Weddings are magical and unforgettable moments. Host your special occasion in one of our rooms or sheltered picnic site at the Edmonton Zoo! Your guests can enjoy the unique views of otters playing during your event or get to mingle and discover our other zoo residents.

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Rental Fees

Otter Room

The Otter Room located just inside the Edventure Lodge offers an amazing view of the Otter Exhibit and plaza.

See a panoramic view of the Otter Room.


Up to 60 guests (with tables) or 104 guests (theatre style)

Rental Fee

$90 per hour (minimum 2 hour rental) or $628 (8 hour rental)

Red Panda Room and Courtyard

The Red Panda Room and courtyard are available for intimate gatherings for up to 12 guests for an indoor / outdoor event.


Up to 12 guests 

Rental Fee

$90 per hour (minimum 2 hour rental) or $628 (8 hour rental)*

*Rental fee does not include individual admission fees.

Multipurpose Rooms

We have three classroom spaces (minimum two hour rental), two of which can be expanded into a double classroom to accommodate larger groups.


Our double classroom can accommodate up to 100 guests (with tables) or 120 guests (theatre style).

Rental Fee (per hour)
  • Single Classroom - $70
  • Double Classroom - $136
Picnic Rentals

When you book an event during the day you will have access to the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s tented picnic site. Everyone in your party will have access to all public exhibits, including the Urban Farm, daily interpretive talks, and demonstrations.

Tented Picnic Site  (Enclosed outdoor structure)

Rate: $50/hour - minimum 2 hours*

Canopy Picnic Site

Rate: $35/hour - minimum 2 hours*

*Rental fee does not include individual admission fees.

After Hours Facility Rental

After hours, your group has access to the entire Zoo facility including the Urban Farm. Your guests will have a chance to “Get Closer” to some of our smaller tractable animals. The per person fee with this special package is even more affordable than purchasing individual adult admission passes. We also offer a variety of add-on Zoo experiences to further enhance your event. Please ask your Facility Representative for more information.

Rental Fee – Starts at $1,625

For first 125 guests. Fees for additional guests are $13/person.