Purrfect Picnics

The Kansas City Zoo’s picnic packages are the purrfect solution for company outings, family events and much more. We offer picnics at multiple times of day and lots of additional options such as rides, animal experiences and entertainment. Your entire group will be roaring about how great the experience is!

Polar Bear Picnic Area

Outside and covered

Seating for 60

Accommodates up to 120

Tropics Tent

Outside and covered

Seating for 600

Accommodates up to 2,000

Lower Lobby

Inside and climate-controlled

Seating for 120

Accommodates up to 275

Additional Information


  • Picnics are available April through October
  • Breakfast is available 8 am to 9:30 am
  • Lunch picnics are available at two times: 11 am to 12:30 pm or 1 pm to 2:30 pm


40 person minimum


Children age two and under are always free.

Picnic Menu

For information about food options, see the Picnic Menu. Ask your Sales Manager about customizing any of the picnic packages to suit your needs or adding on one of our favorite options.

Corporate Night Rentals

Ask about our corporate night 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.

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