John Ball Zoo

Zoo-It-Yourself Birthday Party

The Zoo-It-Yourself package is great for those on the go! It includes supplies for a party, which you can take anywhere in the zoo or the park(except staff only areas or areas designated as reserved). You decide when and where it takes place. Zoo Admission is paid at the gate when you arrive, Birthday Child receives free admission

Up to 10 $80
Up to 20 $100
Up to 30 $120
Up to 40 $140
*If more guests arrive for the party than what the reservation was initially made for, no paper service, favors or cupcakes will be available.


Zoo-themed cupcakes
Bottled Fruit Juice
Cake plates and napkins
Party favors for all children specified at registration
Special Zoo Gift for birthday child
Monkey Island Cafe 25% off coupon
Gifts of the Wild 20% off coupon

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 or prepay for face painting (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 prices are good for the 2017 season. The entire party balance is due at time of reservation. 75% is refundable if cancellation occurs at least 60 days in advance, 50% refundable if cancellation occurs 30 days prior to party, and non-refundable if cancellation occurs within 30 days of 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

Birthday Party Package Comparison