We are hardwired for connection—it’s what gives meaning and purpose to our lives.

— Brene’ Brown

Our Special Occasions package offers your family and friends an empowering opportunity to explore, play, and connect with nature, our animal friends, and each other in fun and imaginative ways. Discover unusual varieties of plant life in the gardens, walk along the Sweetwater path, hide-away in a swinging tree pod, or relax in one of our rocking chairs overlooking the grounds.

Ideal For: Birthday parties (children and adults), graduation parties, family reunions.

Price: $12.00 per person. Price also includes the Sweetwater event tent for 2 hours. Additional tent rental is $100.00 per hour.

Group Size: Minimum of 15 guests or $180.00. Maximum of 50 guests. (Each additional guest over 15 will be $12.00 plus tax.)

*A deposit of $100 is required to hold the date and time for your event. Please call us to schedule your special occasion event.

Available Time Slots: 
Wednesday – Saturday, 9:30 – 11:30 or 12:00 – 2:00
Sundays 10:00 -12:00
Time slots allow for 2 hours in the party tent plus we will give you 30 minutes before your event, free of charge, for decorating.


Additional Notes:

  • Sweetwater season pass holders will receive a 10% discount off the total price of their event.
  • Special occasion events can only be booked during regular business hours, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm. Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Alcohol is prohibited and no pets please with the exception of service animals.
  • For information regarding our cancellation policy please go to our FAQ’s page
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