Parties & Picnics

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Idaho Falls Zoo is the "wildest" place in town to hold your next party, wedding, family reunion or company event! Surrounded by animals from around the world and beautifully landscaped grounds, we can work with you, your family, your club, or business to help you create a one of a kind memorable event.


Submitting a request DOES NOT book your event. Click on the headers in the table below to see pricing and event details. When you're ready to book, submit your event request via the request buttons above; we'll contact you to finalize the details and collect your down payment. Events must be booked at least three weeks in advance. 

Questions? 208-612-8420 or email us.

  1. Children's Birthday
  2. Daytime Rental
  3. After-Hours Rental
  4. Maeck Education Center

Birthday Package Details

  • Available May-October. 
  • Two hours of exclusive use ONLY of the Children's Zoo Party Gazebo that houses TWO picnic tables (area seats about 10 people)
  • Birthday parties are scheduled at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • You will bring in your own birthday cake, juice, and kids' party favors
  • Your choice of: 1) A personal visit from Percy the Penguin (our costumed mascot) OR 2) Meet one of our Animal Ambassadors
  • Kid's activity game/sheet if requested
  • Special gift for the birthday child
  • Admission is NOT included in your party package. You and your guests will pay our Group Rate per person
  • Package price:


     plus tax ($50 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking). Submit your request via the link above.