ZOOper Birthday Parties

To schedule a ZOOper birthday party, please email birthdays@gpzoo.org.

Birthday Package includes:

  • One hour in an exclusive birthday party area.
  • All-day admission to the Zoo & Museum.
  • One bucket of animal feed per group.
  • One beverage of choice per birthday guest.
  • One ice cream treat coupon to be redeemed at Farm Store, Train Station or Market.
  • One party gift bag for party guests ages 2 – 12.
  • Discounted ride tickets for the Savannah Express Train or Sanford Carrousel.
  • Printable zoo-themed invitations.

Party Package Rates:

  • $10 per guest for Zoo members (ages 2 and older, Zoo member card required)
  • $17 per guest for non-members (ages 2 and older)

Party Add-Ons

  • Two private party spaces $150.
  • One additional hour in private party space $150.
  • Animal encounter $25 per animal/15 minutes (based on availability).
  • 16” pizza $19.00 (includes plates).
  • Additional catering services available (minimum 2 week notice, deposit required, two party time slots must be booked to allow enough time for set up and tear down of caterer)

Available ZOOper Birthday Party Area Times:

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


  • A minimum of 10 guests required, a maximum of 30 guests per party area. More than 30 guests will require both party areas will be reserved for the birthday group.
  • Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to receive the birthday package.
  • Birthday Party guests must arrive together at the ticket booth on the day of the event to receive the birthday party rates. This gives the birthday host a predetermined meeting spot for parents to drop off/pick up kids.
  • The birthday party member rates only apply to the individuals who have a current Zoo membership.
  • A voucher will be given to the host for redemption of animal feed, beverage and ice cream choices at the farm store.
  • Cake, food, and beverages are allowed to be brought in. We are unable to hold any food. 
  • Plates, cups, silverware and napkins are not provided. 
  • Adult supervision is required at all times.
  • Birthday party packages cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion.
  • A birthday cart will be available to check out with a photo ID for 30 minutes prior & after the schedule party time.
  • The Farm Store staff is available for assistance.
  • Animal Encounter animals will be a set animal, no option in choices due to availability.
  • Birthday parties will be held with a credit card number for catered meals.