The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center is a non-profit organization governed by the Forest Park Zoological Society. Situated in Forest Park, a 735 acre woodland park in Springfield, the Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.
The Zoo is dedicated to wildlife education and offers a variety of educational programs and special events for children and adults. Zoo on the Go, Guided Tours, and Discovery Programs can be adapted to all age groups and interests. Different events almost every weekend allow guests to explore all aspects of science, while having a good time. Animal Tales in July and August introduces the mystery and excitement of nature through literature. Zoo Camp, during both winter and summers school vacations all children ages 6-11 to explore nature, discover wildlife and meet exotic creatures.
Birthday party package includes:
• Our birthday package is for 25 people which includes children & adults
• Guests will view a live animal presentation (with one animal)
• Guests will also receive a scenic train ride around Forest Park (weather permitting)
• Zoo goody bags will be provided for each child in attendance (bags may include: pencils, rubber balls, erasers, puzzles, squishy animals etc.)
• Animal food will be provided for each child in attendance
• Zoo party invitations will be sent to you via email for you to print out and mail from home.
Rates: For member - $155.00 & for non-member - $180.00
Parking vouchers to Forest Park are available for an additional fee of $15/10 passes.
Pricing does not include entrance into Forest Park.
Groups of more than 25 will be charged an additional fee.
Please visit our website for complete package details.
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