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Parties at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

Ever thought about having your next office party or family birthday celebration at a unique location?  Well, you’ve found it!  The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo is now offering our party room to you! Consider our space for your next gathering.  We will offer you a decorated space for children’s birthday parties or adult birthday parties and you may opt to decorate for your holiday or family gatherings. We will also offer an array of animal encounters, a fall Safari Ride or a guided tour through the Zoo.  Experience a “Keeper for the Day” with our Animal Care department or just bundle up and enjoy a spot by the fire pit!

We have a few different spaces available for you and your guests.  The “Discovery Room” in our gift shop is a 20’x30’ space with a museum ‘feel’ throughout.  You’ll appreciate the authenticity of our educational and enlightening “Discovery Room”!  The “Discovery Room” is capable of accommodating approximately 30-40 guests.

The Global Wildlife Safari Pavilion is also available for use.  Bundle up as you and your guests enjoy warm cider, spice cake and s’mores by our fire pit.  We have plenty of room, as the pavilion can seat up to 75-100 people comfortably.  On a sunny fall or winter day, this is the place to be!

Call us for more details on renting these spaces.  Birthday package pricing is available.  You may opt to bring your own catering supplies or your meals and beverages may be provided by one of our local catering establishments, which can provide a array of options to you to suit any budget.  Please ask for a list of these catering establishments.   Call 301.271.4922 ext. 10 for more information.