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Private & Corporate Events

Centrally located in the middle of picturesque William Land Park, the Sacramento Zoo is one of the region’s most unique and memorable event venues. With onsite catering, a variety of location options, and a rare opportunity to gain exposure to wildlife and conservation, you are sure to find all you need for corporate events, family reunions, parties, showers and more! Our professional and knowledgeable staff will assist you from start to finish for an extraordinary experience.

Our professional staff can help you plan every detail of your event! Email the Events Coordinator.

Interested in booking your event at the zoo?

Fill Out a Private Event Inquiry Form

Location Options

Location availability dependent upon time of day – inquire for more information.

Audience of people seated in an amphitheater for a private event

With open seating and a stage, the amphitheater is great for graduations or ceremonies. Holds up to 200 people.


Decorated event tables and chairs on the patio of the flamingo lakeFlamingo Lake Patio
This open-air patio alongside the flamingos makes a great location for receptions or parties and provides sweeping views of the lake. Holds up to 225 people.


Decorated and set tables and chairs in conference room for a private eventKampala Conference Room
Complete with audio and visual needs, this private indoor space can serve your needs with set up designs for lectures, meetings and a variety of dining formats. Holds up to 80 people.


Lawn next to gazebo and animal exhibitLemur Lawn
This quaint location surround by lemurs and chimpanzees is perfect for a small party or shower. Holds up to 25 people.


Tables and chairs set for an event at the Rare Feline CourtyardRare Feline Courtyard
Set among the lions and jaguars, your guests will feel relaxed as they enjoy watching the animals in this lush, intimate setting. Holds up to 50 people.


Covered picnic tables set for an event under a grove of redwoods Redwood Grove
Nestled under native redwoods, this site provides a relaxing and intimate gathering spot to entertain clients, host a shower or celebrate a special occasion. Holds up to 80 people.


Tables, chairs, and stage with podium and screen set for an event on the lawnReptile House Lawn
Across from the beautiful lake and surrounded by giant heritage oak trees, the lawn is a perfect place to hold a large gathering. Holds up to 300 people.


A lawn of grass next to the Murray E. Fowler Vet Hospital Vet Hospital Lawn
This well shaded, lush venue nestled next to our giraffes offers a cozy space for all of your upcoming gatherings. Holds up to 60 people.


Tables and chairs set for an event in front of a giraffe exhibitSmall Wonders of Africa
Great for receptions or dinner parties, Small Wonders puts your guests amid many of the zoo’s most popular animals. Holds up to 175 people.


Market lighting, tables and chairs set for an event on a deck overlooking the giraffe exhibitTall Wonders of Africa & Giraffe Deck
An after-hours cocktail party or small gathering fits perfectly on the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck and gives your guests a chance to be eye to eye with the giraffes. Holds up to 50 people.


A covered walkway leading to a koi pond, greenery, and benchesKoi Pond
Host tea alongside the koi pond. Holds up to 10 people.



Full Zoo Rentals
Give your guests an all new experience by renting out the full zoo. Holds up to 2,500 people.

With the zoo’s many site options, your event is destined to be memorable. The zoo’s Events Coordinator will work with you to make arrangements that meet your needs and party size.

See the links below for more information on the above location options, including pricing:

Daytime Events at the Sacramento Zoo

Evening Events at the Sacramento Zoo