During this time, our team continues to provide rental information and is accepting reservations. We are also conducting venue and site tours  by appointment. Some animal habitats and attractions may not be available. As dates near, more specifics will be provided, including the  regulations and guidelines that must be followed, during your event.

The Saint Louis Zoo provides an unforgettable setting for your special event – whether a wedding, corporate meeting or class reunion. Flexible in design and accommodating by function, the Zoo's event facilities can at once be the site of a Paris bistro, an exotic garden, a moonlit veranda or a business forum. Whether your event is for ten people or 10,000 the Zoo's superior services, meticulous planning and attention to detail will make your event a memorable one.

Corporate Meetings

From business meetings and team-building experiences, to company picnics and holiday parties, every corporate event is a little more fun when held at the Saint Louis Zoo. Whether you are hosting a gala event catered by our Mane Event Catering, or simply hosting a small business meeting, you can be sure our team of Private Event Managers will meticulously execute all the details of your event.

Private Events

The Saint Louis Zoo is St. Louis’ wildest event destination for anniversary celebrations, milestone birthday parties or class reunions. The generous amenities of our facilities are suitable for any size event, and the iconic backdrop of animal habitats is sure to rekindle fond memories while creating new ones. Plan your next special event at the Zoo for a party you won’t soon forget.


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

Note About Birthday Parties

The Saint Louis Zoo no longer offers birthday party programs. If you’d like to host a private event with catering at the Zoo, prices start at $800. Feel free to check out Forest Park picnic sites; call (314) 289-5330 for rental information.

Plan Your Event

To have a Saint Louis Zoo representative contact you about pricing, availability and the details of your event, contact us at 314-646-4855, rentals@stlzoo.org or fill out the form below.

Rental Inquiry Form