Tired of boring parties? 

All reservations are required 10 days in advance. All rentals will require a signed rental agreement with payment. All after hours scheduling is subject to staffing availability and must be approved via the director or curator.

Zoo Facility Rental Form (.pdf) 

If you want your event to be extra wild, consider adding an animal encounter or educational presentation. For more information, click here.
book a birthday party
For more information contact: 

Gift Shop 
Phone: 620-694-2693
Jessica.Wright@Hutchgov.com

Discovery Center (Accommodates no more than 50 people)          
Private Parties
   
  • $20.00 deposit is required ·        
  • FEE: 
    • Member $16/hr; Non-Member $20/hr during zoo operating hours
    • Member $24/hr; Non-Member $30/hr for after-hour events
  • The Discovery Center is recommended for children’s birthday parties
  • Birthday Party Package available (.doc) 

Zoo Grounds
Private parties, company picnics, etc:

  • $100.00 deposit is required
  • After Hours Fee for a maximum of 150 guests for not less than 2 hours and not more 6 hours is Member $80.00/hr; Non-Member $100.00/hr
  • Zoo exhibits and restrooms will remain open. Access to the visitor center, gift shop and train will be closed unless otherwise specified
  • If renting the Binner room in combination with the Zoo Grounds, rental fee for the Binner room is waived.
Binner Room

Service Clubs & Government Agencies

  • $50.00 refundable deposit is required
  • FEE: Member $24.00/hr; Non-Member $30.00/hr during normal zoo operating hours
  • AFTER HOURS FEE: Member $32.00/hr; Non-Member $40.00/hr
Private Receptions and Parties
  • $50.00 refundable deposit is required
  • *FEE: Member $32.00/hr; Non-Member $40.00/hr during normal zoo operating hours
  • AFTER HOURS FEE: Member $40.00/hr; Non-Member $50.00/hr
  • Rental fee accommodates no more than 50 people
  • Kitchen, Tables and Chairs.  Lift for basement access.
  • Children parties are not recommended in the Binner Room