Franklin Park Zoo Birthday Parties

birthday party 1Calling all party animals! Zoo New England wants to help you host your next birthday party at the Zoo. A variety of birthday party packages are available and  great for children of all ages.

Remember:
-The birthday child is FREE!
-Zoo members receive 10 percent off the room rental
-Rentals are available from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. But the festivities don't end there--explore the Zoo before and after your party!
-You have the option of bringing in your own food and party supplies
-For the safety of our animals, no balloons are allowed within the Zoo
-Reserve early! (We recommend two months prior to your desired date.)
-See "Add-on" items below for event enhancement options

Do-It-Yourself Package
Minimum 1 hour minimum rental
Includes: venue, tables and chairs

Regular Rates (April - October)

Weekend rates:

Non-member: $100.00 per hour

Member: $90.00 per hour

Weekday rates: (M-F excluding holidays)

Non-member: $75.00 per hour

Member: $50.00 per hour

Winter Rates (November - March)

Weekend rates:

Non-member: $75.00 per hour

Member: $50.00 per hour

Weekday  rates: (M-F excluding holidays)

Non-member: $70.00 per hour

Member: $45.00 per hour

Admission tickets must be purchased.
Discounted rate available: Adults: $10.00; Children: $6.00; Seniors: $9.00; Children under 2: free.
Members enter free with their membership card.


Beau’s Exclusive Birthday Bash Package

birthday beauIncludes: 
-2 hour room rental
-16 kids' meals
-24 admission tickets
-1 animal encounter (10-20 min)
-Total of 64 ride tickets, valid at the train, carousel jeep safari and 6D Rhino Rescue rides (April-September only. Rides are closed November-March)
-7 gold tablecloths
-16 safari pith hats
-Giraffe-print tableware (plates, cups, napkins) for cake cutting

Rides are seasonal and only available at Franklin Park Zoo.
Tickets are valid only on the day of the event.
Rides are subject to weather and are on a first come, first served basis for all guests.
Some rides may have age, weight and height restrictions.


Regular Rates (April - October)

Weekend rates:

Non-member: $675.00

Member: $655.00

Weekday Rates: (M-F excluding holidays)

Non-member: $625.00

Member: $605.00

Winter Rates (November - March)

Weekend rates:

Non-member: $465.00 per hour

Member: $415.00 per hour

Weekday rates: (M-F excluding holidays)

Non-member: $450.00 per hour

Member: $400.00 per hour


Add-on Items:

Animal Encounter - $50.00

Tablecloth - $2.00
Tableware - $1.25 per setting (themed plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
Food - children’s meal - $9.50; adult’s meal menu & prices are available upon request

 

For pricing on additional guest admission fee and/or meal costs please call 617-989-0113 or email lchallenger@zoonewengland.com.
 

Available Party Times and Venues

Parties are only available from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to better serve you.

Franklin Park Zoo offers events at the Meeting Barn (indoor, near petting zoo, holds 60 people), Tropical Forest Classroom (indoor, located in Tropical Forest, holds 75 people), Outback Pavilion and Oak Lea Tent (outdoors, 40 x 40 tent and picnic tables provided; each holds 120 people; open seasonally from April to October).

 

Make Your Reservation!

Please download the Rental Intake Form, and return it to:

 

Private Functions
Zoo New England
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121

Fax: 617-989-2025
E-mail: lchallenger@zoonewengland.com

 

For further information, e-mail lchallenger@zoonewengland.com or call 617-989-0113.