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Special Occasion
Catered Events

From the casual to the exotic to lavish black-tie elegance, the Louisville Zoo can help create a memorable and unique event for your group.

  • Holiday Parties

  • Banquets

  • Sorority or Fraternity Parties

  • Birthday Parties (50+ people)

  • Anniversary Dinners

  • Family Celebrations

  • Weddings, Wedding Receptions,
    Rehearsal Dinners

  • And More…

Select from a variety of unique themed venues from the elegant African Outpost at the gateway to the award-winning Gorilla Forest, to the Gheens Room, nestled in the lush ISLANDS exhibit, to the spacious outdoor Oasis Festival Tent and private event green space. Visit our event facilities

Taste of the Wild

Learn more about the Zoo’s exclusive caterer, Taste of the Wild, and see how they can spice up your event. They offer an eclectic menu and have the capability to cater any type of event from lavish gala, picnic, and after-hours events.



Call the Zoo's Group Sales department at (502) 238-5348 for more details or to schedule a tour. Or send us a Request for Information and a sales representative will contact you.

Helping Our Mission

Hosting your special occasions at the Louisville Zoo also supports our overall conservation and education mission and care for rare and endangered species. You'll be helping to make our planet a better place.