GROUPS & PARTIES

Birthday Parties

Turtle Back Zoo has a number of indoor and outdoor facilities available to rent for birthday parties of virtually any size. We can also cater your event, and we have several menus from which you can choose. Make sure to ask us about face painting at your next party!

Menu Options

Gazebo

The outdoor upper gazebo holds up to 90 guests. Two hour exclusive rentals are available. Catering is available through the Cafeteria, or you may bring your own food.

Requires a minimum group of 15 guests.

Classrooms

The use of the classroom is available for rental in time periods of two hours with exclusive use of the room.  The classroom holds approximately 55 people.  Catering is available through the Cafeteria, or you may bring your own food.

Picnic Area

The Picnic Area tables hold approximately 200 people.  This area is available to parties, as well as to other Zoo guests.

Private Picnic Area

Aside from the public picnic area, we have a private picnic area which can hold approximately 90 people comfortably.

Rate:
$200 for 2 hours

Availability:
Saturday and Sunday 10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

For more information, please contact Turtle Back Zoo Group Sales/Birthday Parties at 973 731-5800, ext 221 or 223.

Turtle Back Zoo

The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo will re-open to the public on Thursday, June 18th with Timed Tickets Only. Learn more and Reserve