Children's Museum - Zoo - Natural History Museum

Birthday Parties

Celebrate at RDC!

Does your little explorer have a birthday coming up?

Make their dreams come true with a party at the Zoo.

Click Here for registration information.

Have the wildest birthday in town at Riverside Discovery Center!

Basic Birthday Package

$90 for Members | $100 for Non-members

·         Admission for 10 children, 2 adults,

·         T-shirt for birthday child,

·         $0.25 per child for animal food to feed the petting zoo animals or ducks,

·         Two Hour Gazebo Rental (May-September)

·         Two Hour Don Steen Heritage Room Rental (October – April)

·         Wagon rental for gift transport

Ultimate Birthday Party Extras

We also offer fun extras to enhance your birthday experience!

Animal Visit (Choose one of the below animals)Tortoise, Ferret, Hedgehog, Snake, Lizard $25
Cupcakes (by the dozen) $18
Themed Invitation Template (digital download) $10
Dino Dig Interpretation (25 minutes) $25
Personalized Discovery Zoo Scavenger Hunt (Ten copies) $8

To register for a birthday party call us at 308-630-6236 or fill out the form below:

RDC Birthday Party Package Form

Reservations and full payment must be made two weeks prior to party date in order to reserve birthday party.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Balloons, piñatas, confetti, drinking straws and bringing in food to feed the animals ARE NOT allowed in the zoo.
  • Children MUST be supervised at all times; there must be one adult per five children
  • Additional guests: If party is over 15 people additional guests receive reduced admission (25% off)

If you have questions, contact the office at 308-630-6236 or email

Discovery Facts

A lion’s roar can be heard up to 5 miles away.
Special Events
Got a Special Event Coming Up?
Rent the Gazebo area at RDC for your family or organization’s Special Event.
We’ve got a beautiful, shaded picnic table area, fresh air and grrrreat scenery.
Click Here for Registration Info or Call Us at
(308) 630-6236.