Plan a corporate outing, conference dinner, private party, or networking event that your guests will be roaring about for years to come.

Contact us at 412-365-2536 or rentals@pittsburghzoo.org to start planning!

All Zoo Rental

Book the Zoo – just for you!

Treat your employees, clients, or organization to a private evening at the Zoo. From the African Savanna to the PPG Aquarium and even Kids Kingdom, the entire Zoo is open just for you including rides, restaurants, and gift shops.

Accommodating up to 10,000 guests, this option is available April through October, evenings only. Rental rate is $8 per guest with a minimum of 2,000 guests.

SAFARI ADVENTURE

Treat your guests to an event unlike any other!

The Safari Adventure rental includes access to the Forest Passage, African Savanna, Jambo Plaza, PPG Aquarium, and Water’s Edge.

Accommodating 8,000 guests, this option is available April through October, evenings only. Rental rate is $7 per guest with a minimum of 2,000 guests.

 

FOREST PASSAGE & AFRICAN SAVANNA

Stroll past the red panda exhibit in Forest Passage to the lion exhibit in the African Savanna on your way to a picturesque oasis complete with tropical refreshments.

Accommodating up to 500 guests, this option is available April through October, evenings only.

Rental rate is $2,000 with a 20% on additional facility rentals.

 

GARDEN TENT

Our illuminated 7,200 square-foot Garden Tent is a grand venue for a reception, anniversary party, barbecue, or corporate event.

Accommodating 400 seated guests, 600 cocktail-style guests, or 350 guests in a theater-style setting, this option is available April through October, both daytimes and evenings (weather permitting).

Rental rate is $1,500 for evening events or $600 for daytime events accompanied by discounted group admission.

 

PNC PAVILION

Located right near the sea lion exhibit, this venue offers a convenient location in a comfortable setting that is perfect for a family reunion, company picnic, or school group visit.

PNC Pavilion can accommodate up to 192 guests and is available for rental year-round (weather permitting).

Rental rate is $500 for daytime events accompanied by discounted group admission.

PPG AQUARIUM

Dine next to sharks and sip near sea turtles amidst brilliantly colored aquatic life, a lush rainforest, and cascading waterfalls!

Accommodating 200 seated guests or 500 guests in a cocktail-style setting, this option is available year-round, evenings only. The $3,000 rental rate includes one shuttle for five hours*, and seating for up to 200 people (additional outdoor seating can be arranged on the Aquarium Plaza upon request).

*Shuttle boards fifteen minutes before your four-hour event begins and runs up to one-half hour after your event ends.

WATER’S EDGE

With access to an indoor space featuring an underwater polar bear tunnel and an outdoor area featuring a coastal Pier Town setting, this option is perfect for receptions, holiday parties, mitzvahs, meetings, and cocktail parties.

Accommodating 140 seated guests or 200 guests in a cocktail-style setting, this option is available year-round, evenings only. The $2,250 rental rate for Pier Town and the indoor event space includes one shuttle for five hours*, and seating for up to 140 people. For a rental rate of $3,000, your rental can include the entire Water’s Edge complex and the adjacent PNC Pavilion.

*Shuttle runs fifteen minutes before your four-hour event begins and runs up to one-half hour after your event ends.

All evening rentals are in four-hour increments. One extra hour may be added at an additional fee. Outdoor rentals must end by 10 p.m. (Garden Tent rentals can be extended until 11 p.m.) All animal exhibits and rides close at dusk. 

Contact us at 412-365-2536 or rentals@pittsburghzoo.org to start planning today!