Masks required. Education and Herpetarium buildings are closed.

Birthday Parties

Birthday Party Packages

Saturdays and Sundays (special event dates are excluded); see our Calendar of Events for special event dates.

Parties can be reserved at 10:00am, 12:30pm, or 3:00pm

Zoo-It-Yourself Party Package

Zoo-per Party Package

2-hour rental of our outdoor, gated picnic area adjacent to the tiger exhibit

2-hour exclusive rental of the Zoo’s indoor Education Center Classroom

Zoo plush toy for birthday child

Super Safari Party Host

A visit from one ambassador animal*

Drinks for 15 children


Party favors for 15 children


Zoo plush toy for birthday child


Jungle themed tableware for 25 guests (includes cups, plates, napkins, and forks)


A visit from one ambassador animal*


An animal themed craft activity

Price includes 25 guests (adults and children). There is no maximum for this package, but seating may be limited above 30-40 guests.

Additional guests will pay general admission.

Price includes 25 guests (adults and children). Additional guests will cost $10.00 each, up to the maximum 30 guests. Additional guests must be pre-paid.

Cost: $150

Cost: $250

*Zoo staff will choose the ambassador animal

How to book a party

  • Download the Birthday Party Reservation Form.
  • Fill out and submit the form with $50 non-refundable deposit a minimum of 3 weeks before the requested date.
  • We will confirm your reservation by phone and email a confirmation sheet with your party details.
  • $50 deposit will go towards the remaining balance of the reservation. Final payment is due 2 weeks before the party.
  • Additional fees (add-ons, additional guests, etc.) can be paid the day of the party.

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The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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