Barred Tiger Salamander

Barred Tiger Salamander

The tiger salamander is a “species of special concern” in California and is “endangered” in New York State. They are beneficial to the environment as insect eaters.

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Birthday Parties

Have a WILD party
at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!

We do all the work so you can enjoy your special celebration!
Book your party today!



or call (315) 435-8511 x113

Choose from these zoo-themed packages:

Explorer Package ($300)

  • 15 children (ages 2 and up)
  • Your own party area reserved for 1 1/2 hours
  • Birthday ice cream cake
  • Two cheese pizzas for the children (food for adults can be ordered -- see Optional Extras)
  • Apple juice boxes
  • Paper plates, forks and napkins
  • Meet n' greet with an animal ambassador
  • Zoo admission for up to 15 children and 15 adults (tour the zoo on your own before or after the party! Value: $180)
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Animal-themed craft
  • Animal bingo
  • Party goodie bag for all children in attendance

Optional Extras:

  • $5 per child for safari-themed binoculars and hats
  • $15 per child for additional guests (max. 20 children total)
  • $15 for each additional large cheese pizza
  • $24 for an additional ice cream cake
  • $1.50 per child for Scooby Snacks
  • $1.50 per person for 12 oz. soda or bottled water for adults

Additional pizza and beverages for adults can be ordered from the Jungle Cafe by calling (315) 435-8511 x107

Important Notes:

  • Zoo members receive 10% off birthday packages! 
    Click here
    for more information on becoming a zoo member
  • Packages do not include food/drink for attending adults
  • Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Full payment due upon booking party
  • Please remember our animal friends -- No balloons
  • No outside food permitted
  • Visit our Birthday Party FAQ page for more information.


Book your party today!


or call (315) 435-8511 x113


Do you need to invite more than 15 kids?
Is the birthday party for someone younger than 2 or older than 12?
No problem!

We have a spacious banquet facility with full service on-site catering.
Click here
for further information on Catering at the Zoo
or call (315) 435-8511 x180.