Facility Rental

Turtle Back Zoo offers a number of unique rental locations for your affairs, corporate events and parties. Our event planner will work with you from beginning to end to ensure a once in a lifetime event. Catering options are available using the zoo’s catering services or outside catering services.

Carousel Plaza

Come and experience our Endangered Species Carousel at night! Stained glass windows, mosaic floors and unique outdoor and indoor lighting make this one of the most elegant locations within the zoo grounds. Have your guests enjoy our scenic boardwalk, or sit and have dinner in our Wooden Gazebo. Perfect for any occasion. This rental is completely private to you and your guests alone. Work with the Zoo Events Coordinator to make your event an unforgettable one. Package includes unlimited carousel rides.

Limited to 350 people.

Cost: $1,200

Reptile House

Our state of the art Reptile House/Education Center can offer a one of a kind experience to you and your guests. Have a corporate meeting while being surrounded by our Black Dragons and Reticulated Pythons! Alternatively, you can have a buffet set-up within our Education Center. Work with the Zoo Events Coordinator to make your affair an unforgettable one.

Limited to 100 individuals.

Cost: $1000

Holiday Party @ Holiday Lights Spectacular!

Have your next family or corporate holiday party at the zoo during our unforgettable Holiday Lights Spectacular! Our spacious Cafe party room will allow you to create and design a party that is sure to generate lasting memories. During the party, your guests can walk through the zoo and view a truly magical display of over 100,000 lights. Work with the Zoo Events Coordinator to make this holiday party the best one yet!

Limited to 100 people.

Cost: $500 for room rental (admission and food are additional)

For more information or to book your event, please call the zoo’s guest relations office at 973-731-5800, ext 101

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