Outback Pavilion

This 40 x 40 tented area (with concrete flooring) includes a private restroom entrance. The pavilion is centrally located, close to our state-of-the-art 10,000 square foot playground, gift shop and Outback Trail.


Franklin Park Zoo (Outdoor/Tented)


200 people standing and 100 seated. Additional space is available next to the tent.


April through October for day or evening events

Venue Price

  • $1,250 for all-day rental
  • $100 per hour for birthday parties
  • $250 per hour for private and corporate functions

(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. Specialty tables and chairs or a second tent can be rented for an additional fee.

Suggested Event

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