Plan Your After Hours Party
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.
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 for 75 guests. Available May - September from 6 - 9 p.m.
Komodo Kingdom: $1,000
Enjoy all of Komodo Kingdom for your group. Rental fee includes 75 guests with private access to our Komodo dragon, Galapagos tortoises, rainforest and Curious Creatures.
Owl Package: $3,700
Rent the entire zoo just for your event! The package includes animals on habitat, admission and parking for 200 guests and use of our covered picnic areas. Available May - September from 6 - 9 p.m.
Enjoy a piece of the zoo for your group: $1,000
Reserve an area (listed below) for your next event! The package includes admission and parking for 75 guests with animals in that area on habitat. Available May - September from 6 - 9 p.m.
- Landon & Cynthia Knight Pride of Africa
- Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia (opening May 29)
- Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge
- Legends of the Wild
Additional Admission: $8 per person
- $200 per hour - Carousel & train rides
- $55 - Animal encounter (per animal)
- $900 - Exclusive use of Photo Booth
- $50 - Gift Shop to be open for event
Nonprofit organizations will receive a 10% discount off. Discounts do not apply to admission fees or extras.
GroupRentals@akronzoo.org or 330-375-2550 ext. 7384.
Minimum 60 day advanced booking required. To book your party, contact our Group Rental department at