On Safari Party at Scovill Zoo
Go wild with a party at Scovill Zoo!
Birthday Party Rental includes the following:
- Use of the rental area for 90 minutes; options include the Outdoor Wolf Deck or Shilling Environmental Education Center.
- Option 1: Zoo admission and train passes for up to 25 people. This deal is $175 at the Wolf Deck or $200 at the Shilling Ed Center.
- Option 2: Zoo admission, train, and carousel for up to 25 people. This deal is $225 at the Wolf Deck or $250 at the Ed Center.
- Reduced rates offered for Zoo members.
Additional Party Options:
- 20-minute animal presentation (for children turning 6 and older): $50
- Safari Snack Sack (Includes hot dog, applesauce cup, animal crackers, and a small drink): $6.50 per person
- Sno-cones: $1.50
- Additional admission + train passes are $7 per person
(Above Items include Sales Tax and need to be booked in advance at 217/421-7435)
On Safari Parties are available for individuals aged 0 – 16. You may bring your own cake, ice cream, and drinks. Clear drinks only in the Education Center, please. No cooking or heating devices of any kind are allowed on the zoo grounds. Payments for On Safari Parties must be paid in full, in advance. Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to rental to receive a refund. Subject to a $25 cancellation fee.
Call 217-421-7435 to schedule your Scovill Zoo party today.
Scovill Park Gazebo
The Scovill Park Gazebo is a popular location for weddings. Walk down the aisle surrounded by flowers. Say “I do” in the gardens in Scovill Park. Rental dates are from Easter – October. Rental hours are from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. or 5 – 9 p.m. To reserve this lovely gazebo, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435.
Scovill Garden House
Enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Decatur in the beautiful former summer home of Guy and Rose Scovill. The Scovill Garden House features kitchen facilities and seating for up to 35 guests. Perfect for showers, reunions and corporate retreats. Call 421-7435 for reservations.
Shilling Environmental Education Center at Scovill Zoo
Located on the grounds of Scovill Zoo, the Shilling Environmental Education Center is the perfect site for your next meeting, wedding, reception or reunion. The Shilling Ed Center has two separate rooms, each available for rental and each room can hold up to 75 guests. Please call 217-421-7435 for reservations.
Other Park District Parties
Be sure to check out all of the Park District’s great party options! Decatur Park District Party Options
Sports/Bounce Party at the DISC
Your guests can play on an inflatable bounce house, climb the rock wall, use the batting cage, and play basketball, volleyball, soccer, or NEW bubble ball sports! Add the Party Room for an additional minimal cost. Call Melissa at the DISC at 429-3472 to schedule your party! DISC Party Options
Bubble Soccer Party at the DISC
Add some excitement to your next party with the latest craze, Bubble Soccer! Rentals include all necessary equipment and a staff member to referee. Parties and rental options are available for ages 8 and up. A great company team-building idea! For details, call 429-3472 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. View the Bubble Ball Party flyer.
Overlook Adventure Park Party
Overlook Adventure Park is Decatur’s most exciting party place, featuring mini golf, a high ropes course, and batting cages! Add treats from Mister Softee for a one-stop, active, FUN event for all ages! Call Overlook Adventure Park at 422-2316 for rates and packages!
Creative Arts Party at the PARC
Your 2-hour party at Poage Arts & Recreation Center will include themed activities, crafts, games, and costumes (upon request). Call 421-6648, EXT. 3 for more information!