Zoo Birthday Parties

 Birthday Parties at Dickerson Park Zoo
Your child can have a WILD birthday!

Parties details

  • For children turning ages 3–10
  • Saturdays and Sundays only
  • 10:30 a.m.–noon OR 1:30–3 p.m.
  • Dates are available beginning May 1, 2016.
Your 90-minute hosted party includes
  • Plates, cups, utensils, napkins, table cloths (reusable to encourage conservation)
  • Safari-themed decor
  • A 30-minute educational animal program
  • A 15-minute craft (for up to 10 children)
  • 45 minutes for you to celebrate with refreshments that you provide.


  • FOZ Member price – $150
  • Non-member price – $200
  • *Party fee does not include zoo admission.
  • Birthday party attendees will receive discounted admission if you choose to enter the zoo on the same day ($6/adults and teens, $4/children ages 3-12).

Contact Jamie Williams for scheduling
at 417-833-1570.

Important information

  • Due to limited space, we must limited the number of child attendees to 10. With adults included, your party may have up to 25 people (10 children, 15 adults).
  • We require a two-week notice to schedule your party.
  • Parties are hosted in a private classroom setting.
  • Food and refreshments are welcome but must leave the facility after the party. Refrigerated space is unavailable for storage before or after your party.