Birthday Parties


Program Information

  • Parties may be scheduled 10:30am-12pm or 2pm-3:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays year-round.
  • Parties last 90 minutes total. This includes a 45-minute education component, followed by 45 minutes for the party host to serve food or do other activities.
  • The Bergen County Zoo will provide:
    • Private indoor party space
    • Live animal demonstration with biofacts pertaining to the chosen theme
    • Admission tickets to the zoo (20 children, 22 adults)
    • Canvas bag decorating for 20 children

Party Cost

Bergen County Resident or Zoo Member $300
Non-Bergen County Resident $350
Train Add-on – 40 tickets
(May-October only)
Carousel Add-on – 20 tickets
(May-October only)

Party Theme

Zoo parties include an education program with live animals and biofacts. The available themes are:

Animal Habitats – Explore habitats and the different animals that live there!

Reptiles/Amphibians – Take a look at our slimy and scaly friends!

Animal Adaptations – Discover how animals survive in the wild!

A permit is required for groups of 10 or more to use picnic areas in Van Saun County Park. Groups of less than 10 may use unoccupied picnic areas on a first come, first serve basis. Picnic permits can be acquired at

Contact Us

 Bergen County Zoo

Phone: 201-634-3100

 Bergen County Department of Parks

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7275