Purrfect Picnics

The Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium’s picnic packages are the purrfect solution for company outings, family events and much more. We offer picnics at multiple times of day and lots of additional options such as rides, animal experiences and entertainment. Your entire group will be roaring about how great the experience is!


Group IconSeating for 600Tickets IconAccommodates up to 2,000

Outside and covered

shaded outdoor area with round tables and chairs


Group IconSeating for 60Tickets IconAccommodates up to 120

Outside and covered

room set up with round tables and chairs banquet style


Group IconSeating for 120Tickets IconAccommodates up to 275

Inside and climate-controlled

Additional Information


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  • Picnics are available April through October
  • Breakfast is available from 8 am - 9:30 am
  • Lunch picnics are available at three times: 11 am - 12:30 pm, 1 pm - 2:30 pm, or 3 pm - 4:30 pm

Picnic Menu

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For information about food options, see the Picnic Menu. Ask your Sales Manager about customizing any of the picnic packages to suit your needs or adding on one of our favorite options.

Corporate Night Rentals

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Ask about our corporate night rentals. A portion of the zoo is left open for your guests to enjoy from 6 pm to 9 pm. Ideal for large groups of 1000+ looking for a more personal zoo experience.

Rides Wristbands

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Add unlimited ride wristbands to you picnic! Group Rate for Platinum Ride Wristbands is $10 for unlimited rides on the Kansas City Zoo Railroad, Endangered Species Carousel, African Tram, African Sky Safari, and Kenyan Cruise.

Animal Encounters

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Ask about adding a visit from one of our incredible animal ambassadors to your meeting. Call or email groupsales@fotzkc.org or 816-595-1494 for more information.

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