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

Vendor Registration

The Saint Louis Zoo is pleased to offer a free, online vendor registration system, powered by Vendor Registry. New vendors register here.

Invitation to Bidders

Whenever feasible and appropriate, the Zoo will also post listings of bid opportunities on the Web. We have two areas of bid opportunities - 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.

  • The Saint Louis Zoo seeks community input as a part of its strategic planning process. The
    strategic plan will provide a roadmap for the zoo over the next five to ten years and focuses on
    both Main and North campuses. We seek a company to help us incorporate community
    input into our strategic plan process. See Bid Documents for further details.

    Community Engagement Study RFP 2019


  • Elect. Dist. Sw & Fuse Sizes STL Zoo Feeder BreakdownThe scope of the project includes:

    The Owner shall be furnished an Arc Flash Assessment on their electrical distribution system, which shall include the following: Single Line Drawings, Remediation Recommendations, Report Input Data, short-circuit and protective device coordination studies, for our total power distribution system as prepared by qualified and certified engineering services.

    Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting & Site Inspection – On 7/26/2019  at 12:30 p.m.

    Meet at the Living World Lower Rotunda. Note for the walkthrough, individuals must have a Tb test conducted within the last 12 months and know their status, and bring appropriate N95 respirator or PAPR hood.

    Saint Louis Zoo 2019 Arc Flash Hazard Analysis-Short Circuit-Coordination Study RFP

    STL Zoo Feeder Breakdown

    Elect. Dist. Sw & Fuse Sizes


  • The scope of the project includes:

    The Saint Louis Zoo requires for several sections of the track making up the Zooline Railroad be removed and then replaced. All eligible bidders will be required to attend a pre-bid meeting and walkthrough on 7/16/2019 at 9:00 AM. Meet in the lower Rotunda of the Living World.

    Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before  8/8/2019 at 2:00 p.m. 

    Saint Louis Zoo 2019 Track Replacement RFP

  • Request for Proposal

    The Saint Louis Zoo invites you to submit a proposal for the non-exclusive supply and delivery of a Point of Sale System for the Saint Louis Zoo in accordance with the attached requirements, Instructions, Terms and Conditions, Specifications, Price Schedule- Appendix A.

    The Proposal package includes Instructions, Terms & Conditions, Specifications, and Forms. Quoted prices shall remain in effect for a period of ninety (90) days from the Proposal due date.

    Due Date: To be considered, your proposal must be completed, and received at the office of the Director, Procurement, Distribution Center, Saint Louis Zoo, Gate 5 Off Wells Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110 or Mailed to: Saint Louis Zoo, One Government Drive. Saint Louis, Mo. 63110 by 2 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2019. 

    Saint Louis Zoo Unified Point of Sale RFP

    Addendum 1 2019 Unified Point of Sale System

  • The scope of the project includes:

    The goal of this project is to install digital signage above our Welcome Desk located at the South Entrance of the Saint Louis Zoo. Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting & Site Inspection - On June 27th at 10 am Meet at the South Entrance Welcome Desk.

    Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before 7/10/2019 at 2 p.m. 

    Saint Louis Zoo South Welcome Desk Signage Project 2019 RFP

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.