10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grounds close at 4 p.m.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate in wild style.

All birthday party packages include:

  • A private, decorated party room that accommodates up to 50 people for two hours. 
  • Two times to choose from: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m.
  • PDF invitations e-mailed to you after you book
  • Pizza and drinks provided
  • A private presentation with three animals from our Education Collection 
  • New Activity options!
    • Craft: wooden snake coloring or safari sticker project
    • Mini-tour: special visit to an animal exhibit of your choice. Travel to the habitat of the birthday child’s choosing, where you'll hear information about the selected animal including adaptations, environmental challenges, fun facts, conservation success stories and all about their natural range. Of course we can answer other questions as well! 
  • A friendly party host to meet and greet you and your guests at the Front Gate. Your host will help you with all of your needs during the party and, of course, with clean up!

Members receive 10% off all birthday party packages! A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to book. 

Please note:

  • Check out our Party Extras for additional add-on options, including a summer-exclusive butterfly release or a polar bear enrichment experience!
  • Cake is NOT included with packages, but you may bring one as long as it is store/bakery bought.
  • Balloons are NOT allowed on Zoo Grounds.

Party Packages

Your party helps save polar bears.

For each birthday party booked, Seneca Park Zoo makes a monetary donation to

Polar Bears International (PBI).

PBI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the worldwide conservation of polar bears and their habitat through research and education. Each birthday child receives a personalized PBI certificate and polar bear plush.

To book a party, call (585) 336-7213 or e-mail birthdays@senecazoo.org 

Please note: Any changes to a reserved party must be communicated to the Birthday Party Coordinator no later than two weeks before the party date.