Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Let us make your child’s next birthday “The BESTEST birthday ever!” 
Since 1995 Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo has been offering one of Canada’s most fun and interactive approaches to eco education and zoology including our famous birthday parties. With satellite locations open across Canada, we’re now offering our at home birthday party packages throughout Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Quebec, and Newfoundland.
Whether a Little Ray live animal show or Radical Science Birthday party – we are sure to please and awe!
When you’ve chosen the package that you’d like – contact us to book your show.
We are animal lovers first! Here is a list of our credentials: 
  • We are accredited by the Canadian Accredited Zoo and Aquarium association. The highest accreditation for zoos and aquariums in Canada.
  • We are Canada’s largest exotic animal rescue, assisting the Humane Society and SPCA in rescuing and placing unwanted pet reptiles across the country.
  • We are fully insured on site or for outreach
  • All necessary permits and inspections from the Ministry of Natural Resources, Agriculture Canada and Health Canada have been obtained and completed.
Birthday Packages at Home!
littleray_raygator_xw200-773200We can bring the zoo to you. Get up close and personal to these amazing creatures in the comfort of your home.  All our “at home” packages are fun as well as educational.  During our presentations, we’ll bring a map or globe and do a little world tour, bringing out the animals one at a time.  We’ll explain all the neat things about each animal in a fun and relaxed manner, and of course the children will be able to touch and/or hold just about every animal we bring safely under the supervision of your presenter.
We don’t take up a lot of room, so as long as there is enough room for your guests, we can set up anywhere in your home.  Presentations can be done outside May to September weather depending.
There are no restrictions on the number of children or adults attending your party.

THEME #1: BRING THE ZOO TO YOU!

  • Get up close and personal with some amazing creatures in the comfort of your home.  All our “at home” packages are fun as well as educational.  We’ll explain all the neat things about each animal in a fun and relaxed manner, and of course the children will be able to touch and/or hold just about every animal we bring safely under the supervision of your presenter.
  • Animals are selected from the ‘feature animals list’ which is finalized on the day of your party based on their overall health, wellness and temperament that day.

 

PACKAGE #1 – Reptiles of the World – Where Cold Blooded Meets Warm Hearted!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Join our amazing staff on a trip around the world learning about reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates that call a variety of environments and continents their home. This fun, energetic, educational program introduces partygoers to spectacular animals from around the world and highlights their adaptations for survival in a wide variety of ecosystems, each of which present unique challenges. This presentation includes 8-10 animals featuring snakes, lizards, turtle, tortoise, amphibians (example: frog, toad, salamander) and an invertebrate (example: cockroach).
  • $210.00 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #2 – The BIG Show!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Our most popular package! Encounter animals from around the world, highlighting their adaptations for survival in a wide variety of ecosystems, each of which present unique challenges. Featuring larger snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, and amphibians, invertebrates, and a crocodilian (crocodile, alligator, or caiman)!
  • $275.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #3  Nature’s Ninjas – Defences of the Animal Kingdom!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Explore some of the animal kingdom’s strangest and awesome methods of self defence. Every species of animal has evolved some mechanism to protect themselves from attack. Some of these means of self defence are more obvious than others but make no mistake every animal has a self defence strategy; size, claws, teeth, venom, poison, etc. Nature’s Ninjas explores some of the most common and most unique mechanisms of self defence in the animal kingdom. Featuring mammals, snakes, lizards, amphibians, invertebrates, and a crocodilian (crocodile, alligator, or caiman).
  • $275.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #4 – WILD FRONTIER

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Suspend your imagination and follow the journey of early settlers coming to the east side of North America and making their way west. Party goers will get face to face with a skunk, a bird of prey, an invertebrate (e.g. cockroach), giant snapping turtle, a crocodilian, a large snake, and so much more. This fun, highly educational show highlights the diversity of species found on our great continent and encourages children to act locally to save species at home. Book this amazing journey across North America with one of our incredible presenters.
  • FRONTIER I – $345.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • FRONTIER II – $445.00 +13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax – Frontier II includes 2 handlers for a larger crocodilian and a true giant snake.
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #5  – CARE OF MAGICAL CREATURES

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Encounter animals from around the world, highlighting magical, legendary, and mythological animals from literature and pop culture. Explore where the worlds of fantasy and fact collide in this entertaining presentation that ties the mystical and imaginary creatures from books, movies and myths to the fascinating animal world around us. This party features a bird of prey, mammals, snakes, lizards, amphibians, and invertebrates. 
  • COST: $295 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

UPGRADE YOUR EVENT

Meet and Greet with Feature Animals

  • Want to pet an alligator, or meet a giant reticulated python? Little Ray’s can upgrade your event with a unique and cool feature animal. Costs vary depending on animal. Please call or email us for details

 

 

THEME #2: RELEASE THE RADICAL SCIENTIST!

Come visit our Radical Science Website – or see below for Birthday Party options!

Option 1: CRAZY CHEMISTRY

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Explore chemistry with amazing experiments ranging from ‘Firework Demonstrations’, ‘Volcano Bubble Baths’, ‘Misty Showers’, ‘Miniature Rockets’, and the energizing display of the powers of electricity. Party wraps up with with our slimy polymer science and each guest gets to keep their creation. 
  • COST: $260 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • Additional upgrades: ‘Flash Points and Fire Gloves’, ‘Catch the Gas’, ‘Light it Up’, and ‘Silly Polymer Putty’. $50 per upgrade
  • BOOK us now

 

Option 2: PARTY PREHISTORIC 

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Become a palaeontologist by discovering and learning about dinosaurs and fossils. Includes fossils for kids to uncover themselves! Recommended for ages 3-6 years.
  • COST: $195 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

UPGRADE YOUR RADICAL SCIENCE EVENT

Cotton Candy Science $95+ (pricing based on number of guests)

  • A yummy addition to any party! Following a quick lesson in states of matter, the kids observe as the scientist transforms grains of sugar into strings of sweet candy floss!

Rocket Launch $50  

  • The basics of aerodynamics and flight followed by a field trip! We head outdoors where the kids witness one of our rockets launch! These rockets take off at about 200km/hr and soar at least 10 storeys high! Launches require some open space and are weather permitting.

Thor’s Hammer $50

  • Step into the  marvellous world of Asgard and discover which of your guests are worthy to hoist the legendary hammer of Thor. No need to hit the gym first, this is only for the pure of heart (and those who understand the secrets of electromagnetism).

BRING THE ZOO TO YOU!

  • Get up close and personal with some amazing creatures in the comfort of your home.  All our “at home” packages are fun as well as educational.  We’ll explain all the neat things about each animal in a fun and relaxed manner, and of course the children will be able to touch and/or hold just about every animal we bring safely under the supervision of your presenter.
  • Animals are selected from the ‘feature animals list’ which is finalized on the day of your party based on their overall health, wellness and temperament that day.

 

PACKAGE #1 – Reptiles of the World – Where Cold Blooded Meets Warm Hearted!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Join our amazing staff on a trip around the world learning about reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates that call a variety of environments and continents their home. This fun, energetic, educational program introduces partygoers to spectacular animals from around the world and highlights their adaptations for survival in a wide variety of ecosystems, each of which present unique challenges. This presentation includes 8-10 animals featuring snakes, lizards, turtle, tortoise, amphibians (example: frog, toad, salamander) and an invertebrate (example: cockroach).
  • $210.00 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #2 – The BIG Show!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Our most popular package! Encounter animals from around the world, highlighting their adaptations for survival in a wide variety of ecosystems, each of which present unique challenges. Featuring larger snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, and amphibians, invertebrates, and a crocodilian (crocodile, alligator, or caiman)!
  • $275.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #3  Nature’s Ninjas – Defences of the Animal Kingdom!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Explore some of the animal kingdom’s strangest and awesome methods of self defence. Every species of animal has evolved some mechanism to protect themselves from attack. Some of these means of self defence are more obvious than others but make no mistake every animal has a self defence strategy; size, claws, teeth, venom, poison, etc. Nature’s Ninjas explores some of the most common and most unique mechanisms of self defence in the animal kingdom. Featuring mammals, snakes, lizards, amphibians, invertebrates, and a crocodilian (crocodile, alligator, or caiman).
  • $275.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #4 – WILD FRONTIER

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Suspend your imagination and follow the journey of early settlers coming to the east side of North America and making their way west. Party goers will get face to face with a skunk, a bird of prey, an invertebrate (e.g. cockroach), giant snapping turtle, a crocodilian, a large snake, and so much more. This fun, highly educational show highlights the diversity of species found on our great continent and encourages children to act locally to save species at home. Book this amazing journey across North America with one of our incredible presenters.
  • FRONTIER I – $345.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • FRONTIER II – $445.00 +13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax – Frontier II includes 2 handlers for a larger crocodilian and a true giant snake.
  • BOOK us now

 

PACKAGE #5  – CARE OF MAGICAL CREATURES

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Encounter animals from around the world, highlighting magical, legendary, and mythological animals from literature and pop culture. Explore where the worlds of fantasy and fact collide in this entertaining presentation that ties the mystical and imaginary creatures from books, movies and myths to the fascinating animal world around us. This party features a bird of prey, mammals, snakes, lizards, amphibians, and invertebrates. 
  • COST: $295 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • BOOK us now

 

UPGRADE YOUR EVENT

Meet and Greet with Feature Animals

  • Want to pet an alligator, or meet a giant reticulated python? Little Ray’s can upgrade your event with a unique and cool feature animal. Costs vary depending on animal. Please call or email us for details
  • Contact us 

THEME #1: BRING THE ZOO TO YOU!

  • Get up close and personal with some amazing creatures in the comfort of your home.  All our “at home” packages are fun as well as educational.  We’ll explain all the neat things about each animal in a fun and relaxed manner, and of course the children will be able to touch and/or hold just about every animal we bring safely under the supervision of your presenter.
  • Animals are selected from the ‘feature animals list’ which is finalized on the day of your party based on their overall health, wellness and temperament that day.

 

PACKAGE #1 – Reptiles of the World – Where Cold Blooded Meets Warm Hearted!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Join our amazing staff on a trip around the world learning about reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates that call a variety of environments and continents their home. This fun, energetic, educational program introduces partygoers to spectacular animals from around the world and highlights their adaptations for survival in a wide variety of ecosystems, each of which present unique challenges. This presentation includes 8-10 animals featuring snakes, lizards, turtle, tortoise, amphibians (example: frog, toad, salamander) and an invertebrate (example: cockroach).
  • $210.00 + 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • Contact us to book this show.

 

PACKAGE #2 – The BIG Show!

  • 1 Presenter. Presentation length: 1 hour
  • Our most popular package! Encounter animals from around the world, highlighting their adaptations for survival in a wide variety of ecosystems, each of which present unique challenges. Featuring larger snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, and amphibians, invertebrates, and a crocodilian (crocodile, alligator, or caiman)!
  • $275.00+ 13% HST or applicable provincial sales tax
  • Contact us to book this show.
PACKAGE
Dear USA friends! Please note at this time we do not offer home birthday packages. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Birthday Packages at The Zoo!
When you’ve chosen the package that you’d like – contact us to book your show.

Package #1 – 2 hours in length

Your visit will begin with a 45 minute tour through the zoo and your own private feeding demonstration. Following the feeding show you will have 45 minutes in the party room to do as you please – have lunch or snacks, birthday cake, open gifts, etc. For the last 30 minutes of your party you will have a private hands-on presentation where your guests will be able to see and interact with some of the animals.
  • COST: 250$ + provincial sales tax for the first 15 guests (Please note that the Total Number of Guests includes all adults and children 2 years of age and older that will be present on the day of the birthday party.)
  • Additional guests over the age of 2 at $10.00 each
  • NOTE: This package does not include any food or supplies, but you are more than welcome to bring along any of your own goodies with the exception of nuts)

PACKAGE #2 – 2 hours in length

This package is similar in format to Option 1 but is our all-inclusive birthday deal with all the extras.
  • Printable themed Birthday Party Invites for you to send to your guests
  • Pizza provided. One large pizza for every 4 people attending. Your choice of toppings with a maximum of 2 toppings per pizza.
  • Birthday Cake provided by Sugar & Spice Bakery. These amazing cakes are nut free and you have your choice of chocolate, vanilla, or marble.
  • Drinks include your choice of pop, juice and milk.
  • Party supplies, including plates, cups, napkins, tablecloths and cutlery.
  • A Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo gift for the birthday child.
  • COST: $375.00 + provincial sales tax for the first 15 guests (Please note that the Total Number of Guests includes all adults and children 2 years of age and older that will be present 
  • Additional adults & children at $12.50 each.

PACKAGE #3 – FLASHLIGHT TOUR – 3 hours in length

Available Friday and Saturday evenings only – 5:30-8:30pm. This occurs after hours, so you will have the zoo to yourselves. The first 30 minutes is spent in the zoo, with the lights on, having a look at all the animals that are actually awake during the day. Then you head over to the Rainforest party room where we provide all the fixings.
Once the children are done with the cake & presents, your zookeeper will do a 45 minute to an hour long presentation, specifically on nocturnal animals, and of course everyone will get to touch and hold the critters. This presentation also includes some of our new nocturnal mammals. Then we send you back into the zoo, with all the lights out, and the children get to wander around in the dark with their flashlights, having a look at all the animals that are up and about at night. Party guests are responsible for bringing their own flashlight(s).
Package Includes:
  • Printable themed Birthday Party Invites for you to send to your guests
  • Pizza provided. One large pizza for every 4 people attending. Your choice of toppings with a maximum of two toppings per pizza.
  • Birthday Cake provided by Sugar & Spice Bakery. These amazing cakes are nut free and you have your choice of chocolate, vanilla, or marble.
  • Drinks include your choice of pop, juice and milk.
  • Jungle-themed party supplies, including plates, cups, napkins, tablecloths and cutlery.
  • A Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo gift for the birthday child.
  • COST: $475.00 + provincial sales tax for the first 15 guests (Please note that the Total Number of Guests includes all adults and children 2 years of age and older that will be present on the day of the birthday party.)
  • Additional adults & children at $12.50 each.

Package #1 – 2 hours in length

Your visit will begin with a 45 minute tour through the zoo and your own private feeding demonstration. Following the feeding show you will have 45 minutes in the party room to do as you please – have lunch or snacks, birthday cake, open gifts, etc. For the last 30 minutes of your party you will have a private hands-on presentation where your guests will be able to see and interact with some of the animals.
  • COST: 250$ + provincial sales tax for the first 15 guests (Please note that the Total Number of Guests includes all adults and children 2 years of age and older that will be present on the day of the birthday party.)
  • Additional guests over the age of 2 at $10.00 each
  • NOTE: This package does not include any food or supplies, but you are more than welcome to bring along any of your own goodies with the exception of nuts)

 

PACKAGE #2 – 2 hours in length

This package is similar in format to Option 1 but is our all-inclusive birthday deal with all the extras.
  • Printable themed Birthday Party Invites for you to send to your guests
  • Pizza provided. One large pizza for every 4 people attending. Your choice of toppings with a maximum of 2 toppings per pizza.
  • Birthday Cake provided. These amazing cakes are nut free and you have your choice of chocolate, vanilla, or marble.
  • Drinks include your choice of pop, juice and milk.
  • Party supplies, including plates, cups, napkins, tablecloths and cutlery.
  • A Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo T-shirt for the birthday child.
  • COST: $375.00 + provincial sales tax for the first 15 guests (Please note that the Total Number of Guests includes all adults and children 2 years of age and older that will be present 
  • Additional adults & children at $12.50 each.

 

PACKAGE #3 – FLASHLIGHT TOUR – 3 hours in length

Available Friday and Saturday evenings only – 5:30-8:30pm. This occurs after hours, so you will have the zoo to yourselves. The first 30 minutes is spent in the zoo, with the lights on, having a look at all the animals that are actually awake during the day. Then you head over to the Rainforest party room where we provide all the fixings.
Once the children are done with the cake & presents, your zookeeper will do a 45 minute to an hour long presentation, specifically on nocturnal animals, and of course everyone will get to touch and hold the critters. This presentation also includes some of our new nocturnal mammals. Then we send you back into the zoo, with all the lights out, and the children get to wander around in the dark with their flashlights, having a look at all the animals that are up and about at night. Party guests are responsible for bringing their own flashlight(s).
Package Includes:
  • Printable themed Birthday Party Invites for you to send to your guests
  • Pizza provided. One large pizza for every 4 people attending. Your choice of toppings with a maximum of two toppings per pizza.
  • Birthday Cake provided. These amazing cakes are nut free and you have your choice of chocolate, vanilla, or marble.
  • Drinks include your choice of pop, juice and milk.
  • Jungle-themed party supplies, including plates, cups, napkins, tablecloths and cutlery.
  • A Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo T-shirt for the birthday child.
  • COST: $475.00 + provincial sales tax for the first 15 guests (Please note that the Total Number of Guests includes all adults and children 2 years of age and older that will be present on the day of the birthday party.)
  • Additional adults & children at $12.50 each.