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Book My Event

From weddings to corporate meetings, from birthday parties to holiday parties, the Dallas Zoo is a backdrop like no other for your upcoming event.

Want to host the wildest birthday party around?

Dive into the birthday party options that we offer at our sister institution, the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park.

Children’s Aquarium birthday party packages include:
  • Aquarium admission for up to 25 people (includes adults, children, toddlers, and seniors).
  • Exclusive use of the party room for 90 minutes.
  • Party Host or Hostess.
  • Animal Encounter with trained interpreter.
  • Marine Biofacts Encounter with trained aquarium interpreter.
  • Complimentary Stingray Feeding and Encounter for all of your party guests.
  • Tableware supplies and decorations.
  • Electronic invitations.

Package price is $350. A $50 non-refundable deposit is needed to hold a party date. Parties are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Party parents are welcome to bring a personalized cake, ice cream, beverages, food, treats, goodies, and/or party favors (no live animals, please). A refrigerator and freezer are available for use. Food is only allowed in the party room and is not permitted in the Aquarium or near touch tanks. Additional decorations are also permitted in the party room (please – for the safety of the animals, no balloons or straws are permitted). Parking is not included. On most weekend days, there is no charge for parking at Fair Park. However, if an event is scheduled (such as the State Fair of Texas or a football game), parking charges will apply. Visit Fair Park’s website for the latest info on events.

To book a birthday party at the Children’s Aquarium, please call Guest Services at 469-554-7549.

Looking to host an event to remember?

At the Dallas Zoo, we don’t just plan events, we create experiences! Whether you’re planning a board meeting, a team outing, a birthday party or a family reunion, we have the perfect space to accommodate just about any function.

Our experienced events team is here to take care of everything from group admission*, to meeting facilities, to a catered menu, to a fully-themed adventure. (*Groups of 15 or more people receive discounted admission. More info HERE.)

Our Executive Chef and events team will assist you with designing the perfect menu, with options ranging from simple picnic-style fare or a unique buffet to a formal plated dining experience.


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