Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Go wild with a birthday party at the Zoo! Birthday Parties are offered year-round, and you may add an animal encounter for Saturday and Sunday parties!

Ready to Book?
Call (401) 467-0150 between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm or e-mail Our Group Sales associates are eager to plan your special day!
Check out our birthday party packages for the historic Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park.
Choose how you want to party with us!
Do-it-Yourself Zoo Adventure Party

Book a Zoo Adventure Party and choose how YOU celebrate. Gather with your guests, bring your favorite food and activities from home to enjoy, and celebrate together – and then venture out to see the exhibits!

Parties begin at $295 and includes party space and entry for 15 guests.
Add extra adults for $12.95 and extra children for $7.95
Available weekdays or weekends at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
Additional 3:30 pm party time available April - September

Party Includes:

  • Use of a semi-private party space for 90 minutes
  • All-day access to the Zoo for party guests
  • Downloadable party invitations
  • Free guest parking
  • Customize your party with exclusive extras!

Please note: A guest is considered anyone over age 1. Be sure to include all party guests in your final headcount. We encourage hosts to bring their own activities and party goods (including food, cakes, plates, cups, napkins, and cutlery) though limited restrictions apply. Hosts are responsible for storing all food and party supplies. Hoping for a longer party? Ask a Group Sales representative about extending your party rental. Come celebrate the wild way!

Party Animals Package

Celebrate someone’s special day in a wild way! This all-inclusive party package makes for the ultimate extravaganza – just sit back and enjoy. Book now for the premium Zoo birthday experience everyone will be roaring about!

MEMBERS SAVE! RWP Zoo member rate: $370 / Non-member rate: $395 and includes party space and entry for 15 guests
Add extra guests for $25
Available weekdays or weekends at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
Additional 3:30pm party time available April - September

Party Includes:

  • All-day access to the Zoo
  • Use of semi-private party space for 90 minutes
  • Tablecloths and eco-friendly plates, cups, napkins, and utensils – all complimentary
  • Kid-friendly fare for everyone:
    • Pizza or hot dogs
    • Ice cream bars
    • Juice and water
  • Free guest parking
  • Customize your party with these exclusive extras!
  • Special gift for the birthday child

Please note: A guest is considered anyone over age 1. All guests must be included in the final headcount.

NEW! After-Hours Backyard Bash

Let a child’s curiosity take over as you celebrate open-ended play and exploration with this special, private birthday event! You and your guests will have exclusive access to Hasbro's Our Big Backyard, CVS Health Treehouse, and Beyond the Fence play zones after the Zoo is closed to the public. Bring your favorite treats from home, or arrange to have delicious food served at your party by our catering team (additional fees apply).

Parties cost $695 for up to 50 guests (includes both children and adults)
Available May - August from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Dates are limited – come celebrate today!

Does it look like showers are in the forecast? Pull out your rain boots – this party takes place rain or shine! Come splash through puddles, build with mud, and dance in the rain.

Please note: During this premium event, only Hasbro's Our Big Backyard will be open to visitors; access to the Zoo’s animal exhibits is not available. The Zoo does reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any event based on current and/or forecasted weather conditions, including extreme weather or lightning. The indoor facility can accommodate up to 35 guests.

Wild Extras for Every Party

Add these Zoo exclusives to make your party even more special:

  • Zoo Goodie Bag:  $5 each

  • DELUXE Goodie Bag:  $10 each

  • Kids’ T-shirts:  $12 each
  • Additional gift tickets:  $7.95 for children; $12.95 adults
  • Private Animal Encounter with trained educator:  $65
  • Conservation Hero Animal Stickers:  $1 each
  • Special seasonal offerings also by request – click here for details!


Add a Special Animal Encounter

Animal lovers unite! Schedule a popular animal encounter for your party today. This encounter features a presentation from a trained animal handler during the first half hour of your party, after all the food is away. Features one of the following: rabbit, tenrec (hedgehog), lizard, snake, tree frog, creepy crawlies, farmyard chicken or ferret.

Price to add Animal Encounters: $65

Please note: Weather restrictions apply. While specific animals are not guaranteed, the host can request their top two choices, and we will make every effort to feature one of the preferred animals.