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Zoo-It-Yourself Birthday Parties

Members get $25 discount

# of people
Zoo Closed
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April 1 - May 9,Sept 22 - Oct 31
May 10 - 
Sept 21
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$ 160.00
$ 210.00
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$ 180.00
$ 240.00
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$ 230.00
$ 320.00
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$ 270.00
$ 390.00

Timeslots:       No specific timeslots – Unlimited zoo exploration during operating hours
Availability:   April – October: Available every day of the week
Location:        Picnic tables located throughout zoo or park area on a first come, first serve basis.  Patrons purchasing this package are not permitted to occupy areas that are marked “Reserved”.
Includes:        Zoo admission for up to the total # of people reserved for (valid for the day of your party) 
Personalized zoo-themed ¼ sheet cake
Paper service for cake (plates, forks, wet-wipes, and napkins)  
Party favors (foam animal masks) for all children in attendance
Scavenger hunt activity sheets & golf pencils
John Ball Zoo green-string-backpack for birthday child  
Free budgie feed-stick, stingray touch, and camel ride coupons for birthday child (seasonal)
1 Monkey Island Café 25% off Coupon
1 Gifts of the Wild 20% off Coupon

*Additional paper service can be purchased for $1 per person, additional party favors (animal masks) for $2 each

(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)
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