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Plan An Event

Room for the Whole Pack

With more than 1,900 rare and endangered animals from around the world situated on 42 acres of lush Victorian gardens, Philadelphia Zoo offers the perfect setting for your next special event. We offer a wide range of spaces and locations suitable for both small and large events. Whether you are hosting your most valued clients, a family reunion with loved ones, or your corporate team, dazzle your guests with a unique event at Philadelphia Zoo! For more information or to book your event now, please e-mail [email protected].

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Private Events at the Zoo
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Corporate Events

Let us create a unique and memorable experience that your employees will love! Host your company outing, corporate happy hour, team-building activity, and more at America's first zoo.

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Community Events

From walks and runs to community days and more, Philadelphia Zoo is the perfect venue for your non-profit fundraiser or community event. Invite your local supporters into the wild to raise awareness for a cause that is near and dear to you.

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Evening Events

At the Zoo, your guests can sip cocktails immersed in a world of brilliantly colored birds, dine in the midst of majestic great apes, and celebrate in glamorous style with our rare and exotic big cats.

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Daytime Events

Invite your guests to enjoy a day of adventure and wildlife discovery, followed by a private event space to enjoy a seasonal meal. Each event is tailored to meet your needs!

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Birthday Parties

Birthday parties are more fun on the Wild Side! Enjoy exclusive access for up to 40 guests in our Rare Animal Conservation Center Atrium, just steps away from some of the Zoo’s most exotic and endangered species. Members receive 10% off base price.

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Holiday Parties

Plan an unforgettable evening beneath a canopy of lights during our LumiNature holiday light show—the perfect end-of-year celebration for up to 25 guests!

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Will "zoo" marry me? Get engaged to the animal-lover in your life at the Zoo with one of our unique proposal packages!

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Enhance your event with live music, a scavenger hunt, face painting, and more! Ask your Zoo event planner about these and other additions that will make your event all the more memorable.

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Let's Talk Events!

Fill out the form below or drop us an email at [email protected], and a member of our events team will be in touch!

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