ZooMobile Birthdays

This program is temporarily 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!

This program is temporarily unavailable.

Bring the Zoo to you! Make your child's next birthday a memorable one with a Birthday Party ZooMobile. Perfect for a small family gathering in your home. The birthday child (ages four and older) and their friends will meet four small animals, most of which can be touched. The birthday child will receive a Zoo gift to mark the occasion. A ZooMobile party is fun, educational and entertaining for all!


ZooMobiles are only available for children turning 4 and older.


Maximum 30 participants, including all children and adults.

Available Times

You may choose your program start time. Program length is 50 minutes.

Please note: Schedule your ZooMobile to begin at least 30 minutes after your party's start time so your guests do not miss this special presentation.

Available Days

7 days a week


We bring 5 different animals, usually a mix of furry, scaly and buggy.


Amazing Animal Adaptions.


Pets must be kept in a separate room.

Touching the Animals

Children may be allowed to touch the animals if the total number of persons does not exceed 30 participants. Children 3 years and younger will require adult assistance to touch the animals.

Party Favors

For 20 child guests: Oakland Zoo stickers and a 5-pack of Oakland Zoo Top Trump cards

For birthday child: Listed party favors plus a stuffed animal and special gift

ZooMobile Program Fee

$300 for members / $320 for non-members. Note: additional zone fees may apply.

Reservation Information

***Please note, due to COVID-19 we are not taking any new ZooMobile Birthday reservations at this time.***


A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of the reservation and the balance is due two weeks prior to the date of your event.

Cancellation Policy

For more information or site availability please call (510) 632-9525 x219 or email the Education Programs Associate.