The Minnesota Zoo offers two beautiful, conveniently located picnic sites. These sites feature a covered pavilion and can accommodate groups of 65 to several thousands.


Picnic Sites
Picnic Information

Our food is freshly grilled and prepared onsite at your shelter. All catering is provided exclusively by Lancer Catering.

Additional Options:
Zoo Bucks: These special dollars can be used throughout the Zoo to enjoy the many different options we have to offer such as food service and gift shops. Zoo Bucks are sold in $1 increments.

ZooMobile: Trained naturalist provide a hands on animal education and entertaining environmental experience.

Endangered Species Carousel tickets.

Entertainment options: face painting, temporary tattoos, inflatables, and games.

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