A. The Zoo offers six areas to hold your event. Based on the size of your group, we will recommend the area best suited for you.
A. The rental fee is for the picnic area. The fee for each guest covers Zoo admission.
A. No, parking is included with your picnic pass admission.
A. We send you a Planner’s Guide approximately one month before your picnic. The Planner’s Guide allows you to tell us how many guests you’re expecting. We ask that you fill out and return the planner’s guide at least two weeks before your picnic event. Since children age two and under are free, you do not need to include them in your count. We will send your tickets to you, via mail, so that you can distribute them to your guests prior to the event. Your guests will present their tickets at the admission gate. We will bill you for the amount of redeemed tickets.
A. Yes, you can order special attraction tickets in advance. You are billed for what is redeemed. Each ticket can be redeemed for only one special attraction.
A. No. A Zoo Pass is for individual family visits and is not valid when you attend the Zoo for a corporate function.
A. Yes. You can choose the caterer and contact them directly for pricing information. The Zoo requires caterers to be licensed and insured. Your chosen caterer will be charged a vendor fee to use Zoo grounds.
A. No, the Zoo does not provide banquet tables. If banquet tables are needed, you will have to bring them in or rent them on your own.
A. You are required to purchase beer, soda and bottled water from the Zoo. Soda is billed at a flat, per-person rate. Unlimited soda is provided. We do not provide bartenders.
A. The Zoo provides one pre-placed assembled 20x20 tent. If additional tenting is needed, contact Karl’s Event Rental at 414-831-7029.
A. No, this is an animal safety policy. Balloons are prohibited at the Zoo.