The Saint Louis Zoo regularly advertises requests for proposals for products and services.

Whenever feasible and appropriate, the Zoo will also post listings of bid opportunities on the Web. We have two areas of bid opportunies - general, which includes goods and services for the day to day operations of the Zoo, and facilities, which include improvements to the Zoo's physical grounds.

Invitation to Bidders

Saint Louis Zoo Kettle Corn Building

SCOPE: The work to be done under this contract shall consist of furnishing all tools, materials, labor and equipment necessary to build or install the items per plans and specifications titled St. Louis Zoo Kettle Corn Building dated 09/18/15 as set forth by the Architecture firm Architextures, LLC. The Zoo will self-perform a portion of the work and will bid out the following:

1) Rough Carpentry/Framing, Metal Roof Framing/Trusses, Sheathing, Doors/Hardware/Windows (except door locksets and closers), Roof/Gutters/Downspouts, Ice Clips for Roof, Rolling Door/Window

2) Hood/Suppression, HVAC

3) Stone Masonry (Fond Du Lac)


Mandatory prebid meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 14, at 10:00 a.m. in the Anheuser-Busch Theatre located on the main floor of The Living World.

BID DATE: Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm and opened publicly in the The Facilities Management Conference Room immediately thereafter.

BID DOCUMENTS: Bid Documents will be available on Wednesday, October 14,
2015 at the Pre-Bid walk through or at Document Imaging St. Louis 314-531-0167.

ZOO CONTACTS: If you have any questions, contact the Zoo at 314-646-4631
Fax: (314) 646-5531 or e-mail address below.

Patrick Williamson, C.P.M. Director of Purchasing and Distribution 

Contact for all bids:

Patrick Williamson, C.P.M.
Director, Purchasing and Distribution
Direct: (314) 646-4631
Zoo: (314) 781-0900, ext. 4631
Fax: (314) 646-5533
Saint Louis Zoo
One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110

Bid Policies

The Saint Louis Zoo enjoys the support of the community through the Metropolitan Zoological Park & Museum District. For this reason, the Zoo makes every effort to return that support by contracting with qualified businesses within the District (comprised of St. Louis and St. Louis County) whenever possible.