John Ball Zoo

Safari Birthday Party

The Safari package is a private party experience. We set up and clean up, you just have to show up! We provide zoo themed games and bring in two of our amabassador animals to make an extra special party experience. Zoo Admission is included for party guests. 

Up to 20 $350 $320
Up to 30 $450 $420
Up to 40 $550 $520
*Wristbands will be provided for the maximum number of people on the reservation. Guests without wristbands will not be allowed into the Birthday Party Venue.
1.5 hours in reserved Birthday Venue
Zoo Party Staff to set-up and clean-up party space and facilitate games
Zoo admission for up to the total number of people on reservation
Zoo-themed cupcakes
Bottled Fruit Juice
Special Zoo Gift for birthday child
Animal encounter with two ambassador animals
Zoo themed games available for children to play (designed for ages 4-10)
Cake plates and napkins
Party favors for all children specified at registration
Monkey Island Cafe 25% off coupon
Gifts of the Wild 20% off coupon
Party Times: 10:30am-12pm, 1pm - 2:30pm, or 3:30pm-5pm
Locations: Indoor Ballroom venue (Spring/Fall) March 11 - May 12 & Sept 18 - Dec 2
                    In Zoo outdoor venue (Summer) May 13 - Sept 17
Birthday Party Add-Ons

                 Additional Birthday Child: $20

                 Invitations: 20 John Ball Zoo Birthday invitations $8

                 Zoovenirs for party guests: $2 and $4 plush options                                                                                                                                   $5 per cheek face painting - Buy 5 get a free full-face painting for Birthday Child (seasonal availability)

                 Zoo Gift Cards: Purchase a gift card for each guest or load 1 gift card for the entire party to use at                                                           Experiences, Giftshop, or Concessions. Minimum purchase of $5 per gift card. 

**Please note: These dates and prices are good for the 2017 season. The entire party balance is due at the time of reservation. 75% is refundable if cancellation occurs at least 60 days prior to party date, 50% is refundable if cancellation occurs 30 days prior to party date, and non-refundable if cancellation occurs within 30 days prior to party date. 

Ready to book a birthday party?
Please fill out the registration form.
Within three business days, you will be contacted by a staff member for payment.  At that time, the entire party balance is due in order to reserve your requested date.
(616) 336-4300
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