Private Events at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens Private Events at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Save the date for an awe-mazing affair!

A private event at The Living Desert transports guests across the globe, through the African savannah, the lush gardens of Madagascar, California’s palm oasis and the deserts of North America.

From lavish cocktail parties, receptions and holiday celebrations, to corporate mixers, meetings and team-building events, and even birthdays, graduations and proms, the Zoo offers a setting unlike anywhere else in the Coachella Valley.

With over 12 indoor/outdoor venue options to choose from and located just minutes from El Paseo and downtown Palm Desert, The Living Desert is a family-friendly where you can explore nature and create meaningful experiences and memories to last a lifetime.

Whether a large-scale conference, a mid-level event, or just a small affair, our professional and seasoned Events Team can assist you with planning an experience your guests will not forget.

Our onsite Caterer, Taste, can tailor your event’s menu to your liking and budget, or you may choose from one of our preferred vendors for your catering needs.

Inquire about our special behind-the-scenes tours, animal encounters, and after-hours programs that can be specifically tailored to meet the needs of your event.

For questions and bookings, contact group sales at (760) 346-5694  or email