Wild Birthday Parties


There will be a $20 administrative fee per program charged for changes of date, so please make sure your date is correct before reserving your date! We are unable to provide refunds except during extreme circumstances. Thank you for helping us keep our programs affordable!



Party Like an Animal! 

Do you want to have the wildest birthday party in town? Whether at one of the zoo’s private event spaces or in the comfort of your own home, Racine Zoo birthday parties are sure to be a HOOT! If you’re looking for a wild time, you can add on an Animal Ambassador program, crafts, story time, and goodie bags! On-campus birthdays include admission for you and your guests.

For birthday party reservations or questions, call 262-636-9580 or e-mail us at education@racinezoo.org

On Campus Birthday Party Information Sheet

On Campus Birthday Party Booking Sheet

Off-Campus Birthday Party Information Sheet

Off-Campus Birthday Party Booking Sheet

Please note that all party times are first-come, first served, and that all birthday parties must be reserved with a completed booking sheet at least two weeks in advance of the day of the party.

Birthday Party On-Campus Rental Rates

Birthday party site rentals are reserved for two-hours (additional hours may be reserved at an additional fee). General Zoo admission is included for all party guests. Click here for a description on the sites listed below.


Birthday Site Rental
Number of Guests Included
Site Rental Fee 
Cost Per Additional Guest  
Safari Tent (Currently the Safari Deck)
Jungle Junction
Meerkat Manor
Kiwanis Education Center
(30 is max. capacity)
Bear Backyard
North Train Track
South Train Track 45 $400 $8
Helen Ireland Wildlife Theater
Racine Rotary West Safari Base Camp
African Savanna & Racine Rotary West Safari Base Camp
Kiwanis Memorial Amphitheater 100 $900 $8


Off-Campus Birthday Party Rates

Live Animals Birthday Party
Up to 30 Guests
$200 plus travel fee
Live Animals Birthday Party
More than 31 Guests
$220 plus travel fee

 *Travel Fee (added on to party fee): $10/10 miles, $20/20 miles, $30/30 miles, etc. 

For parties more than 100 miles from Racine, please contact us to make special arrangements. 


Party add-ons for parties at the Zoo can include:

  • Live animal program: $25 per animal, up to 4 animals
  • Space heaters: $50/each
  • Grill rental: $50

Party add-ons for ANY party include:

  • Craft: $15 per 15 kids
  • Story Time: $10
  • Goodie Bags: $5.00 each


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