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Private Events

Your event, here.

Have an event coming? Then we have the place for it. Company events, functions, groups, reunions, picnics  – you can hold them all at the Zoo, with aquarium or forest backdrops and animals as the special guests!

Start planning.

Weddings, Parties and Picnics

Family Celebrations
Company Events
Zoolights parties

Animal Ambassadors

Invite a furry, feathered or four-footed guest.

An expert staff biologist will introduce your group to one of the Zoo’s resident animal ambassadors and explain how they survive in the wild. (Availability varies depending on event type.)

Available animals:

  • African emperor scorpion
  • African white-bellied hedgehog
  • Ball python
  • Bald eagle
  • Black breasted leaf turtle
  • Blue-tongued skink
  • Burrowing owl
  • Chicken
  • Coendou
  • Domestic ferret
  • Domestic guinea pig
  • Domestic dog
  • Eastern box turtle
  • Emerald tree boa
  • Eurasian eagle owl
  • Giant African millipede
  • Giant African pouched rat (HeroRAT)
  • Green iguana
  • Green-winged macaw
  • Hingeback tortoise
  • American kestrel
  • Madagascar hissing cockroach
  • Opossum
  • Pancake tortoise
  • Prehensile-tailed skink
  • Radiated tortoise
  • Rhinoceros iguana
  • Rainbow boa
  • Southern tamandua
  • Three-banded armadillo
  • Tomato frog
  • Two-toed sloth

Presentations are approximately 15 minutes long, require an extra fee and are subject to animal and staff availability.

Choose Your Venue

Pacific Seas Aquarium
Education Center
Asian Forest Sanctuary
Pacific Rim Plaza
Plaza Cafe
Picnic Pavilion

Ready to book?

Don't forget to check out the Event Policies before booking!

Questions? Contact Cynthia Therrien at or call 253.404.3823