Private Events

Regardless of why your flock is seeking unique event spaces in Denver—team or client appreciation, celebrating a company milestone or just to shake your tail feathers—Denver Zoo is the city’s wildest, most vibrant of ALL Denver event venues! Our dedicated event specialists will work closely with you to create an event that exceeds your expectations.

Public Hours Events

Looking for event venues in Denver that will delight guests of all ages? We're proud to be the wildest, most vibrant Denver event venue!

Corporate Events Evening | Zoo Lights

After-Hours Events

Kick up your heels with a private soiree at the wildest of all Denver event venues, and have our 3,000 wild and wonderful animals to yourself!


Birthday Parties

For an extra-special trip around the sun, choose the only Denver event venue that can connect your group to the wonders of the natural world.



Zoo Lights Corporate Buyouts are now available for 2021—but they’re going to sell out faster than ever this year! Be one of the handful of enviable companies who has the magic of Zoo Lights ALL to yourselves, before the public event opens. Groups of 50–5,000 are eligible.

Hands-down, a private event during Zoo Lights is Denver’s most enchanting way to celebrate and reward your employees, customers, vendors, friends, family…and beyond! From the traditional, spectacularly decorated ballroom, to our beautiful outdoor pavilion and plaza—complete with fire barrels, heaters and holiday décor—private Zoo Lights events are available from 50–400 guests. Book now; limited spaces are available!

Contact the Sales & Hospitality Team

We look forward to hosting your next event at the Denver Zoo! Submit an inquiry below, and we'll get back with you shortly. For private events, send us a note to