From family reunions to company picnics to corporate meetings and teambuildings, we'll make your daytime event something to be remembered. The Zoo can help you take care of all the details, too, from the catering and entertainment, to rental equipment. Take a look at our list of caterers or browse our special picnic menus. Let us make your event totally wild!
Take a look at the venues available and click to learn more about each space.
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A two-story lodge boasting stunning veranda views with two large fireplaces, this expansive facility overlooks a 25 foot waterfall.
China Theater is available for daytime functions with accommodations for about 100 guests. Memphis is one of only four U.S. zoos to have pandas.
This outdoor area is the ideal spot to host an amazing picnic.
Mingle on the banks of the Nile River in the majestic Courtyard. This massive retreat is nestled in the grand Egyptian entrance of the Zoo. The Courtyard may be rented in conjunction with the Cat House Cafe.
Have a roaring good time in the Cat House Café! This historic climate controlled setting overlooks the Egyptian Courtyard of the Zoo, and is the only original remaining building of the Overton Park Zoo era.
Be transported to the Great Northwest. During the day, this is home to polar bears, bald eagles and sea lions. At night, it transforms into a unique setting that feels like a destination location with its amazing lit pools, traditional Longhouse and a meditation garden. Enhance your evening with a Polar Bear Feeding or an optional Sea Lion Show.
China is available for after-hours functions with accommodations for up to 500 guests. Enjoy an Asian-inspired evening under the magnificent pagoda.