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Daytime Events

Daytime event pricing

Group ticket prices

Must preregister 2 weeks in advance to receive discount pricing.

For groups of 20+

Adults (13-61 yrs.) $8
Seniors (62+ yrs.) $7
Military (all active military personnel) $7.00
Children (3-12 yrs.) $5.50
Children (2 and under) FREE


Train $3.75
Carousel $3.50
Animal Encounter – Call for pricing
Niabi Bobbi Zoo Mascot visit – Call for pricing
Face painting – Call for pricing

Rental locations

Festival Lawn $250
Education Room $100
Eagle Deck $75

Purchasing tickets

Sometimes it’s hard to know how many guests you’ll have at your event, that’s why we offer two convenient options for payment.

  • Advanced ticket sales – Two weeks before your event pre-purchase your tickets. Tickets must be picked up from Niabi prior to your party and handed out to guests before entering.
  • Tally your guests at the door – With a debit or credit card on file, your guests can let us know at the admission gates they’re with your group then we’ll tally up and charge you at the end of your event.

Additional information

Please review the information below regarding our Daytime Event policies.


Events at Niabi Zoo are often accompanied by a meal. Niabi Zoo works with the onsite concessionaire for all of it’s special events. Please contact us for more information.

Setup and clean up

Setup may begin at 8 a.m. with prior approval from Niabi Zoo. Clean up must be finished by 5 p.m. All guests and equipment must be out of the zoo by 5 p.m.

Rental Equipment

For additional cost, Niabi zoo can provide tent, tables, chairs and table cloths to make your event at the zoo a perfect experience.


We encourage you to bring activities, games and entertainment for your guests to enjoy, but please keep Zoo guest policies in mind when planning your event. The Zoo’s education department can also provide activities for a nominal fee. Please contact us with any questions about entertainment restrictions.


Alcohol is not allowed in the Zoo during regular business hours. Find out more about after hours events.


Vehicles are not allowed in the zoo unless prior arrangements have been made with a Niabi Zoo representative.

Rain Policy

Fees are non-refundable, but events that are cancelled due to rain may reschedule the event within the same calendar year. Rescheduled events are subject to date availability and the Zoo event calendar. Admission, train and carousel tickets are non-refundable, but they can be used at another time within the same calendar year. Fees for Niabi Bobbi and animal programs are non-refundable.


For the safety of our animals, the Zoo does not permit balloons and straws. Please see our guest policies for a complete list of Zoo rules.

Please contact us in January 2021 at for 2021 Daytime Events!