Parties & Picnics-NOTE: Birthday parties, private events, and facility rentals are NOT available until further notice...

Idaho Falls Zoo is the "wildest" place in town to hold your next party, family reunion or company event! From family reunions to corporate picnics, weddings to kid's birthday parties, the zoo is a perfect backdrop for any special occasion. Surrounded by animals from around the world and beautifully landscaped grounds, we can work with you, your family, your club or business and help you create a one of a kind memorable event.


Click on the links below for information on a birthday party, daytime event or private evening event. Call 208-612-8418 or email us with questions.
Zoo Green
Photo: Megan Donovan
  1. Children's Birthday
  2. Daytime Events
  3. Private Evening
  4. Maeck Education Center

Birthday Package

  • Admissions for 10 children and 2 adults (additional children 4 and up $5.00 each/adults $8.00 each, plus tax)
  • Exclusive use of the Children's Zoo Party Gazebo with picnic tables for two hours
  • Ability to bring your own birthday cake and juice and/or purchase a "Birthday Party" Meal Package from the Kookaburra Kafe
  • A personal visit from Percy the Penguin (our costumed mascot)
  • A personal visit from one of our Animal Ambassadors
  • Birthday party scavenger hunt and animal charades game
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Birthday parties are scheduled at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • Package price: $90 plus tax ($25 deposit required at time of booking)

Additional Information

The zoo can accommodate almost any sized group or special occasion. Call 208-612-8470 to book your party.