Facility Rentals

Oakland Zoo has a wide-array of amazing indoor and outdoor locations for any size group. Host a company meeting, family picnic, birthday party, or a wedding with us. Please review the options below, or browse our interactive brochure, to find one that suits your needs.

You can also watch a video about our facility rental options.

Birthday Parties

Go wild for your birthday! Whether you're looking for a picnic-style party or an educational birthday party program, Oakland Zoo offers
a variety of fun party packages.

Picnic Sites

Oakland Zoo has five unique and beautiful picnic areas to choose from. Pricing, capacity, and amenities vary from site to site. Sites book up fast, so make your reservation today!

Marian Zimmer Auditorium

Located on the lower level of Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education is the spacious Marian Zimmer Auditorium. This site is perfect for business meetings, family
get-togethers, and other special events.

Snow Building

Located at the top of the hill near the Main Entrance, this location offers a spectacular view of the bay. Perfect for weddings or other family get-togethers, the Snow Building can hold a capacity of 250 people. Want to see for yourself? Take a virtual tour of the Snow Building.

Commercial Filming & Photography

Attention location scouts, Oakland Zoo is the answer to your needs! Oakland Zoo can accomodate film shoots, documentaries, photo shoots, and more. With an ever- increasing portfolio of productions filmed at Oakland Zoo, our reputation as a desirable choice for a filming location is growing rapidly. We are very film friendly and happy to accommodate production crews throughout the year.

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