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

  • Adults & Teens $8.75 / person
  • Seniors (65+) $7.75/person
  • Children (2-12) $5.75/person
  • Children (1 & Under) Free

Group Admission Rates

  • Adults & Teens $7.75 / person
  • Seniors (65+) $6.75/person
  • Children (2-12) $4.75/person
  • Children (1 & Under) Free

Capitol One Pavillion and Picnic Grove

  • Daytime Events $150/hour or $350/day
  • Evening Extension Additional $125/hour
  • After-Hours Events $1,000 for 200 guests
  • 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!

Looking for a place to host a meeting? Our modular education classroom can accommodate up to 30 guests and has a smart TV, laptop, tables and chairs.

Contact Patricia Cotton in our Event Sales Department now to schedule a tour or for a custom estimate at PCotton@brzoo.org or (225)-775-3877 ext. 6253.

Additional Event Services

Food & 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.

Private Animal
Pricing: Inquire

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
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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: Inquire

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: Inquire

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