Are you searching for the perfect venue for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, wedding reception or send-off brunch? Did you know that the Saint Louis Zoo has a number of beautiful locations to host all your wedding festivities?

At the Zoo, we understand that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. We want to make the planning of your event as effortless for you as possible, all while providing the details that can make each event as unique as each couple.

Whether you seek the drama and grandeur that surround you as you enter The Living World’s 65-foot rotunda or the quaint views of Missouri wildflowers and cascading waterfall at the McDonnell Center at River Camp, the Zoo has the space that is just right for you. The Zoo has the perfect location to set the stage for your special day – intimate outdoor events among the Zoo’s animal collection or extravagant indoor celebrations in elegant surroundings.


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We invite you to let the Saint Louis Zoo's talent and unique atmosphere capture the desired mood and every detail of your imagination! You can count on us to understand your need for flexibility, service and care. We'll handle the details. You can just relax and handle the compliments.

Ceremony Sites

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Our world-class Zoo offers 11 elegant wedding ceremony sites, such as the Bird Garden Gazebo, The Meadow on Historic Hill and Hippo Landing.

Catering & Beverage Service

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Saint Louis Zoo Mane Event Catering is a full service caterer, offering not only a diverse array of menu options, but also theme development including décor, entertainment and special touches that make your wedding event truly outstanding. From boxed lunches to caviar, our staff of culinary experts will be available to assist you in the coordination of every palate-pleasing detail.

Animals & Attractions

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The Zoo offers animal meet-and-greets and attraction rental options that can help make your big day even more exciting for your guests. Imagine having animals like fennec foxes or Bateleur eagles greet your friends and family! And, to make your event more impressive, how about taking your guests on a quick tour of the Zoo on the Zooline Railroad or a spin on the Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel?

Plan Your Event

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To have a Saint Louis Zoo representative contact you about pricing, availability and the details of your event, fill out an inquiry form. Or, contact us at 314-646-4855 or