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  and $40/hour Friends of the Zoo Members 
  • For after hours events (will require special approval), rental fees are $100/hour and $80/hour for FOTZ members. 
  • Rental times include an additional 30 minutes for set-up and clean up at no charge.


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. 

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 email Jessica.