Your St. Louis Birthday Party Idea Guide
Everything needed to plan
your Child's Perfect
Birthday Party in the
St. Louis area.
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Ever pretend you were an elephant while blowing out your birthday
candles? Feel like a lion while clawing open your presents? Wish
you were a giraffe so you could reach that balloon on the ceiling? At
the Saint Louis Zoo, we welcome party animals of all ages.

Our 1½ hour parties at the Birthday Party Area in Lakeside Cafe

Birthday invitations
Cheese pizza, gold fish cracker, cherry applesauce and beverage
(Reserved adult meals are also available)
Birthday cake and vanilla ice cream
Goodie bag for each child
Activity sheets and crayons
Plates, napkins, spoons, fork and birthday candles
A birthday hostess to help with the event and lead in games
Costumed character
All this for $18 per person, minimum 10 children and/or adults.
Zoo Friends receive a 10% discount with valid membership card.

Party times available are 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. year round. 4
p.m. available Memorial Day through Labor Day.

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required for confirmed
reservations, payable by cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover or
American Express. Balance is due the day of the party.

Animal Adventures!
Add an Animal Adventure to your ZOO-per Birthday Party or have a 1
hour and 45 minute Animal Adventure Party.   Each party includes a
live animal presentation with three different animals, game and
take-home craft and a guided tour of part of the Zoo.  Choose from
three exciting themes:

Caring Keepers Party  See how keepers and vets take care of the
animals at the Zoo

Herp, Herp Hooray! Party  Learn about snakes, frogs and other slimy
and scaly superstars
Rockin' Rainforest Party  Discover monkeys and more animals that
live in this wild and wonderous place
These parties are ideal for children ages three and older, with a one
to four parent, child ratio, and with a maximum of 25 people.   
Parties are available on Saturdays at 12 noon and 1:45 p.m.  

Reserve an entire party for $495, or split the activities up - live
animal presentations are $220, games and take-home crafts are
$165 and a guided tour is $110.  All parties must be booked up to
four weeks in advance and a $50 deposit is required at booking,
with full payment two weeks before the party.  A 10% discount is
offered to Zoo Friends.

For reservations, please contact our Birthday Coordinator or call
My Experience
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My Daughter used hooked on phonics 1 hour a day,
3 days a week her last year in Daycare.  This cost
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Boy was I right...

After the first few weeks she was actually sounding
out words and after the next few she was reading
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started Kindergarten she was well ahead of the rest
of the class in reading.

She is now in 3rd grade and reading at a 6 grade
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that she enjoyed during the Hooked On Phonics
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I can tell you, that was the best $30 / week I'd ever
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would have been a great way to spend some family

So having learned my lesson, in another month, I
will be purchasing their products  for my, soon to
be, 8 month old daughter.  I can't wait to be apart of
her enjoyment as she learns to read.