Parties & Picnics-prices valid Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2022

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.


Submit a request form for a:
birthday party
daytime event
private evening event

NOTE: The request form simply notifies us of your interest. It DOES NOT establish your reservation. Once we receive your request form, we'll contact you to confirm and finalize your request to book your event. Events must be booked at least three weeks in advance.



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

  • Exclusive use of the Children's Zoo Party Gazebo with picnic tables for two hours (seats about 10 people)
  • Bring your own birthday cake and juice
  • 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 included 
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Birthday parties are scheduled at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • 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)