100th Anniversary Sale—

Save $100 off daytime rental fees in the month of July 2024. Daytime rentals must conclude by 3pm.
Save 10% off of evening rental fees in the month of July 2024.

Call 610.277.3825 x 242 or email for details.

Offer excludes holidays and children's birthday party packages. Events must be booked by May 31st. Cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts. Further restrictions may apply.


From intimate affairs with your closest loved ones, to all-out bashes with every far-flung friend and relative, Elmwood Park Zoo is your choice for the most unique and exciting outdoor wedding venue. Exchange your vows in front of the large doors of our rustic red barn or our intimate ZooBowl Theater. After your “I Do’s,” enjoy a private feeding with the giant giraffes. Then bring the party inside to our beautiful Canopy Gardens Hall for a memorable reception. Whatever you choose, our expert staff will work with you to create an experience that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Social and Corporate Events

Our facilities are ideal for corporate events, family gatherings, showers, fundraisers, bar and bat mitzvahs, and all special occasions! Create a unique and lasting experience by adding giraffe feedings, animal meet and greets, and carousel rides to your unforgettable event.

Birthday Parties

The zoo is a unique and fun destination to throw an animal-themed birthday bash! We take care of all of the details so you can sit back and enjoy your child’s special day, while creating a one-of-a-kind experience they’ll always remember. Plus each party package includes all day zoo access. Packages must be booked 3 weeks in advance.


Looking to pop the question? We can help! Let us create a memorable moment for both you and your significant other with our proposal package! Invite our giraffe boys to photobomb the big day or ask our otters for assistance!