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.

  • MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION:

    August 8, 2018 in The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level.

    BID DATE: Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before 1:00pm August 22, 2018 submitted to the Distribution Center on Wells Drive at Gate 5, and opened publicly in the FM Conference Room immediately thereafter. 

    BID DOCUMENTS:  

    Bid Docs Pathway Asphalt Overlay

    Asphalt Map 2018

  • The project scope of work consists of removal of waterproof coating from indoor hippo pool using high pressure water blasting process, and re-coat as per detailed specifications found in the specification document.

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On August 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level. Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before August 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. and opened immediately after in The Facility Management Conference  Room. 

    Hippo Pool Process & Specs

    Hippo Pool Restoration Bid 

    Hippo Pool Color Choice

  • The project scope of work consists of structural repairs related to the support of the wood timber roof purlins at the east end of Peabody Hall (The original Elephant/Hippo House) at the St. Louis Zoo.

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On June 26, 2018 at 1:00PM at The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level in the Employee Learning Center. Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before July12, 2018 at 2:00PM and opened immediately after in The Living World boardroom. 

    Peabody Hall Structural Roof Repairs RFP

    Peabody Drawings

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
williamson@stlzoo.org
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.