Looking for a wild place to host a birthday party, client appreciation, company picnic, or other event during the day, but don’t need the zoo exclusively to yourself?
Private outdoor space is available and can be reserved in two-hour time frames between 10:30am and 4:30 pm. Locations will be assigned according to group size and event needs. Space will include tables and chairs to accommodate your group.
The zoo concession stands are also an option. Outside food and beverages (non-alcoholic) are allowed during daytime events, however no outside catering companies are permitted onsite.
- Daytime Reserved Space Price List
Group Size Fee 0-49 $100 50-99 $150 100-149 $200
Fees do not include daily admission. All guests must pay standard admission fees or present a FoZB annual pass upon entry, Hosts have the option to pay for all or part of their group, or have guests pay individually.
Zoo Boise currently has one indoor space available for private events. The space will accommodate up to 30 guests and is reserved based on availability. Rental fee for indoor space is $100 per hour, plus daily zoo admission per person.
All prices are subject to 6% Idaho Sales Tax. Tax exempt organizations must provide ST-101 to rental coordinator at time of reservation.
- Optional Amenities
Additional amenities may be added to your event if desired.
Face Paint & Temporary Tattoos 1.5 hours $100 Animal Presentation .5 hours $150
Animals used for presentations are from the education collection and are limited to availability. Specific animals cannot be guaranteed in advance. Presentations will be held at your reserved space. Guest will have the opportunity to have up-close interactions with the animals and zoo keeper.
Other activities such as Carousel, Giraffe Encounter, Sloth Bear Encounter, Zoo Farm, Conservation Cruise (seasonal), and Butterflies in Bloom (seasonal) are available to the public daily and may be participated in.
Please complete the form below and the event coordinator will contact you within three days.