Private Rentals

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is located just a few miles away from historic downtown New Bedford and nestled on seven beautiful acres.

The Zoo offers the perfect escape from the ordinary. Our facilities are ideal for bridal & baby showers, corporate meetings, and events, family gatherings, birthday parties & more! Create a lasting experience by adding animal encounters, face painting, and amusement rides to your special event.

The Wildlife Education Center classrooms offer ample room for corporate meetings and lunches. The space has a projector, screen, and sound system for presentations, and a dividing wall to create smaller spaces for breakouts.

Amenities Offered:

  • Unique Indoor & Outdoor Spaces
  • Animal Encounters
  • Table & Chairs
  • Amusement Rides & more!

For more information on booking your private event, please contact 

On behalf of all the animals and staff members of the BPZOO, we thank you for your support. All revenue from private events goes to support the Zoo’s mission, as well as its operation and development of the Zoo’s conservation efforts and education programs.

A Gift That Lasts All Year! 

BPZOO Memberships make a perfect gift for the animal lover in your life.