Birthday Parties

We are currently updating our new, online web purchase site- thank you for your patience. Party bookings need to be made at least two weeks in advance. You can download the birthday party booking form here. Please call 403-232-7732 for more information.

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Fun, affordable and no sweat for Mom or Dad

Looking for an awesome birthday party idea? The Calgary Zoo is the perfect venue for your child’s next birthday bash! What better way to celebrate their big day than with their closest friends (up to 25 guests) and favourite animals too? Our birthday packages even let you choose your party activities and add gift bags or catering options. Best of all, you just need to book and show up. We’ll take care of the rest. No planning, stress or mess to clean up afterward!

What you get

  • A completely unique zoo-themed birthday party facilitated by one of our education staff members
  • Full use of a private party room for the duration of your program
  • Admission for up to 25 people - zoo admission before and after the party! (regular day admission is $24.95/adult, $16.95/child plus tax)
  • Engage and Inspire members receive 10% base party price – that’s a savings of $32.50!
  • Your choice of fun activities to combine including games, crafts, tours and animal visits, plus food catering and gift bag options
  • Calgary Zoo birthday party invitations
  • A complimentary wagon rental ($10 value)
  • A Calgary Zoo gift shop voucher to use in the Penguin Plunge Gift Shop or Tiger's Den Gift Shop ($10 value)


Very well done, Noah had a blast and so did all his friends. Thank you. Our host was fantastic keeping the kids engaged!
Melissa Darowski (Noah’s 4th birthday)


Affordable pricing

Birthday party packages start at $325 (for 1.5-hour base package) and include admission for up to 25 people. Engage and Inspire members get a 10% discount off base package. Bought separately, day admission for 16 children and 9 adults would be $520.54

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How It Works

Learn more about the party themes, party activities, catering options and pricing here.

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Birthday Party FAQs

We’ve hosted many birthday parties over the years. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

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All tickets purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable to another event or future program date. Unauthorized duplication or sale is prohibited. The Calgary Zoo is not responsible for unauthorized duplication or lost tickets.