Rides Area Birthdays

Reservatiosn currently unavailable. 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!

Reservations are currently unavailable.

We have four amazing birthday party sites to choose from. Located just outside the Zoo Entrance, these outdoor sites are available for a few hours. After your party, stay and play in Adventure Landing or head into the zoo and see amazing animals, catch a view from the sky ride, or even pet a goat.

Note: The Zoo closes at 4:00pm for Winter Hours while Adventure Landing does not close until 5:00pm


All ages!

Available Times


Available Days

7 days a week. (Please note that Zoo hours change seasonally)

What to Bring

Decorations, gifts and guests. Balloons are not allowed at party sites.

Food Options

Order from our party menu or bring your own food and refreshments.


No balloons, alcohol, jumpers, amplified music, balls, pets, or piñatas allowed.

Picnic Site Options

Parrot Place

Grizzly Bear Green

Zebra Zone

Sun Bear Station

Note: Alcohol, balloons, bounce-houses/jumpers, amplified music, balls, and pets are strictly prohibited at all picnic sites.

Party Package Options

Premier Party Package

$350.00 for members / $375.00 for non-members

Standard Party Package

$225.00 for members / $250.00 for non-members

Additional Items for Purchase

Reservation Information

Due to COVID-19 we are not taking any new reservations for birthday parties at this time.

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