Birthday Parties
Henson Robinson Zoo provides you with everything that's needed to PARTY WILD from activities to the cake and ice cream. In addition, we do all the preparation and clean-up, so all you have to do is enjoy your child's special day!

Birthday parties are for children of all ages with exciting zoo games and activities. Parties last approximately an hour and a half.

Your PARTY WILD package includes:
  • A party host supplied by the zoo's education department.
  • A decorated & climate controlled party room.
  • An age appropriate party game.
  • A 30 minute walk around the zoo.
  • Free grain for the barnyard animals.
  • A close-up visit with an animal.
  • An animal theme cake, ice cream, and Kool-Aid.
  • Paper plates, napkins, and silverware.
  • Time for opening gifts.


The cost for a PARTY WILD birthday party is base price of $135. This base price includes payment for up to 10 kids and 2 parents or guardians. Additional children are $13.50 each up for Springfield Park District Residents and $14.50 each for Non-residents up to a maximum of 24 total children. Additional adults in attendance are $3.50 each. A $35 nonrefundable deposit fee is also required, which will be applied to the total at the end of the party. Goody Bags are available by request for an additional fee.

To book a party, call the Henson Robinson Zoo at (217)585-1821.