Serengeti Springs at the Hattiesburg Zoo is THE place to celebrate birthdays or special events. Let our team do the work for you so that you can enjoy your special occasion.
Party Packages are booked in 2.5 hour increments
11:00 am – 1:30 pm I 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Birthday Parties and Celebrations are held in Banda I, II or III, depending on the size of your party. All Bandas are covered and have seating and dining tables. For those booking their celebration from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., food will be delivered between 11:30 p.m. and 12:00 p.m., and for those with a celebration from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., food will be delivered between 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. At the conclusion of your celebration you and your party will need to clear the Banda so that our team can prepare the space for the next event. You are welcome to continue to enjoy the Water Park.
Does Serengeti Springs allow a Birthday Cake to be brought in?
Yes, Serengeti Springs does allow guests to bring in a birthday cake at no charge.
Do I need to purchase tickets for children under the age of two?
Children under the age of two are always free and do not need an admission ticket. Children age two and older do require an admission ticket.
How far in advance do I need to buy celebration package tickets?
Celebration packages must be reserved and paid for at least 14 days in advance.
Can I pay a deposit for my package?
All celebration packages must be paid in full at the time of reservation.
Does the celebration package come with a cabana reservation?
Celebration packages do not include a cabana reservation. Cabana reservations are sold separately.
Do parents or guests who are not swimming need an admission ticket?
Every person who enters the park (with the exception of guests under the age of two) must have an admission ticket. Add-on tickets for additional party guests are available for purchase with the party package.
Can I bring in my own decorations?
You are welcome to bring in your own decorations; however, pinatas, balloons and confetti are not permitted.
What if I need to cancel or move my celebration to another date?
Celebrations are non-refundable. We are happy to move your celebration to another available date, at least 7 days in advance, at no additional cost to you.
What toppings will come on the pizza?
You can choose between cheese or pepperoni pizza. Our party coordinator will reach out to you prior to your event to go over your celebration package details.
Are my admission tickets valid all day or just during my party time?
Admission tickets included with any celebration package are valid for all day admission on the day or your celebration.
Where can I sit before and/or after my party?
You may use any area of the park open for general public before or after your designated party time.
Please fill out the form below and our booking coordinator will be in touch to help organize your Celebration at Serengeti Springs at the Hattiesburg Zoo.