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After Hours Parties


Plan Your After Hours Party

After Hours PartiesCome 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.

Lehner Family Zoo Gardens: $1,000

Great for cocktail parties! This package includes access to the beautiful Lehner Family Zoo Gardens, Nature's View and parking. Available May - August from 6 - 9 p.m.

Komodo Kingdom: $2,500

Perfect for banquets, receptions and parties. Available year round for three hours 6 – 11 p.m. Additional hours available $200 per hour.

Owl Package: $3,700

Rent the entire zoo just for your event! The package includes animals on exhibit, admission and parking for 200 guests and use of our covered picnic areas. Available May - September from 6 - 9 p.m.


  • $500 - Legends of the Wild: Includes access to Penguin Point and Legends of the Wild exhibits for the first hour of your event.
  • $200 per hour - Carousel & train rides
  • $50 - Animal encounter

Nonprofit organizations will receive a 10% discount off. 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.