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Group Sales

Group Sales

A Troop of Monkeys, a Herd of Elephants or a Pack of Wolves…no matter what size your group may be, we want to make your visit as WILD as possible!

Check below to see which category fits your flock:  

*Prepaid tickets may be used ONLY during regular hours. Coupons and/or promotions may not be combined with discounted tickets. Special events, such as Brew at the Zoo or the Breakfast Series, are excluded from these offers. Tickets ARE valid for Events included with Zoo admission, such as Bunny Bonanzoo and ZooBooo!

Group Reservations - General Information

Perfect if you’re not sure of the exact size of your group. You can estimate the number of guests when you make your reservation and then pay for the actual number on the day of your visit.

Group Reservation Procedures:

  • Groups must consist of 15 or more people to receive discount. Special needs and scout groups need only 10 or more people to receive discount.
  • Reservations are required and must be completed at least one month prior to scheduled visit.
  • Deposit of $75 or 10% (whichever is greater) of anticipated total is required.  Please submit deposit with reservation form. Form may be emailed or faxed, or mailed with a check.
  • Please note that you will be held to 80% of estimated group size.  Adjust the size of the group to make sure that you are comfortable with your 80% number.
  • Once registered, groups will receive a Group Permit from the Group Sales office which must be presented upon arrival to The Zoo.
  • One chaperone is required per every 8 children. Chaperones must be at least 21 years of age.
  • All guests must be present when entering the Zoo and ONE payment IN FULL is made at the Main Gate.
  • Permit may be used for admission only on the date stated on the permit. Rain dates are available.
  • For information on pre-ordered lunches, please click here.

2015 Group Rates              Winter Group Rates (Jan-Feb)
ADULT: $11.25                    ADULT: $8.00
CHILD: $9.50                      CHILD: $8.00
SENIOR: $10.75                  SENIOR: $8.00

Click here for the 2015 Group Reservation Form (pdf)

Click here for Winter Group Reservation Form (pdf)

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

If you would rather have physical tickets mailed to you, please read more about Advanced Group Ticketing below.

Out-of-State School Groups

Perfect for out-of-state school groups for a day at The Zoo! Estimate the size of your group and pay for the actual number on the day of your visit. Information on our Self-Guided Zoo Trek, a do-it-yourself field trip through The Zoo, will be sent to you with your trip confirmation. Click here to learn more about programs offered by our Education department.

Please read the group reservation procedures above.

2015 Out-of-State School Group Rates              Winter Group Rates (Jan-Feb)
ADULT: $11.25                                                       ADULT: $8.00
CHILD: $9.50                                                         CHILD: $8.00
SENIOR: $10.75                                                     SENIOR: $8.00

Click here for the 2015 Group Reservation Form (pdf)

Click here for Winter Group Reservation Form (pdf)

If you are a Maryland School Group, please click here. 

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

Scout Groups

Have a WILDlife day at the Zoo! Scout groups need only 10 people to receive group rates. Visit our Zoo Scout pagefor more information on activities at the Zoo.

Please read the group reservation procedures above.

2015 Scout Group Rates              Winter Group Rates (Jan-Feb)
ADULT: $11.25                               ADULT: $8.00
CHILD: $9.50                                 CHILD: $8.00
SENIOR: $10.75                             SENIOR: $8.00

Click here for the 2015 Group Reservation Form (pdf)

Click here for Winter Group Reservation Form (pdf)

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

Summer Camp Groups

Whatever size your camp group may be, we want to make your summer as WILD as possible! Information on our Self-Guided Zoo Trek, a do-it-yourself field trip through the Zoo, will be sent to you with your trip confirmation.

Please read the group reservation procedures above.

2015 Summer Camp Group Rates              Winter Group Rates (Jan-Feb)
ADULT: $11.25                                               ADULT: $8.00
CHILD: $9.50                                                 CHILD: $8.00
SENIOR: $10.75                                             SENIOR: $8.00

Click here for the 2015 Group Reservation Form (pdf)

Click here for Winter Group Reservation Form (pdf)

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

Tour Operators

 
Please call the Group Sales office at 443.552.5277 or email groupsales@marylandzoo.org for more information on special offers for Tour Operators!

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

Advanced Group Ticketing

If you group is a herd about the rest, then you’ll love this option! Purchase your tickets in advance and have them mailed directly to you. Not only will you be able to bypass the ticket lines, but you’ll also receive a discount!

Advanced Ticket Ordering Procedures:

  • Groups must consist of 15 or more people to receive discount. Special needs and scout groups need only 10 or more people to receive discount.
  • Reservations are required and must be completed at least one month prior to scheduled visit.
  • Deposit of $75 or 10% (whichever is greater) of anticipated total is required.  Please submit deposit with reservation form. Form may be emailed or faxed, or mailed with a check.
  • Full payment must be received a minimum of two weeks prior to visit. Tickets will then be sent via USPS Priority mail.
  • One chaperone is required per every 8 children. Chaperones must be at least 21 years of age.
  • No refunds on unused tickets; however, tickets are valid for ONE YEAR from the date of issue.

2015 Advanced Ticket Rates
ADULT: $11.50
CHILD: $9.75
SENIOR: $11.00

Click here for 2015 Advanced Ticket Order Form (pdf)

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

Consignment Ticket Program

Are you a corporation, hotel, military installation or association looking for something special for your employees, guests and members? The Zoo offers organizations the opportunity to provide discount tickets at NO UPFRONT COST to you! Valid any day that the Zoo is open*! Pay monthly for tickets sold or distributed, and return any unused tickets at the end of the year.

*Consignment tickets may NOT be used for special events not included with Zoo admission, such as Brew at the Zoo, or when the Zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Tickets are valid, however, for events included with admission, such as ZooBooo! or Bunny Bonanzoo.

Consignment Agreement (pdf)

Consignment Ticket Request (pdf)

Consignment Payment/Return Form (pdf)

FREE Car, Bus & Motorcoach Parking!

Guided Group Tours

Looking to do something special when your group visits the Zoo? How about arranging a guided tour? Click here to learn more about Guided Group Tours, and be sure to mention it when you make your group reservation!

Contact the Group Sales Office

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Phone: 443.552.5277
Fax:
443.320.9027
Email:
groupsales@marylandzoo.org

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Group Sales Department
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD  21217