birthday parties

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Wildlife Encounters offers a one of a kind entertaining and educational birthday party for your child. Six animal ambassadors will visit your location for an exciting educational 40-45 minute show.  Kids and adults will absolutely love seeing, learning, and interacting with some of our amazing animal ambassadors. 

The birthday child will be the star of the show by being our "Junior Zookepper" and helping hands on with some of the animals.  Including activies like feeding a banana to a 30 lb tortoise, call up their friends to help hold a 6 foot long snake, or place hissing cockroaches on their parents and friends. 

Birthday parties are offered 7 days a week.  To schedule a party please email or call.

Birthday parties are $250 if held within Omaha and surrounding suburbs (Gretna, Papillion, Bellevue, Elkhorn, and Bennington).  If outside of these areas cost may vary depending on distance.  

A FEW OF OUR BIRTHDAY ANIMAL AMBASSADORS:

ALLIGATOR - SULCATA TORTOISE - KINKAJOU - BOA CONSTRICTOR - HEDGEHOG - BEARDED DRAGONS - FENNEC FOX - PARROT & MACAW - ALBINO CORN SNAKE - MADAGASCAR HISSING ROACHES - BLUE TONGUE SKINK - LEGLESS LIZARD - TARANTULA - KOOKABURRA - 

Don't want to hold the party at your home?  Click here for a map of venues to hold your party!

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FAQs

Q: Can a birthday party be held at our home?

A: Yes!  The birthday party can be held inside your home, garage, or in the backyard.  If deciding to hold the presentation in the garage or outside there are certain weather restrictions we must adhere to ensure the animals are comfortable. Please see our Birthday Party Guidelines & Tips sheet for information on holding a party outside.  

Q: What other locations can a party be held at?

A:  Wildlife Encounters has performed birthday parties at many different locations like community centers, parks, fire stations, schools, churches, apartment clubhouses, restaurants, and many more.  Here are a few possibilities to start your search:

Omaha Community Centers - 402-444-5900

Elkhorn Common Ground - This is their PDF brochure.  Rental prices are included in brochure.

The Pointe at Rising View – Bellevue, Ne - 402-991-9840

 Park Pavilions - Omaha Parks & Rec offers rentals for Pavilions throughout Omaha.  402-444-5920

Cabela's  - Cabela's offers birthday party and conference room rentals.  402-861-4809

Your Child's Classroom - If you would like a party during the week many choose to hold the program for the childs classroom.

Church - Contact local churches in your area.  Many times they have a room available for rent.  

Q: How many children can attend a birthday party?

A: We do not put a limit on the number of children that can attend a birthday party. 

Q: What days of the week and times are birthday parties offered?

A: Birthday parties can be held seven days a week in the morning, afternoon, or evening. 

Q: How much time do you need to set up?

A: We arrive about 15-20 minutes before the start time to get set up. 

Q: How much time in advance do we need to schedule a birthday party?

A: We do not require a minimum amount of time to schedule

Birhtday Party Venue Locations