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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties at the Hattiesburg Zoo

 

The Hattiesburg Zoo offers a variety of customizable birthday party packages to grant your child’s “wildest” birthday wishes.  Whether your party animal dreams of being train conductor for the day, chooses an up close encounter with one of our furry friends, or desires to search for treasures in our Mining Sluice, one thing is certain, parties at the Hattiesburg Zoo are as unique as a Zebra’s stripes! 

Party Packages

EdZOOcation Room Package - $250 for up to 24 people

Includes:

  • 1.5 hour EdZOOcation Room rental
  • Admission to the Zoo for 24
  • Birthday Cupcakes for 24
  • Vanilla Ice Cream Cups for 24
  • Lemonade or Punch for 24
  • Party napkins, plates, cups & utensils for 24 (1 tablecloth provided)
  • Party Captain

You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake, however package pricing remains the same.  Outside food and beverage are not allowed, but additional food and beverage may be purchased (please see “Add-on” menu and pricing).  Additional guests may be added to this package at $16.00 per person (all above amenities included).  Additions may be made to your package at the time a Party Captain contacts you.  

Available: Saturdays 10am to 11:30am, 1pm to 2:30pm and Sunday 1pm to 2:30pm

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Pretty in Pink Package - $350 for up to 24 people

Includes:

  • 1.5 hour use of the Flamingo Pavilion
  • Admission to the Zoo for 24
  • Birthday Cupcakes for 24
  • Vanilla Ice Cream Cups for 24
  • Lemonade or Punch for 24
  • Party napkins, plates, cups & utensils for 24 (1 tablecloth provided)
  • Party Captain
  • 30-minute Flamingo encounter with a Keeper
You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake, however package pricing remains the same.  Outside food and beverage are not allowed, but additional food and beverage may be purchased (please see “Add-on” menu and pricing).  Additional guests may be added to this package at $18.00 per person (all above amenities included).  Additions may be made to your package at the time a Party Captain contacts you.  
 

Available: Saturday 10am - 11:30am and  1pm - 2:30pm, Sunday 1pm - 2:30pm

Request a Booking

 

All Aboard! Train Party Package - $350 for up to 24 people

Includes:

  • 1.5 hour use of Mining Sluice Pavilion
  • Admission to the Zoo for 24
  • Birthday Cupcakes for 24
  • Vanilla Ice Cream Cups for 24
  • Lemonade or Punch for 24
  • Party napkins, plates, cups & utensils for 24 (1 tablecloth provided)
  • Party Captain
  • Exclusive Train Ride for 24
  • Train Conductor Experience for Birthday Child

You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake, however package pricing remains the same.  Outside food and beverage are not allowed but may be purchased (please see “Add-on” menu and pricing).  Additional guests may be added to this package at $18.00 per person (all above amenities included).  Additions may be made to your package at the time a Party Captain contacts you.  

Available: Saturday 10am to 11:30am and 1pm to 2:30pm and Sunday 1pm to 2:30pm

Request a Booking

 

Mining Sluice Party Package - $400 for up to 24 people

Includes :

  • 1.5 hour use of Mining Sluice Pavilion
  • Admission to the Zoo for 24
  • Birthday Cupcakes for 24
  • Vanilla Ice Cream Cups for 24
  • Lemonade or Punch for 24
  • Party napkins, plates, cups & utensils for 24 (1 tablecloth provided)
  • Party Captain
  • Mining Sluice Experience for 24

You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake, however package pricing remains the same.  Outside food and beverage are not allowed, but additional food and beverage may be purchased (please see “Add-on” menu and pricing).  Additional guests may be added to this package at $20.00 per person (all above amenities included).  Additions may be made to your package at the time a Party Captain contacts you. 

Available:  Saturdays - 10am to 11:30pm, 1pm- 2:30pm and Sunday 1pm to 2:30pm.

Request a Booking

 

Party Package Add-Ons

  • 30-minute Animal Encounter - $50.00
  • Mining Sluice Experience - $5.00 per person
  • Train Ride - $2.00 per person
  • Carousel Ride - $2.00 per person
  • Pizza $10.00 per pizza
  • Hot Dogs and Chips - $5.00 per person

 

Birthday Party Policies & Procedures

  • Once you have completed the Request a Booking Form, a Party Captain will contact you to discuss party details and help create a memorable birthday experience for your child.
  • Each Birthday Party Package includes amenities for up to 24 guestsAdditional guests may be added to all Birthday Party Packages at an additional rateParties exceeding more than 24 guests (including adults) will be charged the additional guest rate specified for that package.  We are unable to itemize Birthday Party Packages.            
  • Additional food and beverage items, such as pizza and hot dogs, must be arranged through your Party Captain at least 10 days prior to the date of your party.
  • No outside food or beverage is allowed inside the Zoo. 

  • No balloons, silly string, straws or confetti are allowed inside the Zoo.
  • Please arrange for all children to be picked up at the front Ticket Booth.  Parents will not be allowed into the Zoo to pick children up without paying full admission.
  • Birthday parties at the Hattiesburg Zoo are held rain or shine. 
  • To secure your date and space, you you will be invoiced by your Party Captain for the full package amount. Parties must be paid within 48 hours to complete booking. Additions to your package may be made at the time a Party Captain contacts you.
  • Cancellations must be made through the Hattiesburg Zoo office and are subject to a $50 cancellation fee when made 14 days or more prior to the date of the party.  Seven to 13 days prior, the cancellation fee will be equal to 50%of the total cost of the party.  No refunds will be issued fewer than seven (7) days prior to the date of the scheduled party.
  • Cancelled parties may be rescheduled only if space is available.