Please view the Snow Building 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 x200 for more information.
All rental rates are the same for all parties, including non-profits. You must rent the Snow Building for a minimum of 5 hours. You may opt to add additional hours to your reservation at an additional hourly rate.
Rental Rate (for up to 5 hours):
Friday & Sunday: $860.00
Saturday & Holidays: $1150.00
New Year's Eve: $1750.00
Additional Hourly Rate:
Friday & Sunday: $60.00
Saturday & Holidays: $120.00
Reservation & Damage Deposit (refundable):
Friday & Sunday: $500.00
Saturday & Holidays: $500.00
New Year's Eve: $750.00
Maximum Capacity: 175 seated / 250 standing.
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.
Kitchen Access: $250.00
Tables: 5” tables are $8.00 each
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