Facility Rentals

Education and Event Center 

Private Parties, Meetings, Small Events

  • $50 refundable security deposit is required at time of booking, remaining fees are due two weeks in advance
  • Between 10:30 AM & 4:30 PM, rental fees are $60/hour  
    • $40/hour for Friends of the Zoo Members 
  • After hours rental fees are $100/hour (will require special approval) 
    • $80/hour for Friends of the Zoo members. 
  • Rental times include an additional 30 minutes for set-up and clean up at no charge.

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*Due to end-of-year events Facility Rentals close for the 2023 season on October 8th. We are not currently accepting any on-grounds party requests.*

Birthday Party Packages available

Zoo Grounds 

After Hours Parties, Company Picnics, Events: 

  • $100 refundable security deposit is required at time of booking; remaining fees are due two weeks in advance
  • Between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM, rental fees are $150/hour, $125/hour for FOTZ members
  • Zoo exhibits and restrooms will remain open. Access to the visitor center, gift shop and train will be closed unless otherwise specified. Additional amenity fees may apply. 
  • Use of the Education and Event Center can be added on to the grounds rental for an additional $20/hour and $10/hour for FOTZ members. 

*Due to end-of-year events Grounds Rentals close for the 2023 season on October 8th. We are not currently accepting any on-grounds party requests.*

Booking Information

All reservations are required 14 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 by staff.

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

For booking information email Hannah.