Birthday Parties



Birthday Parties
Party Includes
Zoo admission for the birthday child
(one per party), party room for two hours and
standard set up of tables and chairs.
Host Your
Next Birthday
Party at
The Zoo!
9:30am–11:30am or 2:30pm–4:30pm
Sunset Room, adjacent to the Cascade Grill
Maximum Capacity
30 people
Enhance your party!
15 per person
15 person minimum
cheese or pepperoni pizza
carrot sticks with ranch dip
orange juice or milk
assorted cookies
compostable plates, cups, napkins and utensils
Catering Add-Ons
cheese or pepperoni pizza (serves 8)
garden salad (serves 10)
veggie tray (serves 10)
fresh fruit display (serves 10)
An animal expert will introduce you to each
animal, provide natural history information and
answer your questions. See below for the types
of mammals, reptiles and arthropods that may
enhance your event.
Get up close
and personal
with our animal
60 per animal
guinea pig
ball python
bearded dragon
blue-tongued skink
box turtle
giant cockroaches
madagascar hissing
desert tortoise
leopard tortoise
philippine sail-finned
red-footed tortoise
rubber boa
walking sticks
Scheduling an Experience
Animal experiences are scheduled on a firstcome, first-served basis, with a minimum of
two weeks’ notice.
You may schedule up to three animal
ambassadors for your event. Encounters are
thirty minutes.
To ensure the health and wellbeing of the
animals, zoo staff may remove them at
any time.
Due to food safety guidelines, no active food
or beverage service will take place during
animal experiences.
Every effort will be made to meet requests for
specific animals and your event coordinator
will confirm which animal will be present prior
to your event date.
Schedule Your Party
Contact Oregon Zoo Catering at [email protected] or 503-220-2789 for more
information or to schedule.
You are welcome to bring your own table
decorations. For the health and safety of our
animals and guests, Styrofoam products,
straws, glitter, confetti and piñatas are not
allowed. Please do not tape or tack on walls,
windows or sills. Decorations should be
removed promptly at the end of the party.
A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required.
The base package price is due at time of
reservation and is non-refundable. Final
headcount is due three days prior to the date
of the party. Food and beverage orders must
be confirmed one week prior to the party date.
Final balance must be secured by credit card,
and will be charged within five days after your
Member package reflects a 10% discount on
the birthday party package. Party guests
who are Oregon Zoo Members may use their
membership to enter the zoo at no cost.
Food and Beverage
You may pre-order food and beverage from
Oregon Zoo Catering, or purchase food at the
Cascade Grill (adjacent to the party room) the
day of the party. No outside food or beverage
is allowed.
Birthday cake may be brought in with
prior approval from your party coordinator.
Remember to bring all plates, service ware and
cake cutting implements.
Getting to The Party
The easiest access to the zoo is on TriMet
MAX light rail. The Washington Park Station
is only 50 yards from the entrance to the
zoo. For more information on planning your
transportation, please visit the zoo’s website.
You and your guests may enter at the zoo’s
main entrance. Zoo admission is not required
for access to the party room. A member of
the zoo’s catering team will meet you at the
party room fifteen minutes before your party is
scheduled to begin. Be sure to allow plenty of
time for parking.
We host birthday parties rain or shine, but
please dress for the weather!
The package includes access to the Sunset
Room for two hours. Access to the room is
allowed 15 minutes before the party start time.
Party times are not extended for late arrives.
Please end your party promptly. Additional
party time is $50.00 per half hour, subject
to availability.
Storing and transporting items
The zoo does not have a space to store
birthday cakes, decorations or other items
before or after your party. You may bring your
own cart or wagon to transport items. Strollers
are also available for rent at the Gift Shop in
the zoo’s entry plaza.
& Snacks
Prices per dozen.
Marsee Muffins, Croissants
and Scones
Toaster Station with Marsee 25
Bagels, Preserves and Cream Cheese
New Cascadia Muffins
gf, v 60
Cookies, Bars and Brownies20
New Cascadia Chocolate 30
Chip Cookies gf, v
A 20% service fee will be billed on all food and hosted beverages
Prices subject to change for fewer than 20 guests
gf =gluten free, v =vegan
Prices per person.
Candy Bars
Tim’s Potato Chips (single-serving bag)
Whole Fresh Fruit
gf, v
gf, v 3
Fresh Popcorn (includes machine 5
and attendant)
Domestic Cheeses and Crackers
Imported and Local Artisan 10
Cheeses with Baguette
Raw Garden Vegetables 5
with Seasonal Dips gf
Granola Bars
By the Pound
Trail Mix
gf 15
Fancy Mixed Nuts
A 20% service fee will be billed on all food and hosted beverages
Prices subject to change for fewer than 20 guests
gf =gluten free, v =vegan
gf, v 16
All day events break packages are priced per
person and include beverage service with
Boyd’s regular and decaf coffee, Stash teas, soft
drinks (one can per guest).
The Meeting Planner
Continental Breakfast
orange juice
seasonal fruit display gf, v
assorted Marsee muffins, croissants and scones
Mid-Morning Snack
seasonal fruit display gf
Mid-Afternoon Snack
raw garden vegetables with dip gf
The Power Meeting Planner
Breakfast Buffet
orange juice
seasonal fruit display gf, v
scrambled eggs gf
applewood-smoked bacon and
breakfast sausage gf
yukon skillet potatoes gf, v
assorted Marsee muffins, croissants and scones
Mid-Morning Snack
seasonal fruit display gf, v
nutrition bars
Mid-Afternoon Snack
fudge brownies
A 20% service fee will be billed on all food and hosted beverages
Prices subject to change for fewer than 20 guests
gf =gluten free, v =vegan
whole fresh fruit gf, v
4001 SW Canyon Road
Portland, Oregon 97221
503 220 2789
[email protected]