April 2014


Come experience the wonder of the Akron Zoo in the evening after it closes to the public. After hours parties offer a private and unique experience while the animals are most active.

Owl package
Available May - August from 6 - 9 p.m. The package includes animals on exhibit, admission, parking and use of our covered picnic areas.
Friday - Sunday - $3,300*
Monday - Thursday - $3,100*
*Up to 200 guests. $6 each addtional guest over 200. Special pricing for groups over 500 guests.
Carousel & train rides - $200 per hour
Animal encounter - $35
Lehner Family Zoo Gardens - Great for cocktail parties
Available May - August from 6 - 9 p.m. This package includes access to the beautiful Lenhner Family Zoo Gardens, Nature's View and parking.
Friday - Sunday - $1,000*
Monday - Thursday - $800*

*Up to 150 guests. $6 each addtional guest over 150.

Komodo Kingdom -
Great for banquets, receptions and parties

Available year round, one hour after the zoo closes until 11 p.m.

Three hour rental.

Friday - Sunday - $1,900

Monday - Thursday - $1,700

Additional hour - $200

Legends of the Wild
Includes access to Penguin Point and Legends of the Wild exhibits. Available to add on to the Komodo Kingdom package or the Lehner Family Zoo Gardens package for the first hour of your event.


Price - $500


Nonprofit organizations will recive a 15% discount off indoor facility fees and evening events and a 10% discount off outdoor picnic packages. Discounts do not apply to admission fees or extras.


Minimum 60 day advanced booking required. To book your party, please contact Kathy Mariani at (330) 375-2550 ext. 7230 or email her at kmmariani@akronzoo.org