Santa Barbara Zoo Event Locations

Hilltop & Palm Garden

A gorgeous Hill Top with a 360 degree view of the Mountains and Santa Barbara Harbor. A large space for memorable weddings, large corporate picnics, social gatherings and more!

2019 Pricing

  • Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (April – October) 2018 - 4,800.00

  • Monday through Thursday (April – October) 2018- 3,800.00

  • Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (November – March) 2018 - 4,300.00

  • Monday through Thursday (November – March) 2018 - 3,300.00

Site Fee Includes: The site rental from 5:00p.m.-10:00p.m., admission and parking* for up to 200** guests. If the number of guests attending your event exceeds 200, you will be required to pay $18 for each person over that amount (in addition to the site fee). Two event hosts to assist with deliveries/escorts, and a security guard on duty during your event. 

Rent the Entire Zoo for Your Event! 

Would you like to reserve the whole Zoo exclusively for your event? Give your guests the opportunity to really “spread their wings” after hours, for an additional fee of $2,000. None of the Zoo’s other event sites will be reserved for another private event on your date. This option includes Animals Out Late from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., a private look at our animals after hours. Available for Hilltop evening events only, based on availability.

Palm Garden - Kacie Jean Photography

Palm Garden - Kacie Jean Photography

The Hilltop - Kacie Jean Phtography