Zoo hours for 2024: The zoo is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last entry is at 4 p.m. The zoo is closed on Mondays, except for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous Peoples Day. Please note that some exhibits are closed due to construction. For more information, visit 'Plan Your Visit' - 'Hours & Pricing'. (dismiss)
Corporate Daytime Events

Corporate Daytime Event Information

Event Reservations

Daytime events can be booked May-September from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Reservations are required 30 days prior to the requested event date.  Guests will have all day access to the zoo – 10:00am-5:00pm.  Setup may begin at 9:30am with prior approval from Niabi Zoo.

Discounted Admission

Niabi Zoo staff will tally your guests as they enter the Zoo.  Niabi Zoo staff must be informed one week prior to the event on how your guests will be identified (name badge, flyer, etc).  Guests must provide this item to our admission staff the day of your event in order to be included in the tally.  Guests that do not have the item, will be charged the regular onsite admission rates upon entering the Zoo.  Payment is due by 2:00pm the day of the event.

Discounted Admission Rates

Adults 13-61 $6.00

Seniors 62+ $5.00

Children 3-12 $3.50

2 and under free

Experience add-ons covered by company (optional)

Niabi Zoo admission staff can include any of the add-ons below if the company chooses to cover the experience for their guests.

Parking $4.00

Niabi Zoo Express Train $3.75

Endangered Species Carousel $3.50

Koi Food $1.00 per bag

Petting Zoo Food $1.00 per bag

*Regular onsite rates apply if experiences are paid by the guests the day of the event


Events at Niabi Zoo are often accompanied by a meal.  Catering packages through Niabi Zoo’s onsite concessionaire is required for all catering needs.  Contact our concessionaire at qcbobatea@gmail.com for our catering options and pricing.

Rental Location $500

If a catered meal will be provided to your guests, the Festival Lawn is where your catered meal will be served.  This is a large grassy area and a central location inside the zoo right past the petting zoo and right next to the carousel.  The rental fee is due at the time of booking the reservation.

Rental Equipment

A party tent, tables and chairs would need to be rented out through Niabi Zoo at an additional cost if a catered meal is being provided.


We encourage you to bring activities, games and entertainment for your guests to enjoy, but please keep Niabi Zoo guest policies in mind when planning your event.


Alcohol is not allowed in the Zoo during regular business hours.

Inclement Weather

All events will occur rain or shine!

Please complete the Corporate Event Reservation Form to secure your event date.

  • This person will receive communications and will be the only authorized individual to make changes to your reservation.
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  • Experiences

    If you are interested in providing experiences for your guests, please select which experiences you would like to cover.
  • Catering

    If a catered meal is being provided to your guests, the festival lawn, tent, tables, and chairs are required.
  • Rental Items/Locations

    Keep in mind- The Festival Lawn, tent, table and chairs are required to be rented if you are providing a catered meal.