Exotic Evenings

Pre-dinner animal fun with a Zoo happy hour! Groups can enjoy a "zoo-nique" experience in an area in the Zoo. An exotic evening includes area rental, security, tables, chairs, animal(s) in that area on display and a zookeeper chat. If you have any questions, please call 816.595.1207.

Tropics

Indoor cocktail reception for up to 100. Two-hour rental from 6 pm to 8 pm. Additional hours may be added up until 11 pm.

$1,700
2 hour rental
$1,000
for each additional hour

Polar Bear Passage

Indoor cocktail reception for up to 75 people or a banquet dinner up to 40 people. Two-hour rental from 6 pm to 8 pm. Additional hours may be added up until 11 pm.

$1,700
2 hour rental
$1,000
for each additional hour

Helzberg Penguin Plaza

Indoor cocktail reception up to 200 or banquet dinner up to 120. Two-hour rental from 6 pm to 8 pm. Additional hours may be added up until 11 pm.

$1,700
2 hour rental
$1,000
for each additional hour

Stingray Bay

Indoor/outdoor cocktail reception up to 75. Two-hour rental from 6 pm to 8 pm. Additional hours may be added up until 11 pm.

$1,700
2 hour rental
$1,000
for each additional hour

Lobby or Gazebo

Indoor/outdoor cocktail reception up to 200 or banquet dinner up to 150. Two-hour rental from 6 pm to 8 pm. Additional hours may be added up until 11 pm.

$1,700
2 hour rental
$1,000
for each additional hour

Lower Lobby

Indoor cocktail reception up to 200 or banquet dinner up to 150. Four-hour rental from 6 pm to 10 pm. Additional hours may be added to extend your evening to 11 pm.

$1,700
4 hour rental
$1,000
for an additional hour

Additional Information

KCZoo Railroad

While aboard, you can see the sights and even a few animals, like kangaroos and camels, right along the train tracks. Add the train to your evening for an additional $450/hour

Endangered Species Carousel

Our Endangered Species Carousel is one of the most beloved rides at the Zoo. Choose your favorite animal, take a spin and enjoy! Children ages two and under are free with a paying adult. Add the carousel to your evening for an additional $450/hour.

Corporate Rentals

A portion of the zoo is left open for your guests to enjoy from 6 pm to 9 pm. Ideal for large groups of 1000+ looking for a more personal zoo experience. Call 816.595.1207 for more information.

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