Please review the Zimmer Auditorium Rental Application for detailed information regarding rules, restrictions, reservation, and cancellation policies.
Submit your completed form via email or fax to (510) 735-8840 at least 6 weeks in advance. Please contact (510) 632-9525 ext. 200 for more information.
All rental rates are the same for all parties, including non-profits. You must rent the Zimmer Auditorium for a minimum of 3 hours. You may opt to add additional hours to your reservation at an additional hourly rate.
Rental Rate (for up to 3 hours):
Additional Hourly Rate:
Reservation & Damage Deposit (refundable):
Maximum Capacity: 100 people.
Rental Hours: Available 8:00am to 12:30am (12:00am youth events).
Required Security: $30.00 per hour per guard. Your party may not require security.
Optional Security: $30.00 per hour per guard. Your party may not require security.
Equipment: 1 hand crafted statesman podium is available for rent for $25.00
Discounted Parking Passes: $4.00 per pass.
Discounted Admission Passes: Adults: $12.75 / Seniors (65+) and Children (2-14): $8.75.
Planning Your Visit
Explore The Zoo
History & Future Planning
Picnic Site Map
Marian Zimmer Auditorium
Commercial Film & Photo
East Bay Zoological Society
Virtual Zoo Map