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Special Offer

Does your child’s birthday get overshadowed by the holidays? Book a party package at the Historic Carousel for their October, November or December birthday to make their day truly special!

As a bonus during those months, if you also purchase an Animal Encounter, Face Painter, or a catering package from Lancer, your group will enjoy FREE unlimited Carousel rides during the party.*


A guaranteed party of a lifetime, the Historic Carousel features two special party rooms for the birthday child's party and carousel rides for up to 15 guests. Kids will delight in riding these antique carousel horses and it's sure to be a party remembered for the rest of their life!.

Availability: Between Oct. 1 - Apr. 30: 10:00 a.m. - noon, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.; between May 1 - Sept. 30, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., 12:30 - 2:30 p.m., 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. 

Capacity: Two rooms available (separate rental charge for each room). Each room holds up to 25 people.

Basic rental fee: $275 for two hours. Includes room rental, tables and chairs, zoo admission and a carousel ride for up to 15 guests. Ten percent discount for zoo members. $10 each additional person over 15 people. Birthday child is free!

Food: If you would like your birthday party catered by Lancer Catering, click here for menus.



*Offer good on new bookings only. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Not eligible for donation redemptions. Eligible parties must take place in October, November or December 2014 and must have invoices closed by November 15th. Unlimited carousel rides valid for paid guests only.


1. Check the planning guide for basic information on booking your birthday party

2. Check availability: Oct. 1 - Apr. 30: 10:00 a.m. - noon, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.; May 1 - Sept. 30: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., 12:30 - 2:30 p.m., 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Email us for availability or fill out our inquiry form.

3. Book Your Party! Email your name, birthday child's name and age, address, phone number, desired date and time slot to We will send you a birthday party reservation form for you to complete.

4. To finalize your party, please sign and return your contract with down payment to


For Woodland Park Zoo event inquiries, please fill out this online form. 

Email or call 206.548.2590 for event planning information

For complete catering information and menus, visit Lancer's website or contact: 206.548.2497,


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