo Members $630

Price is for up to ten (10) children, including the birthday child. Additional guests can be added for $29.95/child. Maximum of 20 children.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required within one week of receiving your reservation packet.

Scheduling

To schedule, call the Education Department at 630-665-5534 at least two weeks prior to the date. Parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays with limited availability on weekdays.

*Please Note: If you are the last party of the day, the zoo may be closed by the end of your party. If you would like to explore the zoo with your group, please plan on doing so before the party.

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Facility Rental

Want to host your own party and just need a fun, unique location? Private room rentals are available. Click here to learn more.

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