Detroit Zoo - Groups

Become an instant hero in your organization!

Each year we host hundreds of groups and events at the Detroit Zoo from 20 to several thousand people through a variety of discount admission, picnic and private catered events. Whether you want to fire up team spirit through a delicious catered picnic for your employees and their families, create an elegant and unique retirement dinner, provide a memorable team building experience, or take advantage of year-round discounts for employees, our sales associates are eager to help you get the ball rolling!

  • Groups of 15+

    Groups of 15 or more visiting at the same time can take advantage of discounted general admission pricing by clicking here.

    Group admission rates valid during regular Zoo hours. The Detroit Zoo is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Parking may be paid in advance or at Main Admissions. Hours and prices are subject to change without notice.

    For groups with special needs, call (248) 541-5717, ext. 3300

    15+ General Admission

    GroupsIn order to receive a group discount, you MUST purchase 15 or more tickets in your shopping cart. Tickets are valid for general admission only and do not include vouchers for rides or attractions. Parking is not included.

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    Groups 15+ Inquiry Form

  • Tickets & More!

    Detroit Zoo - Tickets and MoreThe Detroit Zoo offers an exciting and secure way for your employees, staff and members to purchase tickets online and enjoy savings with our discount program, Tickets & More! Participation in this program is absolutely FREE and easy to administer.

    Detroit Zoo tickets may be purchased securely online 24 hours a day, seven days a week through your own unique password-protected area of our website. Program participants simply log into their personalized store where they can purchase discounted general admission tickets, exclusive ticket packages and memberships in minutes. Upon completion of their transaction, they can then print their tickets from the convenience of a personal computer and enjoy a wonderful day at the Detroit Zoo.


    • Best year-round savings!
    • No deposit or down payment required by your organization.
    • Easy to administer without time-consuming paperwork or the handling of ticket sales.
    • Payment is made by participants directly to your secure store website using a credit card at the time of purchase.
    • Tickets may be purchased online and printed at home.
    • Free promotional materials readily available for your internal use.
    • Our Group Sales Manager will assist you with set-up and program administration.


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  • School Groups / Field Trips
    • Group reservations must be made at least 30 days prior to your visit.
    • To make a reservation, please fill out the form below.
    • Please note that some days are not available due to special events or capacity limitations.
    • You will receive a confirmation statement with further instructions within one week from date received.

    The school group discount is only available during the traditional school year (after Labor Day through June 15, Monday – Friday).


    Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County
    (pre-payment required)
    Student – $8 Student – $10
    Adult – $8
    (includes chaperones and teachers)
    Adult – $10
    (includes chaperones and teachers)
    Parking: $8/car, $12/bus Parking: $8/car, $12/bus

    Unavailable Dates

    • Saturdays and Sundays
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