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BZ Birthday Parties

Bronx Zoo Birthday Expedition (Ages 4+)
Regular Price: $1,500.00
Member Price: $1,350.00
This 90-minute birthday expedition engages partygoers in a fun-filled exploration at the zoo. A dedicated conservation educator will facilitate an activity in one of our popular exhibits before introducing your party to special animal guests. The experience concludes with a trip to the Bug Carousel or drop-off at an exhibit of choice.

A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a birthday party at the Bronx Zoo. If you have questions, contact the Birthday Party Specialist prior to booking online at bzbirthdayparties@wcs.org.

Submitting this form reserves your birthday party date & time & requires a non-refundable deposit. The Birthday Party Specialist will reach out to you within one week, at which time you will have the option to add on additional participants, and/or goody bags for an additional cost. The price listed above is for up to 25 people, including the birthday family.

Bronx Zoo Zoofari Birthday Party (all ages)
Regular Price: $2,900.00
Member Price: $2,610.00

This jam-packed birthday adventure will delight kids and adults alike with activities, a scavenger hunt in one of the zoo's most popular exhibits, and special animal guests. You and your guests will have a private party space for the duration of the event and a dedicated conservation educator to ensure an unforgettable experience!

A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a birthday party at the Bronx Zoo. If you have questions, contact the Birthday Party Specialist prior to booking online at bzbirthdayparties@wcs.org.

Submitting this form reserves your birthday party date & time & requires a non-refundable deposit. The Birthday Party Specialist will reach out to you within one week, at which time you will have the option to add on additional participants and catering, for an additional cost. The price listed above is for up to 35 people, including the birthday family.

 


 
BZ Family Programs

Bronx Zoo Mornings (all ages, recommend 3+)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Enjoy a wild morning with educational activities, a special animal guest, an exhibit tour, and a chat with an expert zookeeper.

Saturday, April 6, 2024: Crocs
Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! Your family will learn about crocodiles through fun and engaging activities. After meeting a small ambassador animal up close, our educators will guide you to the Reptile House to watch as the crocodiles enjoy their exhibits and chat with a zookeeper who cares for them. This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

All ages are welcome, but this is recommended for ages 3+. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Session Crocs - 4/6: Saturday, April 6, 2024 9:00AM - 10:30AM Available

Sensory Sensitive Morning (all ages)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Join us for a morning of sensory inclusive fun filled with animal encounters and exploration of the zoo before it opens.

Mouse House​ - April 14, 2024
In this sensory friendly program, get up close and personal with some adorable rodents, explore the Mouse House before it opens to the public, and meet some animal visitors. Looking for more fun? Limited admission is included, so join us for a day at the Zoo after your program! 


Sensory bags are available for use. This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.  
Session Mouse House - 4/14: Sunday, April 14, 2024 9:00AM - 11:00AM Available

 
BZ Early Childhood Programs
Learn all about wildlife through play. Each day, participants will meet an animal up close and explore the wild wonders of the world!

Wild Wonders (10 months - 3 years w/caregiver)
Regular Price: $160.00
Member Price: $128.00
Learn about wildlife through play! Each day, participants will meet an animal up close and explore the wild wonders of the world. Tickets include one adult and one child. One additional adult ticket may be added on at time of purchase.

Seasons: Thursdays3/7/2024, 3/14/2024, 3/21/2024, 3/28/2024
Looking for a creative and fun class for you and your little one? Explore the four seasons in our Wild Wonders program! You and your child will meet an animal up close, enjoy a guided tour of an exhibit, and engage in multiple activities including games, art, and dramatic and sensory play!

Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Thursdays 5/2/2024, 5/9/2024, 5/16/2024, 5/23/2024
Looking for a creative and fun class for you and your little one? Explore the different textures covering animals's bodies in our Wild Wonders program! You and your child will meet an animal up close, enjoy a guided tour of an exhibit, and engage in multiple activities including games, art, and dramatic and sensory play!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Tickets include one adult and one child. One additional adult ticket can be added on at time of purchase.

 
BZ Children's Programs

Discovery Girls (8-12 yrs)
Regular Price: $120.00
Member Price: $96.00
This all-girls nature experience will excite your curiosity while inspiring independence, confidence, and creativity! During the three-session outdoor series you will explore the natural world using scientific skills and tools. You will observe and study local wildlife along the Bronx River, documenting your findings in nature journals and through the creation of nature art, while learning about female scientists that do similar work. You will receive a nature kit to explore with each session.

Session Dates: Sundays - 3/10/2024, 3/17/2024, 3/24/2024

This program is completely outdoors and will include walking on uneven surfaces at the Mitsubishi River Walk.

This drop-off program is for children ages 8-12 years.
Session Spring- Sundays - 3/10- 3/24: Sun, Mar 10, 2024 - Sun, Mar 24, 2024 11:00AM - 1:00PM Available

Jr. Keepers (8-12 yrs)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $48.00
Are you a future zookeeper? This program is a perfect fit! You will learn what it takes to care for wild animals in this fun and educational drop-off experience.

Penguins - February 17, 2024
Have you ever wondered how zookeepers take care of penguins at the Bronx Zoo? You will get an up close animal encounter with a small animal ambassador, help make enrichment for our birds, and practice the skills needed to take care of these flightless favorites!

Bison - March 16,2024
Have you ever wondered how zookeepers take care of bison at the Bronx Zoo? You will get an up close animal encounter with a small animal ambassador, help make enrichment for our animals, and practice the skills needed to take care of America's national mammal!


Budgies - April 20, 2024
Have you ever wondered how zookeepers take care of the budgies at the Bronx Zoo? You will get an up close animal encounter with a small animal ambassador, help make enrichment for our animals, and practice the skills needed to take care of these colorful birds!

Turtles and Tortoises - May 18, 2024
Have you ever wondered how zookeepers take care of the turtles and tortoises at the Bronx Zoo? You will get an up close animal encounter with a small animal ambassador, help make enrichment for our animals, and practice the skills needed to take care of these ancient animals!

These programs include walking outside. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

This is a drop off program for children ages 8-12 years old.

 
BZ Adult Programs

Conservation Conversations (Ages 16+)
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $28.00
Join us for an afternoon of conversation with wildlife conservation professionals. You will hear about work Wildlife Conservation Society and others are doing around the world to protect wildlife and engage in discussion groups to learn more.

125 Years of the Bronx Zoo - March 9, 2024
Join us as we celebrate the Bronx Zoo's 125th anniversary by taking a look back at how the zoo has changed since it opened in 1899. Conservation and zoo professionals will share their valuable insights on how research from around the world has impacted the way zoos house, display, and teach about the animals in our care. Participants will then dive deeper through discussions with each other and the experts. 

This session is in person and full admission is included.
Session 125 Years of the Bronx Zoo: Saturday, March 9, 2024 2:00PM - 3:30PM Available

Migratory Bird Day Walk(16+)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Spice up your bird watching game! Join us for early access to the zoo grounds and search for migratory birds with our expert guides. We will also explore the World of Birds to see our avian collection, discover the threats these birds face in the wild, and learn about the Wildlife Conservation Society’s efforts towards conserving birds around the world.

Ticket includes full admission.
Session Migratory Bird Day Walk: Saturday, May 11, 2024 8:00AM - 10:00AM Available

Primate Conservation (Ages 16+)
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $36.00
Visit Madagascar and the Congo Gorilla Forest to learn about the work the Wildlife Conservation Society is doing to protect our primate relatives and their habitats! Explore the threats that primates face in the wild and the strategies used to reduce and combat those threats.

Ticket includes full admission.
Session Primate Conservation - Sat 4/13: Saturday, April 13, 2024 1:00PM - 2:30PM Available

WFZ: Work from Zoo (Ages 18+)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Switch up your WFH view and join us at the zoo! Start your day off with an exclusive look at archival footage in celebration of the Bronx Zoo's 125th anniversary. Bring your laptop and enjoy a private classroom space with a stunning view of one of our exhibits. Take a coffee break, hangout with an animal ambassador, and savor a refreshing walk through our 225 acre city oasis. Free WiFi and coffee provided. Transform your workspace into a wild adventure!

This session is in person and full admission is included. This is an open workspace. Participants may use the workspace until 4pm.
Session WFZ: Work from Zoo Mon 2/19: Monday, February 19, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00PM UNAVAILABLE

 
BZ School Break Programs

1 Day Camp (K-5th)
Regular Price: $170.00
Member Price: $153.00
No School? Come to zoo camp! Join us for a fun filled one-day zoo camp full of hands-on activities, animal investigations, and animal encounters.

Animal Art - February 19, 2024
Join us for a one-day zoo camp where you will explore how animals make and inspire all kinds of art, and create some art of your own. This day is filled with hands-on activities, scientific investigations, and animal encounters.
Session Animal Art - 2/19: Monday, February 19, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00PM UNAVAILABLE

 
BZ Scout Programs
Earn a Bronx Zoo patch during this fun-filled day featuring special scout-only activities!

Scout Day (all ages, recommend 3+)
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Gather your Girl Scout or Cub Scout group for a fun-filled day at the Zoo! Groups will have the opportunity to explore the Zoo with general admission tickets, take an educational tour, create an art activity, and complete a scavenger hunt! All Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts will earn a Bronx Zoo patch!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Ticket is per person & children must be accompanied by an adult. All levels are welcome.
Session Bronx Zoo Scout Day- 5/4: Saturday, May 4, 2024 10:00AM - 3:00PM Available