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BIRTHDAY PARTY

Calling all party animals! Create your own WILD birthday party with one of three party packages. Zoo birthday parties are customizable for groups of any size and are fun for all ages!

A Group Events Associate will assist you in organizing the purrrfect birthday celebration for your cub!



OPTION 1 – ZOOPER BIRTHDAY PACKAGE


The Zoo Day birthday option is designed for birthdays with 20 or more guests. Create your own Zoo adventure without the need for renting a venue!

  • Discounted admission for 20 or more party guests
  • FREE birthday party invitation template – 3 options available!
  • Added Value – 5,000 animals, Splash Island, Kids Zoo, Meet-the-Keeper Talks, and more are included in the cost of admission
  • Looking to feed your party animals? Compass Group Canada is happy to arrange food vouchers for your guests that are redeemable at any on-site restaurant or pre-order pizzas for pick-up at the Africa Restaurant.
  • Make the birthday WILDER by adding discounted ride and adventure tickets or create loot bags with discounted gift shop merchandise

OPTION 2 – PARTY ANIMAL PACKAGE


The Party Animal package is designed for parties with up to 60 guests. Create your own wildlife adventure as the party animals explore the Zoo, plus you have access to a private, indoor venue for 2 hours!

Party Animal Package Rate*: $197.75 (includes HST)
Toronto Zoo Member Rate*: $169.50 (includes HST)

  • FREE admission for the birthday child** + 15% admission discount for all party guests
  • FREE birthday party invitation template – 3 options available!
  • 2-hour rental of the Conservation Clubhouse
    • Two timeslots available***:
      • Morning: 9:30-11:30 am
      • Afternoon: 12:30-2:30 pm
    • Venue Features
      • Capacity****: 60
      • 60’ x 40’ fully-enclosed, climate-controlled tent
      • Rectangular tables and black folding chairs available
      • Sound system and power available
      • Access to a fridge & freezer for storage of snacks, cake, and beverages
    • Located within the Discovery Zone – 5 minute walk from the Front Entrance and steps away from the Kids Zoo, Splash Island, and Waterside Theater!
  • Looking to feed your party animals? Check out Compass Group Canada’s catering options, including pizza, hot dogs, and birthday treats!
  • Make the party WILDER by adding on one or more WILD addition, including an Animal Encounter, Learning & Discovery Station, discounted ride & adventure tickets, and discounted gift shop merchandise (perfect for a birthday gift or loot bags!)
  • Add your own animal-themed décor to the venue

*Rates subject to change without notice. Please note that admission, parking, catering, and wild additions are not included in the cost of the package.
**Proof of birthdate may be requested
***Two-hour venue rental time includes set-up and tear-down
****Venue capacity is dependent on the event set-up requirements


OPTION 3 – BORN TO BE WILD PACKAGE


The Born to be Wild package is ideal for larger parties or for those looking to spend more time at a private venue – lots of time for an Animal Encounter, Learning & Discovery Station, games, a catered BBQ lunch, cake, and presents!

  • FREE admission for the birthday child* and discounted admission for all party guests
    • 15% Discount: 20-299 paid guests
    • 20% Discount: 300-1,499 paid guests
  • FREE birthday party invitation template – 3 options available!
  • Full-day venue rental (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) – Choose the perfect venue from a variety of outdoor and indoor choices
  • Looking to feed your party animals? Check out Compass Group Canada’s catering options, including burgers, hot dogs, BBQ chicken, pizza, and birthday treats.
  • Make the party WILDER by adding on one or more WILD addition, including an Animal Encounter, Learning & Discovery Station, discounted ride & adventure tickets, and discounted gift shop merchandise (perfect for a birthday gift or loot bags!)
  • Add your own animal-themed décor to the venue

*Proof of birthdate may be requested

OTHER BIRTHDAY PARTY OPTIONS


Looking for a unique birthday option for your animal enthusiast? Check out the following options:

  • Serengeti Bush Camp – Spend one WILD night sleeping under the stars at the Zoo
  • Keeper for a Day – The perfect gift for the birthday teenager (or adult) who wants an opportunity to get up close with animals and work one-on-one with a Wildlife Care staff
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tour – An ideal birthday option for groups of 4-6. Available as part of an Adopt an Animal package. Not only will you have the opportunity to get up close with up to two animals, but you’ll also be supporting the Zoo’s conservation and research programs.

Admission & Parking


  • FREE Admission for the Birthday Child* + Discounted Group Admission Rates
    • 15% Discount: 20-299 paid guests
    • 20% Discount: 300-1,499 paid guests
  • Billed Based on Redemption – Cover the costs only for those that attend
  • Year-round Parties – Peak and non-peak season admission rates available
  • Parking – Clients can cover the cost of parking on behalf of their party guests or guests can pay for their own parking when they arrive

*Venue rental required to be eligible to receive free admission for the birthday child; Proof of birthdate may be requested

ADDED VALUE – FREE WITH ADMISSION


In addition to over 5,000 animals to discover and 10 km of walking trails for your guests to explore, the Toronto Zoo offers many added value opportunities that will enhance your party at no extra cost.

  • Special Events
  • Meet-the-Keeper Talks
  • Carnivore Enrichment Feedings
  • Discovery Zone
    • Kids Zoo
    • Splash Island – 2-acre Splash Pad!
    • The Animal Show! 
  • Interactive Discovery Stations
  • Wildlife Health Centre Viewing Gallery

WILD ADDITIONS


Make your party even WILDER by adding one or more WILD addition!

  • Animal Encounter
  • Learning & Discovery Station
  • Ride & Adventure Experiences – Discounted Tickets
    • Conservation Carousel
    • Gorilla Climb Ropes Course
    • TundraAir Ride
    • Zoomobile – Ride All Day Pass
  • Gift Shop Merchandise – Group Event clients receive an exclusive 10% discount!
  • Adopt-an-Animal Package – The perfect gift for the birthday child

CATERING


With a variety of options available, including pizza, hot dogs, burgers, sandwiches/wraps, BBQ chicken, birthday treats, and food vouchers, Compass Group Canada, the Toronto Zoo’s on-site caterer, is happy to work with you to customize a menu that is sure to delight the taste buds of all your guests.  


Book your Event


To book a birthday party at the Toronto Zoo or for more information, please contact the Group Events team at groupevents@torontozoo.ca or call 416-392-5940.

When inquiring about hosting an event, please provide the following information:

  • Preferred party date(s)
  • Approximate number of guests
  • Budget (if applicable)
  • Vision for the party

Tentative bookings can be made at no cost to reserve your preferred date and venue.

Catering


For more information about catering options, please contact the Toronto Zoo’s official on-site caterer, Compass Group Canada, at tozoo.catering@compass-canada.com or call 416-392-6003.

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