Henson Robinson Zoo Parties and Rentals

Birthday Parties
Do you need a place to party wild? Rent to zoo's party room for your next birthday party! Party rentals include:

  • Our private classroom for 2 hours
  • Tables and chairs
  • Limited refrigerator and freezer space for your refreshments
  • Zoo admission for up to 20 guests (kids and adults)
  • A turtle encounter and a turtle race
  • Free goat food for the goats
  • A zoo staff member to direct guests to the party room and to clean up

You get everything listed for just $160 if you are a Zoo member or Sangamon County Resident. If you are a Non-Member or Non-Resident it is $185. There is an $85 non-refundable deposit fee upon booking the party room. You just provide the food and the fun! Want more? Here are some add ons:

  • Would you like an extra animal encounter? Have our Zoo staff treat you to a close up visit with one of our education animals for an additional $30! (exhibit animals are not available for this experience)
  • Will you have more than 20 guests? Additional guests (up to a maximum of 35) will be $3 each.
  • Don't want the hassle of making treat bags? Buy some in our gift shop for $2.25 each. Each gift bag has an assortment of seven animal themed items.

To inquire about booking the party room, call the Henson Robinson Zoo at 217-585-1821.

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

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!

Contact the zoo at (217) 585-1821 for more information or to book your event.

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