Birthday Parties at the Zoo

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Birthday Parties at the Zoo

Happy Birthday to you, from your friends at the Zoo!

Looking for a fun place to host a kid's birthday party? Celebrating a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Quinceañera? Want to surprise the animal lover in your family with a wild event? Host your birthday party at ZooTampa!

Celebrate Birthdays at the Zoo
A boy and his parents cut into a Zoo safari themed birthday cake

Birthday Parties as Wild as Your Kids

Throw the WILDEST birthday party of the year at ZooTampa at Lowry Park! Now with even more food options, our party packages will ensure adventure, fun and
unforgettable natural connections for all of your guests. Our experienced and engaged events team will be there every step of the way to make sure your birthday party is spectacular.

Party with a Purpose

ZooTampa is a leader in wildlife conservation, working to save endangered species around the world, from the Florida panther and manatee to the southern white rhino and Bornean orangutan. Your birthday party at our non-profit Zoo will have lasting positive impacts all over the world.

Looking for some over-the-top birthday party inspiration? Check out this video of an extravagant birthday party recently hosted at ZooTampa!

Kids along the glass in Manatee Tunnel
A boy on a playground slide at the Zoo
Animal Mingles and Meet-&-Greets
Wild Experiences You Won't Find Anywhere Else
A toddler celebrates her birthday with a giraffe feeding at the Zoo in Tampa

Animal Mingles and Meet-&-Greets

ZooTampa's unique animal mingles and meet-&-greets set us apart from standard birthday venues. You and your wide-eyed guests can get up-close with exotic animals such as hedgehogs, porcupine, owl, macaws, hawks, tarantulas and more!

Animal mingles can be an added enhancement for any birthday celebration.

Indoor & Outdoor Birthday Venues
Wallaroo Station
A boy on a ride at the Zoo for his birthday party

Wallaroo Station

Guests of all ages will rave about your next event held in the whimsical, 4.5 acres Wallaroo Station. Transport your guests into the heart of Australia featuring Queensland koalas, wallabies and more! This venue is perfect for events with kids as it features water splash pads, five wild rides, and room to explore!

Modified Safe Capacity: 50

Reilly's Reserve
Tables set up for a formal event at the Zoo

Reilly's Reserve

For a more intimate event, Reilly's Reserve is the perfect venue to dazzle your guests whilst overlooking the Savanna Reserve. Enjoy a plated dinner or buffet style with views of roaming giraffes, elephants and zebras to truly tie your wild event together.

For larger gatherings, Reilly's Reserve can be opened to combine space with the Savanna Oasis.

Modified Safe Capacity: 60

Event Yard
Kids gather around a member of the animal care team for an up-close mingle with a large coloful macaw

Event Yard

The sky is the limit! This open-air space is a blank canvas for you to have the event you desire. Our Event Yard is the ultimate venue for hosting large groups, company parties, networking or social events, and even concerts! There's plenty of space for multiple pavilion canopies, seating, tables, and an outdoor stage.

Modified Safe Capacity: 500