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Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

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

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

Whether a large-scale conference, a mid-level event, or a small affair, our professional and seasoned Events Team are here to help. And our onsite caterer, Taste, and our preferred vendors will tailor your event to exceed your expectations.

Weddings and Parties

Say “I Do” at the Zoo!

The Living Desert offers six breathtaking wedding ceremony sites and seven exceptional wedding reception venues, each wonderfully wild in their own special way.

Corporate Events

Host your next family reunion, anniversary or holiday party at the Zoo!

The Living Desert is the perfect venue for your next corporate event. Host a retreat, client or employee appreciation event, cocktail or holiday party at a one-of-a-kind location. Our unique venues transform into the perfect location for a party of any size or style.

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