Unique Corporate Event

Don’t settle for a boring conference room or hotel lobby for your corporate event! Transport your employees to the wild savannahs of Africa, the prairies of the west, and the mountains of Nepal... Elmwood Park Zoo has everything to make your unique corporate event the one your employees talk about for years to come.

Our Canopy Gardens Hall is our premiere indoor event space, perfect for events that need to be climate controlled. The hall is a beautiful venue that can seat up to 150 guests, complete with a dance floor and room for catering services. Canopy Gardens Hall features fully retractable, floor-to-ceiling window doors along the garden side of the pavilion, giving the option of open access to the adjacent patio and garden area. The hall features a full stone accent wall, along with wood-accented flooring and ceilings, making for an elegant lodge-like feel.

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The Calle Mae Picnic Pavilion is the zoo’s featured outdoor event space. The covered pavilion is perfect for picnics and company outings, and can seat up to 160 guests at once. This space is located beside our giraffe and zebra exhibit, giving guests a unique viewing experience during their events!

Olivia’s Eagle Canyon Observation Deck is a wonderful outdoor location for meet and mingles, cocktail receptions, and presentations. Any event held on the deck is sure to wow your guests with our majestic bald eagle exhibit as the backdrop.

Trail of the Jaguar is EPZ's latest attraction. Our state-of-the-art exhibit immerses guests inside the desert habitat of these majestic cats.

The Karibu Hut is the covered pavilion adjacent to the giraffe feeding experience. This scenic outdoor venue gives guests the opportunity to get close to our long-necked friends!

Zoo Brew is EPZ's in-house bar, located besides the bison feeding station. It's ideal for happy hour, cocktails, appetizers, or action stations.

The Zoo Bowl Theater is a spacious outdoor venue, seating 150 guests. The theater is picturesque and an ideal set-up for presentations and performances.

Equipment Available for Rental

  • Audio/visual equipment including microphones, speaker systems, projectors, and more
  • Additional tables and chairs, including long banquet style tables, serpentine tables, and upgraded chair options
  • Centerpiece options
  • Lighting design
  • Decorative pieces such as aisle runners, linen accents, and floral design

The Elmwood Park Zoo offers a wide range of opportunities to enhance your event experience with us. Please contact our banquet manager for pricing and additional options available. If you can dream it, we can make it happen!

Team Building with Treetop Adventures

Pair your corporate event with our team building activities at Treetop Adventures, the zoo’s zipline and adventure course! Groups of 15 or more will break out of their comfort zones to enjoy games and experiences designed to build trust, foster employee camaraderie, and have fun!

Elmwood Park Zoo is Montgomery County’s most unique event venue, offering both indoor and outdoor party space. The zoo serves guests from the surrounding areas in Montgomery County, Bucks County, Delaware County, Chester County, and Philadelphia, PA.

For more information, please contact one of our events specialists at 610.277.3825 x 242 or fill out an Event Inquiry Form.

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