Zoo Birthday Parties

Reservations are dependent on the availability of our staff.  

Often, we are fully booked a month ahead, so we encourage you to make your reservation today. Have alternative dates and times in mind in case your first choice is not available. 


Complete the Birthday Party Reservation form online

  • Parties can be booked for either 10:00 am to 12 noon or 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  
  • Parties are subject to staff/animal availability
  • Parties must be booked at least 14 days in advance. 
  • Party rental is $100.  A 100% deposit is required to confirm your reservation. 
  • Reservations are not confirmed until payment is made at the gift shop. 
  • The party host is responsible for ensuring guests follow the zoo rules
  • For parties larger that 60 guests please call the zoo at 575-439-4290. 

Prohibited  items

  • Alcohol
  • Balloons
  • Confetti
  • Glass
  • Glitter
  • Piñatas

These items may inadvertently cause harm to the animals residing in the zoo.