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Birthday Party Tips

Thank you for choosing Frank Buck Zoo to celebrate your child’s birthday!  Your birthday party will include a small animal presentation, followed by cake & gifts.  Cake and/or refreshments are not included, so you will need to bring refreshments if you wish to provide them for your party.  As soon as you have returned all of your items back to your car, you will then depart for Giraffe feeding.  Afterwards, you and your guests are free to stay and explore the zoo until closing time.

The dining deck consists of 5 hexagon shaped (6 sided) tables with umbrellas.

For the safety of the zoo animals the following items are prohibited on zoo grounds:

  • Glass bottles
  • Live animals
  • Plastic straws & lids
  • Tobacco in any form

For the safety of the zoo animals, the following items should not be brought to the zoo grounds unless they are in favors or gift bags that are stored safely in the bags until after you have left Zoo grounds:

  • Streamers
  • Balloons
  • Balls
  • Frisbees
  • Confetti
  • String in a can
  • Piñatas
  • Any electric toy
  • Anything on wheels

Zoo parties are $8 per person (minimum of $125).  All party attendees must have a valid zoo wristband.  This package includes all day admission to the Frank Buck Zoo, use of party deck for specified time, 20 min. small animal encounter and giraffe feeding.  $75 non-refundable deposit required at the time of booking.  Arrive 20 mins. prior to reserved party start time for set-up.  Birthday parties are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather (precipitation, severe weather warnings, temps below 50 degrees).