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Event Booth Space

Are you looking for an affordable way to gain public awareness for your group, company, or organization? Booth space is available at Zoo Boise’s biggest events of the year. This is a great opportunity to promote your organization, grow your brand, or sample and demonstrate your products to 1000’s of kids, parents, and families.

Zoo Boise welcomes over 350,000 visitors every year and our events draw a large percentage of those visitors.  Depending on the event, they can be heavily promoted on social media (23,000+ fans on Facebook, 1,900+ followers on Twitter, 1,000+ followers on Instagram), biweekly e-newsletter (7,250+ subscribers), biyearly printed newsletter (5,000+ subscribers), radio, print, & web sponsors and advertisements, school flyers (15,000+ Boise School District elementary families), Zoo Boise website, community calendars, and banners inside and outside of the zoo.

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2017 Schedule of Events

  • Wild at Heart  – Saturday, February 4
  • Easter Eggstravaganza – Saturday, April 8
  • Galactic Day at Zoo Boise – Saturday, June 17
  • Bowling for Rhinos (20th Century Lanes) – TBD
  • Run Wild – Saturday, July 22
  • Zoobilee – Saturday, September 23
  • Spooktacular – October 13-15, 20-22
  • Boo at the Zoo – Saturday, October 28
  • Claus ‘n Paws – Saturday, December 2

Attendance, Media, & Cost

Wild at Heart

Date: Saturday, February 4
Attendance: 4,000-6,000
Booth Cost: $100
Activities: Animals receive Valentines Day enrichments, face painting, photo-ops, and more
Free to the public

Easter EGGstravaganza

Date: Saturday, April 8
Attendance: 5,000-7,000
Booth Cost: $300
Activities: Easter Egg scrambles, face paining, games, photo-ops, and more!
Easter Egg scrambles all day long, broken up by age groups

Galactic Day at Zoo Boise

Date: Saturday, June 17
Booth Cost: $300
Activities: Star Wars and other sci-fi themed entertainment, characters, photo-ops, Q&A with actors, animal enrichments and much more!

Spooktacular

Date: October 13-15, 20-22
Attendance: 3,000
Booth Cost: 1 evening – $150, 3 evenings – $400, 6 evenings – $750
Activities: An evening lighted walking tour through the zoo, with Halloween themed activities and entertainment
Merry-Not-Scary Fun Fest for kids and families

Boo at the Zoo

Date: Saturday, October 28
Attendance: 8,000-10,000, as many as 13,000
Booth Cost: $300
Activities: Costume contests all day long, CANDY, Halloween themed enrichments for the animals, games, photo-ops, and more!
Zoo Boise’s largest event of the year!

Claus n’ Paws

Date: Saturday, December 2
Attendance: 3,000-6,000
Booth Cost: $100
Activities: Holiday gifts for the animal residents, Santa Claus, face painting, and more
Free to the public

Wildlife Conservation

Zoo Boise turns the act of visiting a zoo into a conservation action.  Part of every admission and proceeds from our most popular attractions go to the Zoo Boise Conservation Fund which supports the protection of wild animals in Idaho and around the world.  Helping endangered species is easy and fun at Zoo Boise.

While we all care about animals and want to protect them in the wild, knowing how to help can be a challenge.  So Zoo Boise has redefined itself as a vehicle to help our visitors save endangered species.  Now, when families in the Treasure Valley visit the zoo, they just don’t see animals, they help save animals as well.

Want to know more about conservation at Zoo Boise? Please visit our Conservation page.

Application

Want more information? Please contact our event coordinator at 208-608-7744 or email.