Is your child interested in both animals AND art? With this party package, you can combine their love for both, and send guests home with their very own masterpiece.

The party begins with two trickle-in activities: creating your own creature and decorating a sign for the birthday child. Next, we move to our animal and painting classroom, where we will spend time touching and observing the animals before we paint. With one of our animal friends still in view, we will paint a hedgehog masterpiece together (guided painting with Education staff). After our works are complete, we will enjoy cupcakes and drinks back in our party room.

Party Package

  • Trickle-in art activities
  • 45 minutes of live animal contact and guided painting *
  • 20 minutes for cupcakes and drinks back in our party room
  • Offered year-round on Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Includes one Zoo adoption for the birthday child. Additional adoptions may be purchased.

Note: Because of limited space in our classroom, we only have room for 20 guests to participate in the guided painting activity. Up to 30 guests may be in the classroom with us because we also meet animals during this portion of the party, but there will only be 20 seats available for painting.

Live Animals

Three animals will be brought out for your guests to see and touch (Note: animal contact limited to 30 guests only). We cannot honor requests for specific animals; however, we will honor any request to avoid animals due to allergies, etc


$470 for up to 30 guests, (includes adults and children 1 and older), $7 for each additional guest with a maximum group size of 40. Each child 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult. There is a 1:4 adult to child ratio for children 4 and older. Zoo Members  at the Family level or higher receive a discount of $45.


Make a Reservation

We require a signed agreement and full payment to hold your date. We suggest reserving at least one month in advance.To make a reservation please call (314) 646-4544, #6, or fill out the form below.

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