Wild Lights & Holiday Dinner

Wild Lights and
Holiday Dinner Package

Host your holiday party during Wild Lights! Guests are welcome to stroll through Wild Lights at their leisure. Private party rentals are hosted in our heated Canopy Gardens Hall. Rental add-ons can include Santa Meet-and-Greets, animal encounters and carousel rides.

Canopy Gardens Hall Rentals

Our premier indoor/outdoor space, Canopy Gardens Hall and patio is available for a private rental during the week for a holiday party with one of our catering packages. This space can accommodate groups from 50- 150 guests.

WeekDay Rental

3 Hour Rental - $1000

Monday – Thursday
Daytime Rentals Must Conclude by 3PM
Evening Rentals Available Beginning at 5PM

**Wild Lights Experience Available Only When Purchasing 
the Private Wild Lights Zoo Rental**


Weekend Rental

3 Hour Rental - $2000

Friday - Sunday
Daytime Rentals Must Conclude by 3PM
Evening Rentals Available Beginning at 5PM

Weekend rentals Include admission to our Wild Lights Experience.


Catering Packages

Cocktail Party

$29.95 per person

Hour 1

Choice of 3 Stationed Hors D’oeuvres

Hour 2

9 Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Hour 3
Holiday Desserts, Coffee & Tea

Dinner Buffet

$39.95 per person

Salad, Rolls, Butter
Choice of 2 Entrees
Choice of 2 Sides
Holiday Desserts, Coffee & Tea

Enhanced Dinner Buffet

$59.95 per person

Hour 1

2 Stationed Hors D’oeuvres
6 Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Hour 2

2 Entrée Buffet Dinner
Salad, Rolls, Butter

Hour 3
Holiday Desserts, Coffee & Tea

Pricing subject to 6% sales tax and 20% service charge

Beverage Options


3 Hours - $8.00 per person

Includes Assorted Soda & Bottled Water

Open Bar

3 Hours Full Premium - $29.00 per person


3 Hours Beer & Wine - $21.00 per person

*Non-Alcoholic Package Pricing Applies for Guests Under 21.

Consumption / Cash Bar

Bar Setup Fee - $250.00

Price per Drink:
Soda/Water – $2.00
Domestic Beer – $6.00
Imported Beer – $7.00
Craft Beer – $7.00
Seltzer – $7.00
Wine – $8.00
Mixed Drink – $9.00
Unlimited Soda & Water – $4.00 per person

Please email events@elmwoodparkzoo.org or call 610-277-3825 x242 to book your holiday Party.