Enjoy 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.

Komodo Kingdom


Host a party in our Komodo Kingdom building! The rental allows you to visit our Komodo dragon, Galapagos tortoises, rainforest and Curious Creatures habitats after-hours and includes admission for 75 guests.

Half Zoo Rental


Reserve half of the zoo for a wild party! Packages include animals in selected areas in their habitats, plus admission and parking for 125 guests.

Available May - Sept. from 6 - 9 p.m.

Available Areas
  • Upper Zoo: Pride of Africa, Grizzly Ridge and Wild Asia
  • Lower Zoo: Legends of the Wild, Komodo Kingdom and Wild Asia

Full Zoo Rental


Rent the entire zoo just for your event! This package includes animals in their habitats, admission and parking for 200 guests, and use of our covered picnic areas.

Available May - Sept. from 6 - 9 p.m.


  • Carousel rides ($200 per hour)
  • Train rides ($200 per hour)
  • Animal encounter ($55 per animal)
  • Exclusive use of Photo Booth ($900)
  • Gift Shop to be open for the event ($50)

Nonprofit organizations will receive a 10% discount on their rental. Discounts do not apply to admission fees or extras.

Minimum 60-day advanced booking required. To book your party, contact our Group Rental department at GroupRentals@akronzoo.org or 330-375-2550 ext. 7384