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Birthday Parties at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Creating Memorable Moments: The Ultimate Zoo Birthday Package Experience

The birthday package at the zoo includes a gift for the birthday child, all-day admission, and hay cups for barn animals. Parties are held for a 3 hour time slot in a reserved area inside the zoo.

The schedule includes wristband distribution, pizza, water, and a cookie cake. Pre-approved decorations are permitted, but balloons and certain items are prohibited for animal safety. The guest count includes the birthday child, siblings, parents, and all other guests, with children under 2 being exempt.

$415 for Non-Members or $375 for Members (per group up to 15) plus tax
Additional guests (after first 15) are $16.50 plus tax each


  • Reserved Space (outdoor venue) for up to 3 hours
  • Admission for 15 people (adults and children over 2)
  • Pizza and water 
  • Cookie cake 
  • Paper Products (plates, napkins, & forks)
  • Hay cup for barn animals for 15
  • Unlimited carousel rides
  • Commemorative stuffed animal for the birthday child

Booking Details:

  • Must be booked a full 2 weeks before the requested date to be assured full accommodation
  • Parties available 7 days a week at 9:30am and 1:00pm
  • Parties are not considered booked until a 50% non-refundable deposit has been paid
  • Final count and final payment due 3 days prior to party date

Additional upgrades for Birthday Parties

  • Bouncy House Rental-3 hours $125
  • Animal ambassador visit to your party $50 (choose between fur, feathers, or scales) Animal ambassadors will arrive at the beginning of the scheduled party time and stay approximately 30 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Our Zoo Birthday Package

What all is included in the birthday package?

At the entrance, you will receive a gift for the birthday child and an escort to the party area. The party includes all day admission to the zoo following the party including entrance to the contact yard and hay cups for the animals.

We recommend arriving approximately 15 minutes early to meet the party attendant at the front office.
Once the group has arrived, we will pass out wristbands and head to the party location. The animal care professional will visit with an animal ambassador at the beginning of the scheduled time, if this upgrade is selected. Pizza, water, and a cookie cake will be delivered for guests to enjoy. Once completed, guests will be free to enjoy the zoo, carousel, and playground areas.

Beverages, pizza, and a cookie cake are provided in the cost of the birthday party package. Extra snacks and drinks can be brought in to supplement. No glass or straws. No refrigeration or food storage.

*You are welcome to bring your own cake. Please notify us when making a reservation, if you will be bringing in your own cake. This will not affect the price of the party package.

Yes, pre-approved decorations will be allowed; however, for the safety of the animals, the Zoo does not allow balloons, confetti, birdseed, rice, grills, pets of any kind, smoking, alcoholic beverages, games involving throwing or striking objects (i.e. pinatas), straws, or Styrofoam products.

Yes, the count includes the birthday party child, siblings, parents, and all other guests, both adults and children. You may add additional guests to your party

No, guests under the age of 2 are always free.

Call or email today to make a reservation  

251-256-7008 or [email protected]


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