Grab your swim suit or favorite Aloha shirt for a summer outdoor party party at Cool Zoo. This wild and wet splash park also includes Gator Run with a lazy river, two sandy beaches, and outdoor patio seating. In addition, there is a Beach Party menu with everything from classic seaside fare to a grill menu that will keep you coming back for more!

Location: Audubon Zoo

Capacity: Up to 1,500


  • Cool Zoo, a wild and wet splash park with a huge alligator water slide
  • Gator Run offers a 750-foot lazy river, two sand beaches and lounge chairs
  • Lockers, family restroom and outdoor showers
  • Rafts for all lazy river floaters; kids under 48 inches will need a life jacket (supplied by Audubon Zoo)
  • Outdoor patio seating and party lights
  • Summer fun atmosphere
  • Non-traditional party venue
  • Free parking


  • Daytime Events: Only available on weekends in September. Read more.
  • Evening Events: Available one hour after the Zoo closes. Read more.
  • Sample Menus: Grill packages, picnic menus, snoball stands, bars and beverages. Read more.

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