Whatever the event, we have venues big and small that can accommodate your requests.
Located inside the Zoo grounds, the Peck Welcome Center features a spacious indoor ballroom with large glass windows, terrazzo floors and high ceilings. Access to an outdoor patio on the north side makes this space truly transitional. Seating for up to 320 people is included.
With ample parking and a terribly fun atmosphere, treat guests to a one-of-a-kind zoo celebration. This space is perfect for corporate events, holiday parties, reunions, cocktail receptions, fundraisers and more.
Evening: $2,000 (6 p.m.-12 a.m.)
Located near the Zoo’s front entrance and adjacent to the main restaurant, the Flamingo Café, the Flamingo Room seats up to 50 guests, and has audiovisual capabilities. An attractive light-filled space suitable for a corporate meeting or luncheon, this space contracts exclusively with the Zoo’s in-house concessionaire, Taste, for food and beverage service.
Weekday pricing: $600 + $2.50 per person rate
Host your after-hours event on the grandest scale–the home of our African elephants. With floor-to-ceiling windows, the Loft overlooks the state-of-the-art Elephant Care Center, a recreation room of sand and padded floors with plenty of space for enrichment activities.
AV connections and setup are available. Food and beverage is required to be contracted with the Zoo’s in-house concessionaire, Taste.
$2,000 (Daytime pricing available)
Located on Zoo grounds, rent either the Stearns Family Apes of Africa or Primates of the World buildings separately, or combine your reservation and accommodate up to 250 guests. Spend time with your closest friends, family and colleagues among Western lowland gorillas and orangutans, to mention a few.
$1,000 each + per person rate
500 each minimum
A campground feel inside the Zoo grounds, Little Oak can accommodate up to 300 guests with its covered storage and bar area next to dozens of picnic tables. Little Oak is the closest you’ll feel to actually being in the wilderness.
$600 each + per person rate
Located on Zoo grounds across from Adventure Africa, the Tembo Trail and Savanna Walk are outdoor spaces rentable for those events that really want to explore the Zoo. With dozens of picnic tables and covered areas, this location is central to exploring all day.
$800 each + per person rate
All picnic areas are furnished with electricity and water. All building and picnic rentals are by contract and paid deposit only.
To rent a space, call Cheyenne Gillis at 414-256-5430 or Manny Medina at 414-256-5433.