Hold events at the Oakland Zoo or participate in a variety of family fun programs. Have a Birthday party here or spend the night under the stars! We have Critter Crafts, Art Classes, and the opportunity to learn about Endangered Species. Check out Top Trumps - Wildlife In Danger! on-line game.


Go wild for your birthday! Whether you're looking for a picnic style party or an educational birthday party program, the Oakland Zoo offers a variety of fun party packages! Start your search for the perfect party package...


The Oakland Zoo is a great place to bring young children to explore the outdoors! Our Valley children's Zoo was built for children to experience the beauty and wonder of the animal world up close. Through our ZooKids program, we also offer special activities and events for young children and their families on an ongoing basis.


See the Zoo in a whole new light...starlight! Spend a fun-filled night enjoying the Oakland Zoo in a very special - camping out with the wild things! Family Sundown Safari is an experience your family will never forget! Get a group together and experience Bedtime with the Beasts - Youth Overnight.