GO WILD at the Zoo!

Our unique venues provide the perfect backdrop for any event from company picnics to formal affairs and space to accommodate up to 4,000 + people. Our top-notch catering team and friendly Zoo staff will ensure that your event is virtually effortless.

Add carousel and train rides, face-painting, an up-close animal presentation or other Zoo adventures for added fun.



Zoo Grounds After Hours

For rental of Zoo grounds:
Sunday – Thursday $3,800
Friday – Saturday $4,300

5 – 8:30 p.m. (does not include Zoo admission)
(Pavilion and entry plaza open until 9 pm unless arranged otherwise)

Have all 42 Zoo acres to yourself! Imagine walking tree-lined pathways and listening to the sounds of nature while enjoying this rare chance to visit the Zoo on a cool, summer evening after the general public has left for the night.


Events Pavilion

$1,200 per 3-hour block

$2,600 9 – 4 p.m. (Does not include Zoo admission.)

For pavilion & entry plaza:
Sunday – Thursday $1,800
Friday – Saturday $2,100
5 – 8:30 p.m. (Does not include Zoo admission.)

$1,500 for pavilion only

5 – 8:30 p.m. (Does not include Zoo admission.)

Capacity: 500 seated or 4,000+ standing reception

Located east of the entry plaza, the open-air Cornerstone Event Pavilion features a private entrance and invites the cool, afternoon canyon breeze from nearby Emigration Canyon. This pavilion is the Zoo’s signature rental facility and is perfect for all types of events. New are heaters and side panels to fully enclose the pavilion for spring or fall events. Restrooms are located nearby.


RendeZoo Room

$600 per 3-hour block/$900 all day 9 – 4 p.m.

Capacity: 100 seated or 150 standing reception

This indoor facility has both an entrance from the parking lot and from Zoo grounds, making it ideal for small business meetings, banquets or corporate retreats. Tables, chairs, and audiovisual equipment included in rental price.
Availability is limited during summer season.
Facility equipment must be requested no later than fourteen (14) business days prior to your event. Hogle Zoo may be able to accommodate other equipment needs upon request.


Asian Highlands

$2,000 rental price
7 – 9:00 p.m.

Capacity: 100 seated or 150 standing reception

Hold your next event at Hogle Zoo’s spectacular animal exhibit and be surrounded by the rare cats of Asia. Since opening in 2006, Asian Highlands has quickly become one of the Zoo’s most popular destinations. Seating for 100, a central plaza, a private entrance, themed lighting, and restroom facilities all included with the rental price.

(Staffing of and access to Grandma’s house requires a separate fee)



Rocky Shores

Call for Pricing
7 – 9:00 p.m.

Capacity: 80 seated or 120 standing reception

Imagine venturing into a northwestern coastal town of North America and being nose to nose with our Polar Bear. Watch our Sea Lion, Seals, and River Otters splish splash in their open-air exhibit. Enjoy an up-close viewing of the animals as they glide past you in the Underwater Viewing Area, as well as unprecedented views from ground level. You’ll also enjoy visiting our three grizzly bears while you’re there! This venue will certainly surpass guests’ expectations!



IMPORTANT: Prices for facility rentals do not include admission to the Zoo.
Separate tickets are needed based on your group size.
For after hour parties, inquire about a hosted bar.