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Zoo After-Hours Event Request Form

  1. Looking to book a private evening event at the zoo? You are in the right place! Please completely fill out the request below and the guest services department staff will be in touch with you to confirm your event details.
  2. Pricing and Scheduling

    $650 plus tax ($200 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking). Admission per participant: adults (age 13-61) are $8.00 each. Children (age 3-12) are $5.50 each. Seniors (age 62 & older) are $6.50. Children age 2 and under are $0.50.

  3. What is Included

    Two-hour rental of the Tent on the Green from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (additional time can be requested. See cost below) and ten (10) picnic tables (one is ADA). Tent area seats approximately 100 people. If additional picnic tables are needed, renter will be required to pay for their rental through IF Parks Dept. Events only available for booking from May-September.

  4. What is Not Included

    Admission is NOT included in event price. Your guests will pay the group rates listed above; additional tables and chairs only provided upon request (limited amount available); 10'x10' pop-up tents upon request (max of five at $35 each); must provide all of your own supplies including extensions cords (220V not available). 

    Optional: a visit from one of the Animal Ambassadors ($50 additional fee, zookeepers' choice), staffed Children's Zoo ($50 additional fee) additional hours may be requested at $200 per hour. NOTE: If your guests and/or vendors remain in the zoo after the event end-time, you will be charged at least an additional hour.

  5. Fully Staffed Children's Zoo?*

    Would you like the goat petting area open during your event?

  6. Will you have a caterer or other subcontractor?*

    If your event has a caterer, face painter, snow cone/cotton candy vendor, etc. PLEASE let us know. Your vendors MUST make prior arrangements with the Zoo Guest Services Supervisor on setup, arrival time, takedown, etc. AT LEAST one week before event. Let your vendor know they should begin breaking down and cleaning up a minimum of 30 minutes before your event ends, and they must have vacated the zoo by the time your event ends (otherwise, you'll be charged an additional hour if they remain after the event end time).

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