Outdoor Picnic Venues

NORTH MEADOW
NORTH MEADOW

CAPACITY: 2,000

AVAILABLE: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

This expansive lawn located just inside the West Entrance, is ideal for large outdoor or tented events. The size of the North Meadow allows for versatile set-up options, activities and other extras.

INCLUDES: One half-hour Animal Ambassador Experience
COST: $2,200
F&B MINIMUM: $8,000

Additional rental equipment (alternative chairs, cocktail tables and A/V needs) available for a fee.


PICNIC SHELTER
PICNIC SHELTER

CAPACITY: 200

AVAILABLE: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Located near our Historic Carousel, the Picnic Shelter features an open air structure, permanent picnic tables and a grassy area for extra activities. Surrounded by lush greenery, this space provides a private wooded area for your guests to socialize.

INCLUDES: 14 picnic bench tables and one half-hour Animal Ambassador Experience
COST: $850 (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m) / $700 (3:00 – 6:00 p.m.)
F&B MINIMUM: $2,500

Rental equipment (tables and chairs) available for a fee.


Mesa Bronze
Mesa Bronze

CAPACITY: 70

AVAILABLE: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Located between the Historic Carousel and the Northern Trail, the Mesa Bronze offers a small picnic oasis while being centrally located to activity options and animal exhibits. As the most economical of our picnic sites, this space is ideal for smaller group sizes.

INCLUDES: 6 picnic bench tables including Ken Little’s Mesa Bronze art installation
COST: $475

Additional rental equipment (tables, chairs and canopies) available for a fee.


Family Farm
Family Farm

CAPACITY: 150

AVAILABLE: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Located just inside the South Entrance, the Family Farm is the perfect setting for a country casual celebration while never leaving city. A quaint fruit orchard makes the perfect backdrop as your guests enjoy the sights and sounds of the nearby barnyard animals including goats, miniature donkeys, chickens and pigs.

INCLUDES: (10) 8’ tables, 100 chairs, and one half-hour Animal Ambassador Experience
COST: $850 (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m) / $700 (3:00 – 6:00 p.m.)

Additional rental equipment (tables, chairs and canopies) available for a fee.


BEECH GROVE
BEECH GROVE

CAPACITY: 250

AVAILABLE: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Surrounded by old-growth beech trees, the Beech Grove is naturally secluded thanks to the lush foliage that envelopes the space. Beech Grove is located adjacent to the South Entrance to the zoo and the African Savanna.

INCLUDES: One half-hour Animal Ambassador Experience
COST: $850 (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) / $700 (3:00 – 6:00 p.m.)
F&B MINIMUM: $2,500

Rental equipment (tables, chairs and canopies) available for a fee.


MICROSOFT POLLINATOR PATIO
MICROSOFT POLLINATOR PATIO

CAPACITY: 20

AVAILABLE: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Looking for a venue for a small social event or company gathering? Entertain your group elegantly with an afternoon tea event in our beautiful Microsoft Pollinator Patio. Located behind the Molbak’s Butterfly Garden Exhibit this beautiful oasis is surrounded with an abundance of Pacific Northwest greenery and flora. This event space is perfect for groups of 20 or less.

COST: $425

Additional rental equipment (tables, chairs and canopies) available for a fee.


 
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