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Looking for the best place to have a birthday party in Watertown, NY? The New York State Zoo offers a range of options to help you celebrate your wild little one's special day. Birthday Party packages always include Party Room rental and free admission to the zoo for your guests. 

Basic Birthday Party

  • Members | $100

  • Non Members | $125

  • Maximum of 15 Guests
  • Includes:
  • •Two Hour Party Room Rental (Plus 30 minutes to set up and clean up)
  • •Admission to the Zoo for up to 15 guests (additional guest passes may be purchased)

Ultimate Birthday Party

  • Members | $250

  • Non Members | $275

  • Maximum of 30 Guests
  • Includes:
  • •Two Hour Party Room Rental
  • •Admission to the Zoo for guests
  • •Party Planner to assist with party needs
  • •Animal Encounter (Meet & Greet) with 2 animals
  • •A decorated cake
  • •1 Giant cheese pizza and juice for the kids
  • •Cutlery, Plates, Cups, Napkins
  • •We clean up!

Birthday Party Add ons:

Looking for a more custom party option? Add any of these onto your existing party plan for an extra charge.


$75 | Catering (Includes pizza, cake, drinks, plates & utensils)

$50 | Themed Decorations

$45 | Each Additional Hour in the Party Room

$20 | Guided Tour

$20 | Activities:

Animal Enrichment, Craft, Dance Party

$10 | Animal Ambassador (Meet & Greet)

$4ea | Goody Bags

Additional Guests:

$4.50 Adult

$3.50 Senior (65+)

$3.00 Child (4-12)

$1.50 Toddler (2-3)

Infant - free

Party Venue Guidelines:

Balloons, noise makers, and alcohol are not permitted on Zoo grounds, including in the Party Room/Education Center.

Reservations should be made three months in advance of the desired birthday party date - or as soon as possible.

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at time of registration. Payment is due in FULL before you may enter into the Party Room/Education Center.

To book: 315-782-6180