A Guide to Birthday Party Petting Zoos & Farms in Collin County

Birthday Petting Zoos for Parties and Farms in Collin County

If you’re throwing an animal-themed birthday party, then you may want to situate your celebration near some actual live animals. Here’s where you can do that!

Preston Trail Farms | Gunter

Located just past Celina, Preston Trail Farms has a petting farm, pavilions for rent, farm train, pumpkin patch and seasonal fun in the fall, and more. See link for more details and to book your spot.

Heritage Farmstead Museum | Plano

They do big events like weddings, which is what most of the official info at the link refers to. But it’s a sweet spot for a children’s birthday party, so contact Susan at [email protected] to discuss smaller-scale events.

EQ Kids Club | Cross Roads

The folks behind this beloved Frisco play place moved out to the country a couple years ago. They offer private parties on the farm—reach out at the link to discuss your specifics.

Cathy’s Critters | Princeton

Farm parties have a two-hour minimum and include activities in the Big Barn like pony rides, petting zoo, exotic animal presentations, and more. Outside food and drink are allowed, but there’s no refrigerator, so be advised! Hint: There’s a nearby Pizza Hut that delivers.

DFW Reptarium | Plano

Reptiles! A fun and education tour guide provides up-close animal encounters and hands-on animal interactions and feeding opportunities in the private party room. More details at the link. Please reserve at least three weeks in advance.

Oba Farms | Greenville (and DFW)

East of Farmersville is Oba Farms, home to a variety of farm animals, and both indoor and outdoor party space. You can also check out their mobile petting zoo packages here.

The Creature Teacher

Brings educational and entertaining presentations to you. Choose five or more select animals from the Creature Gallery at the link for a unique party experience.

Llamazing Party Animals | DFW

Mobile petting zoos and pony parties, featuring llamas, alpacas, mini donkeys, horses, ponies, pigs, bunnies, sheepdogs, goats and more. See link for booking form. Bonus: how to throw a llama-themed birthday party!

My Petting Zoo Party | DFW

Birthday party packages include bunnies, chinchillas, tortoises, guinea pigs, and similarly small, docile animals. There’s a $25–$50 travel fee and they do not travel to Little Elm, Prosper, and a few other spots (start the booking process to see exact details on travel).

A One of a Kind Petting Zoo | DFW

This mobile petting zoo offers packages for indoor or outdoor events. Kids get to pet and feed the petting zoo animals for a fully interactive experience They also offer pony parties, combo parties, and pony carousels. See link for pricing including how to calculate their gas mileage add-on.

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