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Totally Wild Party

Members get $25 discount

# of people
Zoo Closed
Nov 3-Dec
Mar 1 - May 9,
Sept 22 - Nov 2
May 10 - 
Sept 21
$ 210.00
$ 280.00
$ 330.00
$ 220.00
$ 310.00
$ 370.00
$ 240.00
$ 370.00
$ 460.00
$ 340.00
$ 470.00
$ 560.00

Timeslots:       11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Availability:  January – April or October – December: Saturdays & Sundays
May – September: Everyday of the week
Includes:         2.0 hrs of private rented space in outdoor Z’s Play Area located in Zoo (May-Sept)
Or indoor Ball Room space (Jan-April, Oct-Dec.)
Zoo admission for up to the total # of people reserved for (valid for the day of your party)
Zoo Party Host to assist you throughout your whole birthday party experience
Animal encounter with three animals from zoo’s education collection
Table covering 
Personalized zoo-themed ¼ sheet cake
Paper service for cake (plates, forks, wet-wipes, and napkins)
Pink Lemonade & cups for guests (children will receive souvenir zoo cup)
Ice cream sandwiches
Party favors (animal masks & animal print safari hats) for children in attendance
Birthday Gift for birthday child (animal plush, or zoo t-shirt, or children’s book)
John Ball Zoo green-string-backpack for birthday child 
Games available for children to play during birthday party
Face Painting for all children in attendance
Make-and-take animal-themed crafts for all children

(616) 336-4301           birthdays@jbzoo.org

*Please note: The entire party balance is due at the time of reservation. 75% is refundable if cancellation occurs at least 60 days in advance, 50% refundable if cancellation occurs 30 days prior to party, and non-refundable if cancellation occurs within 30 days of party date.


Quick Links (click on the yellow button)
Zoo-It Yourself
Safari Party
Totally Wild
Fun stuff you can add to your party
Adventure Experiences Rules and Guidelines