Thursday, August 5: Franklin Park Zoo will close at 2:30 p.m. for a private event. Boston Lights will open at 8:00 p.m. Please plan your visit accordingly!

• Please review our current Health & Safety Updates (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Non-Members: Online reservations are required for admission tickets.
• Members: Advance reservations for daytime admission are not required.

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Birthday Gatherings

Host an outdoor or indoor birthday gathering at Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo. We'll help customize your special day with an exclusive animal encounter, caricature artist, Zoodopt plush and more! 


At Zoo New England we take your safety very seriously. We are currently following state guidelines and recommendations of the CDC for all events and gatherings taking place on our facilities. We're here to help with all your party needs for a zootastic birthday!

King/Queen of the Jungle, Franklin Park Zoo

Party Times:
April 16 to October 31
Daily (two options): 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
(Guests can also explore the Zoo before or after the party!)

Make a Reservation


Includes: 

  • 2-hour tent rental
  • Animal encounter (10 minutes)
  • Animal-themed decorations for 16 children
  • 2 lifesize mini animal props
  • Themed backdrop
  • Birthday child's throne chair
  • 2 farm tables for 16 children
  • Animal-themed centerpieces
  • 16 white wooden children chairs
  • Safari jeep photo prop
  • 16 animal-themed plates, napkins, forks for children
  • 16 safari hats
  • 5 picnic tables with plastic tablecloths for guests
  • 1 table for cake with linen tablecloth
  • 3 tables for gifts and food with plastic tablecloths
  • Zoodopt plush for the birthday child
  • 1-hour caricature artist
  • 40 admission tickets

Rates:
Non-member: $1,695.00 | Member: $1,660.00
Your package includes admission entrance for 40 people. Additional fees will apply for additional guests.

Safety Information:

  • Guests who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, except for certain opportunities such as visiting the petting area. We recommend that all guests bring a mask. If you are unvaccinated against COVID-19, you need to wear a mask indoors and in circumstances where you cannot maintain social distance. Children under five are not required to wear a face covering, except when visiting the petting area.
  • For the health and safety of our COVID-sensitive animals, everyone is required to wear a mask to enter the petting area. Guests must also use hand sanitizer before and after visiting this area.
  • Unvaccinated guests must maintain social distance of 6 feet between other guests not in your party.
  • Respect Zoo rules to protect humans and animals.

Questions?

Contact us at 617-989-0113 or birthdays@zoonewengland.org

Jungle Adventure, Franklin Park Zoo

Party Times:
April 16 to October 31
Daily (two options): 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
(Guests can also explore the Zoo before or after the party!)

Make a Reservation


Includes: 

  • 1.15-hour tent rental
  • Animal encounter (10 minutes)
  • Animal-themed decorations for 16 children
  • 9-animal themed plastic tablecloths
  • 16 animal-themed plates, napkins, forks for children
  • Animal centerpieces
  • 16 animal headbands
  • Zoodopt plush for the birthday child
  • 1-hour caricature artist
  • 40 admission tickets

Rates:
Non-Member: $885.00 | Member: $860.00
Your package includes admission entrance for 40 people. Additional fees will apply for additional guests.

Safety Information:

  • Guests who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, except for certain opportunities such as visiting the petting area. We recommend that all guests bring a mask. If you are unvaccinated against COVID-19, you need to wear a mask indoors and in circumstances where you cannot maintain social distance. Children under five are not required to wear a face covering, except when visiting the petting area.
  • For the health and safety of our COVID-sensitive animals, everyone is required to wear a mask to enter the petting area. Guests must also use hand sanitizer before and after visiting this area.
  • Unvaccinated guests must maintain social distance of 6 feet between other guests not in your party.
  • Respect Zoo rules to protect humans and animals.

Questions?

Contact us at 617-989-0113 or birthdays@zoonewengland.org

Dino Deluxe, Stone Zoo

Host a T-rexcellent dino-themed party, and visit with colossal creatures from the past in Stone's Zoo's T. Rex Adventure!

Party times:
April 16 to September 5 (Please contact us for birthday packages after September 5)
Daily (two options): 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Guests can also explore the Zoo before or after the party!

Includes:

  • 2-hour tent rental
  • Animal encounter (10 minutes)
  • 2 lifesize mini dinosaur props
  • Jurassic Park jeep photo prop
  • Themed backdrop and centerpieces
  • 16 dino-themed plates, napkins, and forks for children
  • 16 dino adventure kids' safari hats
  • 16 kids' binoculars
  • 4 picnic tables with plastic tablecloths for guests
  • Birthday child's rattan chair
  • 2 farm tables for 16 children
  • 16 wooden cross-back children's chairs
  • 1 table for cake with linen tablecloth
  • 2 tables for gifts and food with plastic tablecloths
  • Zoodopt plush for the birthday child
  • 1-hour caricature artist
  • 40 admission tickets

Rates:

Non-member: $1,695.00 | Member: $1,660.00
Your package includes admission entrance for 40 people. Additional fees will apply for additional guests.

Make a Reservation


Safety Information:

  • Guests who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, except for certain opportunities such as visiting the petting area. We recommend that all guests bring a mask. If you are unvaccinated against COVID-19, you need to wear a mask indoors and in circumstances where you cannot maintain social distance. Children under five are not required to wear a face covering, except when visiting the petting area.
  • For the health and safety of our COVID-sensitive animals, everyone is required to wear a mask to enter the petting area. Guests must also use hand sanitizer before and after visiting this area.
  • Unvaccinated guests must maintain social distance of 6 feet between other guests not in your party.
  • Respect Zoo rules to protect humans and animals.

Questions?

Contact us at 617-989-0113 or birthdays@zoonewengland.org

Dino Adventure, Stone Zoo

Host a T-rexcellent dino-themed party, and visit with colossal creatures from the past in Stone's Zoo's T. Rex Adventure!

Party times:
April 16 to September 5 (Please contact us for birthday packages after September 5)
Daily (two options): 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Guests can also explore the Zoo before or after the party!

Includes:

  • 1.15-hour tent rental
  • Animal encounter (10 minutes)
  • Dino-themed decorations for 16 children
  • 8 Plastic tablecloths
  • 16 Plates, napkins, forks for children
  • Dinosaur centerpieces
  • 16 Dinosaur party masks
  • Zoodopt plush for the birthday child
  • 1-hour caricature artist
  • 40 admission tickets

Rates:

Non-Member: $885.00 | Member: $860.00
Your package includes admission entrance for 40 people. Additional fees will apply for additional guests.

Make a Reservation


Safety Information:

  • Guests who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, except for certain opportunities such as visiting the petting area. We recommend that all guests bring a mask. If you are unvaccinated against COVID-19, you need to wear a mask indoors and in circumstances where you cannot maintain social distance. Children under five are not required to wear a face covering, except when visiting the petting area.
  • For the health and safety of our COVID-sensitive animals, everyone is required to wear a mask to enter the petting area. Guests must also use hand sanitizer before and after visiting this area.
  • Unvaccinated guests must maintain social distance of 6 feet between other guests not in your party.
  • Respect Zoo rules to protect humans and animals.

Questions?

Contact us at 617-989-0113 or birthdays@zoonewengland.org

Glow Birthday, Franklin Park Zoo


Brighten your birthday at Boston Lights!

At Boston Lights, experience the wonder of over 60 magnificent displays comprised of hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo's 72 acres. 

Party Times:
July 24 to October 11
Nightly between 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
(Guests can explore Boston Lights during or after the party!)

Includes:

  • 2-hour tent rental
  • Glow-themed decorations for 25 guests (plastic tablecloths, plates, napkins, forks, centerpieces, glow glasses, glow foam batons)
  • 25 admission tickets

Rates:
Non-Member: $1,200.00 | Member: $1,150.00
Your package includes admission entrance to Boston Lights for 25 people. Additional fees will apply for additional guests.

Make a Reservation


Safety Information:

  • Guests who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. We recommend that all guests bring a mask. If you are unvaccinated against COVID-19, you need to wear a mask indoors and in circumstances where you cannot maintain social distance. Children under five are not required to wear a face covering.
  • Unvaccinated guests must maintain social distance of 6 feet between other guests not in your party.
  • Respect Zoo rules to protect humans and animals.

Questions?
Contact us at 617-989-0113 or birthdays@zoonewengland.org