From a casual picnic or company BBQ to an over-the-top reunion or an elegant wedding,
the Phoenix Zoo has more than 15 venues that offer unique and beautiful backdrops for any event.

We are a conveniently centralized location with easy access from Downtown Phoenix, Scottsdale or Tempe.

Other great features include free parking, flexible scheduling, courteous & professional event staff on site, catering list consisting of five of the valley’s top catering companies and bar service. For more information, please call 602-914-4301.

Social events

Whatever the occasion, our beautiful outdoor or indoor venues will make your next event one to remember. 

We have locations that can accommodate large or small groups in a beautiful one-of- a-kind setting no matter what you are planning such as an anniversary, baby shower, bar/bat mitzvah, birthday celebration, formals, proms, quinceñeras, retirement party or a wedding.


corporate events

It’s a Jungle out there! Let us help you with your next corporate event. Whether it’s a tame business meeting or a wild company picnic the Phoenix Zoo has a unique venue for you. 

With several indoor or outdoor venues to choose from we have your event needs covered. 


fundraising events

The Phoenix Zoo allows non-profit groups to host fundraising events on zoo grounds.  From formal galas to laid back outdoor family focused events the zoo makes a unique backdrop to excite & delight your donors. Get them out of their usual surroundings and into the Zoo. With exotic animals & lush landscaping in the back ground the Phoenix Zoo will leave your guests with a lasting impression & something to talk about after they go.

Non-Profit organizations do receive a 25% discount on venue rental fees. 

zoolights events

Join the Phoenix Zoo at the Valley’s brightest holiday tradition: ZooLights presented by SRP! ZooLights shines with millions of lights, a three-story-high holiday tree, hundreds of glimmering light displays and lakeside music-in-motion shows. ZooLights is open to the public November through January. All evening events during this time allow your guests to experience the magic and excitement of ZooLights. Dates fill quickly—reserve your venue now and create an evening your guests will always remember!