Rent the Pueblo Zoo Mandari Picnic Shelter 
for large parties or corporate events!

COVID-19 Update: In compliance with ongoing social distancing guidelines, the Pueblo Zoo is not currently accepting new event rentals. Existing rentals are being considered on a case by case basis. 

If you have an annual reservation or have other event related questions, please contact Noel at


The Mandari shelter is 60’ x 80’. Roughly 256 people can be seated at picnic tables with room for serving tables.



One half of the anticipated amount is required to reserve a date. Total payment must be made the day of the event.


Inflatables & Games:   

An additional fee of $60 per unit will be added to your total billing for inflatables, $100 per unit for water slides.


Table Rental:   

A limited number of 6ft. buffet style tables available for $8 each or 8ft. tables for $10 each. Please call in advance to reserve.

Food & Drinks:  

Each party is able to contract with a caterer of their choice or bring in their own food and drinks. The zoo does not provide food or drinks for Mandari rentals. Alcohol may be served under select circumstances. Please discuss this with your event manager during booking.


After-Hours Rental: 

Includes exclusive use of the Zoo. An additional charge of $500 to cover necessary Zoo staff. One professional security guard per 250 people is required.


Upon request, the caterer’s gate may be used for deliveries. The gate must remain closed during the event.



Corporate events must provide a certificate of liability insurance. Family or individual picnics must provide  a certificate of homeowner insurance.



Must be received at least 2 weeks prior to event. A refund, less a $150

non-refundable fee, will be given. If not received within the deadline no refund will be given.

To book a picnic:

719-561-1452 x106

Rental Rates

1-99 guests

$750 flat rate

100-249 guests

$7.50 per person

250-549 guests

$7.00 per person

550-999 guests

$6.75 per person

1000+ guests

$6.50 per person

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Rental Includes:
  • 4,800 square ft. shelter

  • Electricity & Water

  • 32 Picnic Tables

  • Trash Removal

  • Zoo Admission


For the safety of our animals:

Balloons, Straws and Pets are

NOT ALLOWED in the Zoo.



The Pueblo Zoo

 is a non-smoking facility.


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