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.

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.


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

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

Catering & Beverage Service

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

Imagine having your guests see penguins, sea lions or stingrays at your wedding!  Or, embark on one of our popular after-hours experiences to see the Zoo like you've never seen it before.

To make your event more impressive, how about taking a quick tour of the Zoo on the Emerson Zooline Railroad or a spin on the Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel?

A Zoo Wedding Story

The Zoo is the perfect place to start your story together. Each year many couples begin their story at the Saint Louis Zoo. Take a look at just some of their stories.

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

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