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So Many Options

Whether you want to fire up the team spirit through a Zoorific catered picnic for your employees and their families, create an elegant and unique retirement dinner, provide a memorable team building experience, or take advantage of year-round discounts for employees, our professional staff can help you get the fun rolling!

Special Group Rates

Groups of 15 or more visiting at the same time can take advantage of special discounted general admission pricing.  Tickets must be purchased in advance, are valid for regular operating hours and can be ordered by calling (502) 238-5348 at least 72 hours in advance of your visit or by visiting the Zoo's website.  The Zoo is open year-round (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day).

Year-Round Ticket Discount Program –
Any Day Tickets

Groups with 50 or more employees can sign up for the Online Ticket Discount Program for Groups & Associations allowing employees to purchase admission tickets online at our best year-round discount price – and they can do so 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  General admission tickets are valid during regular operating hours any day the Zoo is open. Learn more about our consignment programs.

Zoorific Picnics

For groups of 100 or more*, we offer the ZooVenture Picnic, a high value, all-inclusive picnic package that combines Zoo admission and select rides/attractions plus a delicious catered meal. Let us help you maximize fun for your employees and reduce the time you have to spend coordinating your event. It couldn’t be easier to plan.

*Select facilities available for groups 25-100.

Special Catered Events

From the casual to the exotic to black-tie elegance, the Zoo and exclusive caterer,Taste of the Wild, can offer a variety of menus and themes to dress up any affair...receptions and parties, retirement and special recognition dinners, sales training and planning workshops, annual meetings and more.  We can help create a memorable and unique event for your group.

Visit our Event Venues

Select from a variety of unique themed venues from the elegant African Outpost at the gateway to the award-winning Gorilla Forest, to the Gheens Room, nestled in the lush ISLANDS exhibit, to the spacious outdoor Oasis Festival Tent and private event green space.


More Fun Zoo Activities

Find out what else goes on in the park during your Zoo visit.

Special Zoo Events:

Meijer presents “The World’s Largest Halloween Party!” during October
This not-too-scary family-oriented Halloween party is designed especially for the younger set with storybook characters and fanciful scenes all over the Zoo plus trick-or-treating for kids ages 11 and under. Online tickets, advance purchase tickets and consignment tickets are available.

Click here for a complete listing of Special Zoo Activities and Events