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Private Events

Unique settings to entertain and inspire

The Los Angeles Zoo offers a variety of beautiful natural locations for parties of any size, from 20 to 500 guests. These outdoor venues are ideal settings for cocktail receptions, company picnics, corporate dinners, galas, holiday parties, wrap parties, trade shows and milestone events, including baby or wedding showers, engagement parties, quinceañeras, wedding receptions, and more. Many special enhancements can be added to private events. Watch this space for updates on offerings and availability.

For more information about event packages and locations, please email or fill out the Private Event Inquiry Form below.

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Party Locations

  • Entry Plaza
  • Reggie’s Bistro
  • Eucalyptus Grove
  • Treetops Terrace
  • Gazebo #1 and Gazebo #2
  • Cambodia Pavillion
  • Stilt House at Rainforest of the Americas
  • Zoopendous Plaza
  • Elephant Circle
  • Thai Pavilion
  • Mahale Mountain
  • Tiger Plaza
  • Witherbee Auditorium

Special Enhancements

  • Carousel rides
  • Docent-led tours or scavenger hunts (daytime events only)
  • Caricature artist
  • Entertainment and games


The Private and Corporate Events Manager will introduce you to a representative from Taste of the Wild Catering, who will work with you on creating the perfect menu for your event and your budget.

Zoo Admission Tickets

Zoo admission tickets are required for private events held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Group Ticket Pricing for Daytime Admission
Adults (age 13+)$19 ($3 off regular admission)
Children (ages 2 to 12)$16 ($1 off regular admission)
Children under 2FREE
Group pricing available for groups of 15 or more. Prices subject to change without notice.