Facility Rentals

Elevate your next group function! Tailored for your needs, the rental of our spacious Capital One Pavilion comes with a wide variety of options to make your day special, whether its a family reunion, church crawfish boil or a day of corporate team building.

General Admission Rates* Group Admission Rates* Capital One Pavilion and Picnic Grove
Adults & Teens $8.75/person Adults & Teens $7.75/person Daytime Events $150/hour or $350/day
Seniors (65+) $7.75/person Seniors (65+) $6.75/person Evening Extension Additional $125/hour
Children (2 - 12) $5.75/person Children (2 - 12) $4.75/person After-Hours Events $1,000 for 200 guests
Children (1 & Under) Free Children (1 & Under) Free After-Hours Additional Guests $5/person 

For events held during the Zoo's regular operating hours, guests can enjoy exclusive event activities within the Capital One Pavilion and Picnic Grove as well as enjoy full-day access to all the public areas of the Zoo and all it has to offer. Evening events are also available--either by extending your daytime rental or by rescheduling your event between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.--and add a unique experience for your guests. During evening events, guests are allowed private access to all public areas of the Zoo until sunset, when all will return to the Capital One Pavilion and the party can commence!

Need a creative space for a retreat or meeting? Our spacious Education Building comes equipped with amenities including projector and laptop, tables, chairs and dry erase board. 

Contact our Event Sales Department now to schedule a tour or for a custom estimate at scardwell@brzoo.org or (225)-775-3877 ext. 253.

Additional Event Services

Food and Beverage Catering
Pricing: Inquire

Our staff is ready to serve you whether it be a picnic lunch or a seated dinner. To see our menu options, click here. Please note: Zoo guests are not permitted to bring food or drinks to the Zoo. 

Cypress Bayou Railroad
Pricing: $2/person*

For added fun, your guests can take a scenic ride on the Cypress Bayou Railroad and see the Bayou and beautiful woodlands on the outskirts of the Zoo. 

Baton Rouge Zoo Tram
Pricing: $5/person*

Guests can enjoy the Zoo without ever leaving their seat on our popular Baton Rouge Zoo Tram, which winds throughout the Zoo before arriving back at the Capital One Pavilion. 

Private Animal Encounter
Pricing: $75

A private 30-minute program facilitated by our Education staff, guests will get to be up close and personal with some of our education ambassador animals and fun biofacts. 

Inflatable Entertainment
Pricing: Inquire

Both the young and young at heart love giant inflatables! As the host, you'll get to choose from a wide variety of options including a giant slide, bounce house or popular "Chuggy Choo Choo."

Climbing Wall
Pricing: Inquire

Challenge your friends, family or colleagues to our popular climbing wall! The wall, which is 24 feet high is sure to be enjoyed by any guest with an adventurous spirit. 

Face Painting
Pricing: $115/hour

Invite your guests to enjoy the benefit of professional face painting services during your event. A wide range of designs are available to suit every personality. 

Bingo Game
Pricing: $120/hour

Everyone loves bingo, and it's a great way to incorporate treats or prizes into your event. Official bingo caller included. 

*Subject to applicable sales tax