Event and Facility Rentals

Events are second nature to us!

Located in beautiful Larkey Park, Lindsay Wildlife Experience welcomes more than 100,000 visitors annually to our premier education and science center. Surrounded by regional trails, a redwood and oak grove, and wildlife-friendly landscaping, our facilities can quickly become the perfect spot for a cocktail reception, birthday party or corporate retreat.

And at Lindsay, your event can be enhanced by Live. Wild. Animals–an experience not offered anywhere else in Contra Costa County! When you rent at Lindsay you are supporting the sustainability of wildlife in your community for generations to come.

Contact us and we can help plan your event to ensure that it’s successful, fun and, of course, WILD!

Corporate Team Building

Looking for a unique and challenging setting for your next teambuilding training or exercise? Offer your employees a memorable experience in a natural setting by working with Lindsay Wildlife Experience and PALEOVENTURES! Click here to learn more!

Meetings, Weddings, Corporate Events

Experience the transformation of Lindsay’s exhibit hall and meeting rooms from a natural sciences education center into a unique location for your next event.

Scroll down to see the event spaces we offer. And please fill out the contact form below for more information on renting out Lindsay or to schedule a tour.

To download our Event Rental brochure and see starting rental costs click here!

Thomas J. Long Exhibit Hall

Located on the upper level, this 5,000-square-foot hall displays live, non-releasable California wild animals. This is a memorable and unique setting for corporate events, cocktail receptions, dinners and holiday parties. Enjoy your event as the animals watch!

Buckeye Room

This newly renovated large conference room with projector and video player can be used for an intimate celebration such as a baby shower or as a corporate meeting space. With an adjacent small patio, the possibilities are endless.

Manzanita Room

Situated on Lindsay’s lower level, the Manzanita Room has its own private entrance. At 2,500-square-feet, the room can comfortably accommodate 100 guests seated at round tables or up to 175 guests seated theater style. From large celebrations to a lecture or presentation, this space is the ultimate community room!

Live Oak and Bay Laurel Classrooms

Lindsay offers two 500-square feet classrooms that have some fun amphibian and scaly friends always in attendance! Each room can accommodate up to 30 guests and are equipped with blackboards and bulletin boards.

Rental costs and capacity

Rental costs will depend on many factors, including rental category, room selection, date of rental, and any applicable cleaning/damage fees. The minimum rental period is two hours. For space availability and pricing, please contact our Membership and Events Coordinator, Crystal Moore, at cmoore@lindsaywildlife.org

Book a Child’s Birthday Party at Lindsay!

Come celebrate your special day at Lindsay. You and your guests will meet live animals, learn fun facts, and explore the exhibit hall. Click for more details.

We require at least four-week advance reservation. Reservations may be made up to three months ahead, and full payment is due at time of booking reservationFor more information and date availability, contact Bryan Mosley, Education Specialist, at 925-627-2930 or bmosley@lindsaywildlife.org.

Event Rental Inquiry Form