Private Events

Host Your Event at the Zoo!

Looking for a unique and accessible location for your company picnic or corporate event? Seneca Park Zoo is the perfect party venue for nearly any occasion and group size.

Your guests will enjoy delicious food and personalized service from the Zoo’s professional catering team, all in the natural surroundings of the Zoo. Custom packages can include catering, admission, and even amazing animal encounters and experiences.

Private Event Spaces and Venues


Trailside Café

The Trailside Café offers guests a contemporary indoor event space perfect for corporate gatherings, family celebrations, wedding receptions and more. This modern venue is located closest to the entrance of the Zoo, making it easily accessible all year round.


Eagle’s Landing Pavilion

Keep your guests cool and dry under our large timber frame pavilion. Lights, fans, and radiant heaters keep guests comfortable from early spring to late fall.

Rocky Coasts Gallery

This special spot provides guests with underwater viewing of the Zoo’s polar bear and four California sea lions. The 550-gallon reef tank also offers amazing views.

Savanna Plaza

The Savanna Plaza offers the perfect open-air atmosphere for your next cocktail party. Guests can enjoy small bites and beverages with views of the Masai giraffes and plains zebras roaming together in their shared habitat. 


Baboon Camp Plaza

Also located in A Step Into Africa, this venue allows you to dine by the baboons and experience amazing views of the lions right from the safari bus.

Main Event Tent

Centrally located between the Amur tiger and African penguins, this outdoor tent is great for company picnics, family reunions, and birthday parties.

Inquire about booking your event today!

Every day is a great day to visit the Zoo. Experience life on the wild side, enjoy up-close animal interactions and support global conservation efforts—right here at the Zoo. Reserve your tickets now for quick and easy entry, and enjoy more time connecting with wildlife.

April 1 through October 31

Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. for our Zoo members.
Open all year long. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.