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Rent the Buffalo Zoo!

Outdoor Rental Sites

Full Zoo Rental

Imagine the amazement of your guests as they are treated to an exclusive adventure with the beauty of the Zoological Gardens as the backdrop. It’s the perfect atmosphere to make a special occasion, spectacular.
Seasonal, May to October
Available after regular Zoo hours

Zoofari Courtyard

This tented site provides a classic setting for any event. Located off Meadow Drive, the Courtyard offers a semi-private area surrounded by greenery and a spectacular view of Delaware Park.
Seasonal, May to October
Accommodates: 100

Indoor Rental Sites

Children’s Resource Center

A climate controlled full-service banquet hall that offers a scenic view of the bison yard and Delaware Park. Space can be divided to suit small gatherings or can be used in full to accommodate larger events.

Available all year round – depending on availability
Full Room Accommodates: 300 standing / 220 seated
2/3 Room Accommodates: 200 standing / 150 seated
1/3 Room Accommodates: 100 standing / 80 seated

Zoo Lights Rentals

Private Events – Contact Zoo for Custom Proposal 

Holidays at the Buffalo Zoo are something worth celebrating! Whether you’re looking for a cheerful corporate gathering, a thank you event for your clients or customers, or a time for holiday cheer with the people you love, the Buffalo Zoo is the most unique and unforgettable venue in town! 

 

Mix and Mingle Party Package – ($3,000/ maximum 125 guests) 

Light up the night with our Mix and Mingle Party Package! Your group will have a dedicated space in our Children’s Resource Center draped in dazzling decorations and general admission to Zoo Lights for each guest. Enhance your event with our delicious catering menus, a visit with one of our ambassador animals, and make memories that last forever with our photo packages (all for additional fee.)  

 

North Star Holiday Package ($10,000/maximum 500 guests) 

Zoo Lights is open just for you and your group, when you purchase our North Star Holiday Package.  Enhance your event with our delicious catering menus, a visit with one of our ambassador animals, and make memories that last forever with our photo packages (all for additional fee.) The North Star Holiday package is available weekdays only from November 29, 2021 – December 16, 2021. 

 



Contact Us

For more information or to book a private event, please call (716) 559-1072 or email groupsales@buffalozoo.org.