Birthday Parties

Education available by Reservation

Available Year-Round
Choose either 10:30am or 1:30pm party start time (parties last two hours)
Birthday family can arrive 30 min early to set up and decorate$5

“Wild Party” Package Includes:
-Zoo-venir Goodie Bags
-Eco-friendly table covers, plates, napkins, & utensils
-Ed-venturous game
-Exclusive use of a party area (2 hours)
Tour of the Zoo led by your Safari Guide

Wild Party Fees:
$150 for up to 10 children; additional children $10 each & $7 zoo admission per adult*

“Party Animal” Package Includes:

-Zoo-venir Goodie Bags
-Eco-friendly plates, napkins, & utensils
-Ed-venturous game
-Exclusive use of a party area (2 hours)
-Live Animal Presentation with some of our Zoo’s education “Animal Ambassadors”

Party Animal Fees:
$200 for up to 10 children; additional children $10 each (maximum of 30) $7 admission per adult*

“Host Your Own Party” Includes:
If you are not looking for any educational programming but would like to host your own party, you can now reserve the party area in the zoo! (Party space reserved for up to 2 hours)

Eco-friendly table covers, utensils, napkins and plates
Goodie bag for the birthday child
Exclusive use of party space

(Parents of the Birthday Child may opt to pay for their adult guests when they pay for the birthday party.)
Birthday celebrations are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. NOTE: Please have guests arrive on time. Parties will not be extended past the end times (you are welcome to spend more time at the zoo on your own.)

BOOK NOW! To book a party package, please call the Education Department at (805) 470-3172; Reservations must be made at least seven days in advance. Payment in full is required on the day of the event. No deposit is required. Party area is solely chosen by the Charles Paddock Zoo. Party package payments are non-refundable and party times are firm. In the event you are unable to attend the party and cancel less than 7 days in advance, 100% of the payment of the confirmed cost is due and considered a charitable, tax-deductible contribution. Parties will occur regardless of weather conditions.

Please Note: To ensure the safety of our animals, balloons, straws, glitter or confetti are not allowed inside the Zoo.

Park Hours

Open 7 days a week
April 1 st – October 31 st:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

November 1 st – March 31 st:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Admission Prices

Adults 12 & over $7.00

Children 3 to 11 $5.00

Seniors 65+ $6.00

Children 2 years and under — FREE

Our Location

Charles Paddock Zoo is located at 9100 Morro Road, Atascadero, CA 93422

Contact Us

Phone: 805.461.5080

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