Our event specialists treat you as the “mane” attraction and cater to your needs by offering amazing experiences, distinctive menus and a beautiful atmosphere, making every event remarkable.


Looking for ways to take your event to the next level? Denver Zoo offers several options to enhance and enrich your event from animal encounters to rides on the Conservation Carousel.

Daytime Events


Norgren Hall is our largest indoor facility with large floor to ceiling windows and a spectacular view of Predator Ridge and the Gerenuk exhibits.  ConocoPhillips Zoo Gardens is our largest single space for outdoor events.   The Gardens feature an indoor event space and outdoor garden plaza, perfect for those spring, summer and fall events.  Lastly, experience an outdoor picnic or event in our Giraffe Meadow.  Ideal for your summer picnic.  Daytime events are during park normal hours.  Ask about our non-profit discounts.

ConocoPhillips Zoo Gardens:  Half-day, $3500. Full-day, $7000.

Half-day rental includes 150 admission tickets.  Full-day rental includes 400 admission tickets.

Norgren Hall:  Half-day, $2800. Full-day, $3500.

Daytime rental includes 150 Zoo admission tickets.

Bighorn, Trout and Crane Rooms (each): Half-day, $800. Full-day, $1000.

Daytime rental includes 40 Zoo admission tickets.

Grasslands and Treetop Studios (each): Half-day, $800. Full-day, $1000.

Daytime rental includes 40 Zoo admission tickets.

Kibongi Conference Room: Half-day, $700. Full-day, $900.

Daytime rental includes 20 Zoo admission tickets.

*All facility rental rates are tax exempt.  A catering minimum spend per person is required for most events at the Zoo.  (Tax and service fee applies to all catering options).  Half-day rental times may vary based on seasons and event types.  Full payment of rental fees is required at time of contract.  Additional tickets are $15 each unless otherwise noted.  Daytime event rentals are available for up to 2,000 guests per event.  For larger events, please consult our team and learn about our Rent the Zoo options and after-hours experiences.  Denver Zoo is a rain or shine facility.



Contact the Sales and Hospitality Team

We look forward to hosting your next event at the Denver Zoo.  Feel free to contact us and we’ll be with you shortly.

Phone:  720.337.1442