Venue Rental Fees Include:

  • Tables and chairs (within inventory)
  • Event set-up and breakdown
  • Evening guest transportation to event space (available for all venues except Flamingo Room)
  • Basic A/V: audio, microphones, screen/monitor (available only in Flamingo Room, Base Camp and Highland Hippo Hut)
  • Dedicated Event Manager
  • Security for up to 300 guests

ZooNorth Pavilion

Picnic perfection! Ideal for company picnics and family reunions with seating for up to 450 at our custom-built farm style picnic tables with enough room for additional seating to accommodate over 500 guests! Available for daytime and evening events.

Flamingo Room

Coming Spring of 2020, the new & improved Flamingo Room! We are currently revamping this space to provide your guests a fantastic location to meet. This space is ideal for corporate parties, receptions, meetings or any occasion. The indoor space can accommodate 88 – 125 guests for dinners and presentation-style seating. The outdoor deck overlooks the Zoo’s Flamingo Pond and has additional space for 175 guests. Available during zoo operating hours and for after-hours events. Can be combined with the Prime Meridian Café for large scale events.

Prime Meridian Cafe

We are currently revamping this space to provide your guests a fantastic location to meet. Café by day, cocktails & dinner by night. Our largest, evening indoor event space, the Prime Meridian Café is getting a makeover and will debut in Spring of 2020! The Prime Meridian Cafe will feature a gorgeous open floor plan that transforms into the perfect setting for your reception or dinner. Combined with the Flamingo Room, this space will accommodate up to 350 guests seated indoors and an additional 175 guests seated on the surrounding deck. Available for after-hours events only.

Cat Green

Party under the stars in the heart of the Dallas Zoo. Providing a rustic chic atmosphere, Cat Green is the perfect after-hours location to host 100 – 500 guests.

Base Camp

This after-hours venue nestled in the Giants of the Savanna, Base Camp is host to our African elephants. These majestic creatures are the perfect guests to accompany your cocktail party for up to 175 or seated dinner for up to 136.

Savanna Experience

Elephants, giraffes and cheetahs, oh my! Enjoy exclusive evening only access to the full Giants of the Savanna for up to 450 guests for a seated event and 1,000 guests for a cocktail reception.

Giraffe Overlook Tents

Enjoy the view of our beautiful reticulated giraffes from your Savanna hideaway. Available during both daytime and after-hours for up to 50 guests.

Wilds of Africa

The ideal outdoor setting for your gala. With the Highland Hippo Hut included, your event will be the talk of the town! Available evenings only for up to 650 guests for a seated event or up to 1,000 for a cocktail reception.

Highland Hippo Hut

Welcome the Nile hippo back to the Dallas Zoo! The Highland Hippo Hut is tucked away in our newest exhibit, the Simmons Hippo Outpost. Be on the lookout for the elusive Okapi that share this exhibit with our Nile hippo. Enjoy this serene & lush setting that is available for daytime meetings for up to 60 guests and evening events for up to 250.

Buy Out the Zoo!

Give your guests the ultimate after-hours zoo experience by renting ZooNorth, ZooSouth or all 106 acres! Ideal for company outings and employee appreciation events. With exclusive keeper chats, feedings and a variety of activities, your guests will have the wildest time. Maximum of 8,000 guests.

Contact Us About Your Event!

Call 469-554-7477 or click here for our inquiry form.