Facility Rentals

Discovery Center 

Accommodates no more than 50 people.

Private Parties

  • $20 deposit is required
  • Fee:
    • Member $16 per hour; Non-Member $20 per hour during zoo operating hours
    • Member $24 per hour; Non-Member $30 per hour for after-hour events
  • The Discovery Center is recommended for children's birthday parties
  • Birthday Party Package available

Binner Room

Private Receptions & Parties

  • $50 refundable deposit is required
  • *Fee:  Member $32 per hour; Non-Member $40 per hour (For non-profits, service  clubs and government agencies we offer special pricing. Please contact  Zoe at 620-694-2652 for pricing information).
  • After Hours Fee: Member $40 per hour; Non-Member $50 per hour
  • Rental fee accommodates no more than 50 people
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Children parties are not recommended in the Binner Room

View the Binner Room Facility Rental (PDF).

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Zoo Grounds 

Private parties, company picnics, etc: 

  • $100 deposit is required
  • After Hours Fee for a maximum of 150 guests for not less than 2 hours and not more 6 hours is Member $80 per hour; Non-Member $100 per hour
  • Zoo exhibits and restrooms will remain open. Access to the visitor center, gift shop and train will be closed unless otherwise specified
  • If renting the Binner room in combination with the Zoo Grounds, rental fee for the Binner room is waived

Zoo Library 

  • Fee: Member $16 per hour; Non-Member $20 per hour during zoo operating hours
  • Meetings and Retreats
  • No Deposit is required
  • Seating for 10 to 12 around conference room table

Booking Information

All reservations are required 10 days in advance. All rentals will  require a signed rental agreement with payment. All after hours  scheduling is subject to staffing availability and must be approved via  the director or curator.

If you want your event to be extra wild, consider adding an animal encounter or educational presentation. View more information.

For booking information contact Zoe Schumm, Sales and Development Manager by phone at 620-694-2652 or email Zoe Schumm.