Henson Robinson Zoo Parties and Rentals

“Party Wild”


Do you need a fun, safe and educational place to party wild? Rent the zoo's party room or outdoor party space (in season) for your Birthday, Graduation or any occasion.


Party rentals includes

  • Choice between two venue options, indoors or outdoors.
  • Our private classroom or an outdoor tent for 2 hours.
  • A party host to direct guests and clean up.
  • Required table and chairs for your group.
  • Limited refrigerator and freezer space for your refreshments.
  • Zoo admission for up to 20 guests (kids and adults).
  • Free goat food for the goats.
  • Party favors, which includes coupons for a Slushie and return visit to the zoo, for up to 10 children,  (Additional party favors can be purchased).

You get everything listed above, for just $185 (receive a 10% discount if you are a Park District resident or a Zoo Annual Pass Holder). There is an $85 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking. No cancellation within 30 days. Final payment is due one week prior to the date of the party. All events are rain or shine.


You just provide the refreshments and we provide the fun!


Party add ons:

  • Train ticket package (20 tickets) - $30

  • Turtle Race - $15

  • Education Animal Encounters - $30

  • Additional guests - $3/person

  • Additional train tickets - $1.50/person

  • Additional party favors - $3/person

To inquire about booking your party, call the Henson Robinson Zoo at:

 217-585-1821 x-1704

or email: 



After Hours Rentals

Hold your party or event at the WILDEST place in town, the Henson Robinson Zoo.

The zoo is available for rental after hours between the months of April and September. There are many options available for your rental including:

  • Education programs
  • Turtle races
  • 20 x 20 tent rental
  • Train rides

Whether you're hosting a sit-down dinner, a picnic, or a chance to have the zoo all to yourself, the zoo will assist you in planning the perfect evening!

To inquire about booking your after hours party, call the Henson Robinson Zoo at:

 217-585-1821 x-1704

or email: 


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