The Minnesota Zoo’s lush grounds and serene settings form a beautiful and unique backdrop for your special day. Treat your guests to the Zoo in a private setting, while celebrating your special occasion.


One of the Minnesota Zoo’s internationally acclaimed exhibits is a one-of-a-kind setting for your event.

Lakeside Terrace

Located on the Zoo’s new Central Plaza, the Lakeside Terrace is a seasonal venue that overlooks the Main Lake while the bride and groom deliver their vows under a beautiful willow tree.

Call of the Wild

The Minnesota Zoo’s restaurant is magically transformed into an elegant banquet facility.

Discovery Bay

Surround yourself with the calm serenity of the Discovery Bay featuring aquatic and marine wildlife.