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Venue Rental

Conservation ARC
(Action Resource Center)
Chinese Plaza &
Panda Veranda
Flamingo Plaza
Ford Event Pavilions &
Grand Patio
Gorilla Deck Twiga Terrace
(Giraffe Deck)
Publix Party Pavilion Entire Zoo Rental Download the Venue Rental Guide (PDF)

Packages

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  • Only Daytime rentals include non-transferable Zoo admission tickets valid for the day of the event only. Number of tickets varies by venue. Additional tickets are $14 each.
  • Catering is not included in the rental fee.
  • A $75 setup and housekeeping fee will apply to all venue rentals

Indoor Venues:

Conservation ARC (Action Resource Center)

The ARC has unique and distinctive areas available to host a variety of special events:

 

The Coca-Cola World Studio

Perfect for award ceremonies, corporate meetings, screenings and performances, the Coca-Cola World Studio seats 257 people and features technical equipment. The theater is wheelchair accessible. Daytime rentals include 150 Zoo admission tickets. Audiovisual support for up to 4 hours is included. Rental of the Coca-Cola World Studio includes access to a private event gate.

Day or evening rentals: $2,000

Ford Conservation Room and Eco Hall

Featuring audiovisual equipment and a built-in sound system, this 2,000 square foot venue is ideal for social receptions, meetings or seated dinners. Daytime rentals include up to 75 Zoo admission tickets. Rental of the Ford Conservation Roomincludes access to a private event gate. Audiovisual support is available at a rate of $75/hour.

Weekday rental: $1,000
Weekend and evening rentals: $1,500
Ford Conservation Room & Eco Hall: $2,000

TECHLab

The Techlab is a perfect location for teambuilding retreats, small meetings and intimate receptions. Daytime rentals include 40 Zoo admission tickets. Rental of the Techlab includes access to a private event gate. Audio visual support is available at a rate of $75/hour.

Day or evening rentals: $550

Entire ARC (Action Resource Center)
The Entire ARC rental includes access to the Ford Conservation Conference Room, EcoHall, TECHlab, and the Coca-Cola World Studio. Daytime rentals include 200 Zoo admission tickets. Audiovisual support for up to 4 hours is included. Rental of the entire ARC includes access to a private event gate.

Day or evening rentals: $3,000
 


 

Outdoor Venues:

Chinese Plaza & Panda Veranda

The Chinese Plaza and Panda Veranda are adjacent to the giant panda habitat. This open-aired space features the covered Chinese Plaza, as well as the panda viewing room, and is perfect for receptions, dinners or weddings. This venue is only available for evening events and includes a private panda viewing until dusk.

Weekday evening rental: $1,200
Weekend evening rental: $1,500


 
Flamingo Plaza
 
Flamingo Plaza is located right inside of the front gate to the Zoo, and includes a private viewing of our Chilean flamingos. This space is perfect for cocktail receptions and dinner events. Tent rental, pole covers and string lights are included. $5000.00 catering minimum applies
 
Evening rentals only: $3,950

Ford Pavilion & Grand Patio

This 16,000 square foot pavilion is perfect for large company picnics, fundraisers and corporate dinners. Evening rentals of the Ford Pavilion include use of the outdoor Grand Patio area.Daytime rentals include up to 300 Zoo admission tickets.
$5,000 catering minimum applies. 

Weekend daytime rentals: $4,200
Weekday rentals: $2,800
Evening rentals: $3,500

Planning for a smaller group? 
Rent half of the Ford Pavilion (divider wall included) for $2,500. Daytime events include 100 tickets.


Gorilla Deck

The deck is perfect for a cool evening function which includes an exclusive gorilla feeding for you and your guests. This area allows your guests to mingle and enjoy an up-close view of our western lowland gorillas until dusk.

Weekday evening rental: $750
Weekend evening rental: $1,000


Twiga Terrace (Giraffe Deck)
 
Being the newest addition to Zoo Atlanta the Twiga Terrace is perfect for couples who wish to keep their big day intimate. It is a great space for smaller ceremonies and receptions. 
 
$750 
 

 
Publix Party Pavilion

This cozy outdoor pavilion is located in our KIDZone area and is perfect for birthday parties, small company picnics and other social events. Daytime rentals include 40 Zoo admission tickets.

Daytime rentals: $550


Entire Zoo Rental

Let your imagination run WILD when you use the entire Zoo for your next big company picnic, conference, reception or convention. Our entire Zoo rental is a great way to entertain larger groups (5,000 people max). The package includes access to the Ford Pavilion and Grand Patio, Chinese Plaza and Panda Veranda, Trader’s Alley, Publix Party Pavilion and Gorilla Deck. Animal exhibits and rides, including the Georgia Natural Gas Blue Flame Express Zoo Train, Rock Climber and Nabisco Endangered Species Carousel, will be open until dusk. Once the animal exhibits and rides close, the party can continue in the Ford Pavilion. Private elephant, gorilla and orangutan feedings included.

Weekday rental: $8,500*
Weekend rental: $10,000*

*Up to 2,000 guests, additional fee of $10 for each guest over 2,000

  • Fee does not include any catering, equipment rentals or additional entertainment options. 
  • Catering minimum of $7,500 applies.