3 Palms Petting Zoo
3 Palms Petting Zoo
3 Palms Zoo & Education Center
3 Palms Zoo &Education Center

Private Parties at the Zoo

Looking to plan a get together?  How about a child's birthday party?  Want to get the most for your buck & get the benefit of having all of 3 Palms' Animals on your guest list?  If the answer to any of these questions is yes, renting time at 3 Palms Zoo for your party is for you!


Private party availability is daily after normal business hours (generally dusk) except for Fridays & Saturdays during our night time event months:  Boo! at the Zoo! generally runs the last Friday in September through the first Saturday of November.  Zoo Lights & Christmas Nights generally runs the last Friday in November through the Saturday after Christmas.


Onsite Private Party Rates are $300 for the first 2 hours, $150 per additional hour.  A $50 deposit is required to reserve your date.  This deposit is refundable if provided at least 24-hours notice of event cancellation.  Rain dates are recommended.


Please use our online scheduler below to choose your desired date and provide the pertinent details of your event!

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Where to find us:

3 Palms Zoo
924 Blackbird Forest Rd
Clayton, DE  19938

United States
(302) 715-1326


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What's New!

  • Leroy the Goose
  • Stanley the Skunk

In the works!

  • Updated Perimeter Fencing

In the future!

  • Goose Pond
  • Updated Turkey Enclosure
  • Reptile House