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Evening Zoo Rentals

Looking for a wild place to host your next private party or corporate event?  Look no further! Zoo Boise is available for private group rentals, after regular operating hours.

What better way to celebrate with family and friends or to thank your employees than to have Zoo Boise open for them after hours?  Add great food and exciting activities and you are sure to have an event everyone remembers!

Zoo Boise is doing everything possible to insure the safety of our staff, as well as daily visitors, and guests of private after-hour events. Our staff will use appropriate protective wear at all times.

We are complying with all state, county, city and CDC guidelines.

Zoo Rental Cost

Evening Rentals

Summer Price Schedule: May – Labor Day

Group Size Thur – Sat Sun – Wed
0-99 $1,200 $1,000
100-299 $3,000 $2,500
300-599 $3,500 $3,000
600-999 $4,000 $3,500
1000-1499 $5,000 $4,500

For groups of more than 1,500 please consult our event coordinator.

Shoulder Season Schedule: April and Labor Day – October  

Group Size Thur – Sat Sun – Wed
0-99 $1,000 $950
100-299 $2,500 $2,000
300-599 $3,000 $2,500
600-999 $4,000 $3,000
1000-1499 $4,500 $4,000

For groups of more than 1,500 please consult our event coordinator.

Winter Price Schedule: November – March 
Gorongosa National Park Exhibit Only

Group Size Thur –  Sat Sun –  Wed
0-100 $1,000 $800
101-250 $1,500 $1,200

Rental prices include all attendees ages 0 and up. Annual passes may not be applied to rental fee. All after-hour private events begin at 5:30pm and end at 9:00pm.

All prices are subject to 6% Idaho Sales Tax. Tax exempt organizations must provide ST-101 to rental coordinator at time of reservation.

Catering Menu

Photo and featured image (cropped to fit) by Jahni Lynn Photography – www.jahnilynnphoto.com

Taste of the Wild Catering provides excellent service and quality culinary creations. We engage our guests in a socially valuable experience through our partnership with Zoo Boise.

Taste of the Wild Catering Menu

If you have any questions, please send us an EMAIL.

Table & Chair Rentals

Zoo Boise has non-movable tables and chairs to accommodate 180 guests in our event plaza. Use of these items is included in your rental fee.

Should you require additional seating in the plaza, or if you decide to set up in another location, we also have a limited amount of tables and chairs available to rent.

Available items are:
5ft round tables (12) $7.00 each
6ft rectangle tables (8) $7.00 each
30in bistro tables (18) $8.00 each
Folding chairs (120) $1.00 each
Linens are available through Taste of the Wild Catering Company.

Any additional needs will be your responsibility to arrange through a rental company.

If your group or organization is interested in potentially renting Zoo Boise for an afterhours event, please complete this short questionnaire.

Once the questionnaire has been submitted, you will be notified as to whether or not your preferred date is available. If not, you will be given other options. When your date and amenities have been confirmed, a contract will be created for your review. Once agreement is in place, you will be invoiced. A 50% deposit is due at that time to secure your reservation. Remaining balance is due 5 business days prior to scheduled event.

Evening Zoo Rental Contact Form

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