Oak Lea Tent

This grassy 40 x 40 tented area is located behind the Zoo’s state-of-the art 10,000 square-foot playground and Butterfly Landing.


Franklin Park Zoo, Outdoor/Tented


200 people standing and up to 160 seated


April through October for day or evening events

Venue Price

  • $1,750 for all-day rental
  • $400 per hour for private and corporate functions. Contact us for birthday rates.

(Zoo members and non-profit groups receive 10% discount off of total venue price.)

Admission Tickets

Admission tickets must be purchased for daytime events at a discounted rate:

  • Adults: $10.00
  • Children: $6.00
  • Seniors: $9.00
  • Children under 2: Free

Members enter free with their membership card.


40 x 40 tent with 20 picnic tables. Additional tables can be placed outside of the tented area, and an additional tent can be rented if needed.

Suggested Event

Contact us for full details!