Wild Celebrations

Booking your event with us helps support the work of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, a nonprofit organization and leader committed to saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation in science.
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Celebrate in Wild Style!

Whether you're seeking a special place for an anniversary party, family reunion, adult birthday party, mitzvah or other milestone moment, our unique and exotic venues and wild inhabitants create the perfect combination for your celebration.

cheese display
waiter with drink
lounge setting

Private Catered Event Wild Exclusives

An animal encounter with a porcupine.
An animal encounter with a cockatoo.
An animal encounter at the zoo.

For a truly special experience at your private event, let us arrange a guest appearance by one of our furry, feathered or scaly ambassadors or a private guided tour!

Amaze even the most educated animal enthusiast by meeting our professional animal care staff or education guides and learn about the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's wildlife ecosystems, conservation efforts and our goal of ending extinction.

Zoo guided bus tour
Park Tram
zoo Education bus

How much should I budget?

We recommend budgeting $150/Person plus tax 

Included in the above budget is admissions (memberships don't apply), starting food and beverage menu items, food and beverage minimums, basic rental fees and basic labor fees. Actual prices may vary, depending on needs of the event. This is provided for budgeting purposes only and is not legally binding.
70 person minimum is required for all private events. 
If your group is less than 20, please refer to our Intimate Gatherings page. 

What Are You Celebrating?

four people with masks - THIS PICTURE CAN STAY
two flamingos necks & heads form a heart shape - PICTURE TO REMAIN
Bridal Couple