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. 
  • Admission is NOT included in your party package. You and your guests will pay our Group Rate per person in addition to the package price
  • Two hours of exclusive use ONLY of the Children's Zoo Party Gazebo that houses TWO picnic tables (area seats about 10 people. If you need more space please see the "Daytime Rental" tab)
  • Birthday parties are available at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • You provide your own birthday cake, juice, and kids' party favors
  • Your choice of: 1) A visit from Percy the Penguin (our costumed mascot) OR 2) Meet one of our Animal Ambassadors
  • Special gift for the birthday child
  • Package price:


     plus tax ($50 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking). Submit your request via the "Request Birthday Reservation" button above.