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Picnics

Picnics 

We don’t monkey around when it comes to offering your group a quality experience at an affordable price. Sure to please most budgets, the Zoo offers unique locations for casual business meetings, cozy family reunions or the yearly company picnic. 

In the months of April-June and September-November, all picnics require a minimum of 100 people. 
In the months of January-March, July-August and December, all picnics require a minimum of 50 people. 

With facilities that can accommodate groups of any size, planning your picnic at the Zoo is sure to bring you rave reviews. We can even take care of the food! Check out all of the menus for:

     

A Moveable Feast by Hog Wild

All menus below include condiments, iced tea and lemonade and all paper supplies

Menu 1:
Adult $22.00 pp Child $17.00 pp

Real Memphis Barbeque: Pulled pork shoulder, smoked chicken leg quarters, traditional cole slaw, BBQ baked beans, homemade fudge brownies, buns & sauce included

Menu 2:

Adult $23.00 pp Child $17.00 pp

Burger & Dog Extravaganza: 1/3 pound ‘Killa” burger, “Better than ball park” dogs, traditional cole slaw, veggie pasta salad, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions and cheese, mustard, mayo, ketchup and homemade fudge brownies. Burgers and Dogs cooked on site.

Menu 3:

Adult $26.00 pp Child $18.00 pp

The REAL, Southern Catfish Fry: Delta, farm raised catfish fillets, award-winning hush puppies, traditional cole slaw, BBQ baked beans, fudge brownies

Extras: for all or a portion of guests

  • Baby Back Ribs $25/slab: $2.00/bone
  • Beef Brisket $6.50 pp
  • Smoked Chicken $4.50 pp
  • Italian spaghetti with meat sauce $3.50 pp
  • Traditional Caesar salad $2.50 pp
  • Corn on the Cob $2.00 pp
  • Bistro potato salad $2.00 pp
  • Veggie pasta salad $2.50 pp
  • Potato chips $1.50 pp
  • Banana Pudding $2.00 pp
  • Cobbler $2.50 pp

Corky's

All menus below include iced tea and lemonade and are served buffet style.

Menu 1:

Adult $22.50 pp, Child $17.00 pp

Includes two meats: pork shoulder, BBQ chicken or Italian spaghetti. Sides are baked beans, cole slaw and buns.

Menu 2:

Adult $23.00 pp, Child $17.00 pp

This menu includes 1/3 lb. hamburgers, all-beef hot dogs, baked beans and cole slaw with fudge brownies for dessert. Hamburgers and hot dogs are grilled on-site. All condiments and fixins' are included.

Menu 3:

Adult $24.00 pp, Child $18.00 pp

Meal includes hand-breaded catfish, hushpuppies and baked beans, cole slaw and bread. All fried on site.

Menu 4:

Adult $22.00 pp, Child $18.00 pp

This menu includes Southern Fried Chicken, spaghetti, baked beans, cole slaw and bread.

Extras: (add to any menu)

  • World Famous, Award Winning Ribs - $6.00 pp
  • 1/3 lb. chargrilled hamburger - $3.00 pp
  • All-beef hot dog - $2.00 pp
  • Twice baked potato salad - $2.00 pp
  • Macaroni & cheese - $2.00 pp
  • Assorted Ice Cream novelties - $2.00 pp
  • Peach cobbler - $2.00 pp
  • Fudge & pecan pie - $2.00 pp
  • Banana pudding - $2.00 pp
  • Sausage & cheese Tray (serves 20) - $45.00
  • Vegetable Tray (serves 25) - $30.00
  • Fruit tray (serves 25) - $40.00
  • Assorted Soft Drinks - $1.50 per can
  • Bottled water - $1.25 per bottle

Lancer Catering

All menus below include listed sides and two beverages – regular tea, sweet tea, or lemonade.

Standard Lunch

Adult $20.00 pp, Child $16.00 pp

1/4 lb. cheeseburger freshly grilled onsite with American cheese, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, and locally sourced lettuce, tomato, and onions • beef hot dog • potato chips • diced seasonal fruit display

Budget Beater

Adult $21.00 pp, Child $18.00 pp

1/3 lb. cheeseburger freshly grilled onsite with American cheese, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, and locally sourced lettuce, tomato, and onions • jumbo hot dog • potato chips • diced seasonal fruit display • chocolate chip cookies

Sunny Days

Adult $23.00 pp, Child $19.00 pp

1/3 lb. cheeseburger freshly grilled onsite with American cheese, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, and locally sourced lettuce, tomato, and onions • flame grilled chicken breast sandwich served with cheddar cheese, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, and locally sourced lettuce, tomato, and onions • potato chips • diced seasonal fruit display •
bomb pop popsicle

Chicken and Waffles

Adult $24.00 pp, Child $20.00 pp

Southern style whole chicken wings served with buffalo, honey gold, and ranch dressing • golden brown waffles with maple syrup • nachos with corn tortilla chips, beef chili, and nacho cheese • carrot and celery sticks with ranch dressing • tossed garden salad with golden Italian and ranch dressing • banana pudding

Memphis Zoo Bar-B-Q

Adult $21.00 pp, Child $17.00 pp

flame grilled chicken quarter with a sweet and tangy Bar-B-Q sauce • BBQ pulled pork sandwich smoked onsite for 12 hours with a house made sauce and freshly baked bun • Bar-B-Q baked beans • Southern style cole slaw • banana pudding
 

Memphis Zoo Boxed Lunch

Adult $20.00 pp, Child $16.00 pp

ham, turkey, or vegetarian submarine sandwich on fresh 10” hoagie roll – upgrade your sandwich to an Italian, chicken salad, or club for $2.00 more • bagged potato chips • fresh, locally sourced red apple • small cotton candy

A La Carte Picnic Menu

Beverages:

  • Fresh-Brewed Tea: $9.00 per gallon
  • Fresh-Brewed Sweet Tea: $9.00 per gallon
  • Lemonade (5-gallon min): $9.00 per gallon
  • Fruit Punch (5-gallon min): $10.00 per gallon
  • Coffee (3-gallon min): $13.00 per gallon
  • Assorted Bottled Sodas: $2.00 each
  • Bottled Water: $2.00 each

Extras (per guest):

  • All-beef hot dog $2.00
  • Chicken Breast Sandwich: $3.00
  • Hamburger: $3.00
  • Pulled BBQ Pork Sandwich $2.50
  • Smoked Sausage $2.50
  • Cornmeal Dusted Farm Raised Catfish $3.00
  • Veggie Burger $3.00

Accompaniments (per guest):

  • Old-Fashioned Potato Salad: $2.00
  • Creamy Coleslaw: $1.00
  • Macaroni & Cheese: $2.00
  • Mixed Green Salad $2.00
  • Watermelon Slices $1.00
  • Potato Chips: $1.00
  • Crock Baked Beans: $1.00
  • Pasta Salad: $2.00

Platters (per guest):

  • Seasonal Garden Vegetable array: $2.00
  • Seasonal Fresh Fruit Tray: $2.00

Snacks & Treats (per guest):

  • Ice Cream Sandwich: Inquire about current offerings and pricing
  • Warm fruit cobbler: $2.00
  • Jumbo Cookies: $1.50
  • Fudge Brownies: $1.50
  • Fresh strawberry shortcake: $2.00
  • Banana Pudding $2.00
  • Dippin’ Dots $6.00

Belly Acres

All menus below include lemonade and iced tea and choice of two sides – house made chips, potato salad, slaw, fresh seasonal fruit, side salad (+.50 per person).

Menu 1: Burger Bar

Adult $22.00 pp Child $17.00 pp

Grass-Fed Beef Patty (Turkey Patties available upon request); brioche buns; toppings – yellow cheddar cheese, spring mix lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles, ketchup, mustard, mayo

Menu 2: Burger Bar Plus

Adult $24.00 pp Child $17.00 pp

Grass-Fed Beef Patty (Turkey Patties available upon request); brioche buns; all natural beef hot dogs with buns; toppings – yellow cheddar cheese, provolone cheese, spring mix lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles, ketchup, mustard, mayo, caramelized yellow onions, sautéed mushrooms, bacon, choice of an extra cheese; chocolate chip cookies

Menu 3: Cheese Steak Bar

Adult $26.00 pp Child $18.00 pp

Build your own cheese steak sandwich! Meat options – chicken or beef; toppings – yellow cheddar cheese, provolone cheese, sautéed bell peppers, sautéed red onions, sautéed yellow onions, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed jalapenos

Menu 4: Cold Cut 

Adult $20.00 pp Child $15.00 pp

Build your own cold cut sandwich! Bread – white, wheat; meat – turkey, ham, roast beef; cheese – yellow cheddar, provolone; toppings – yellow mustard, Dijon mustard, tomatoes, red onions, pickles, iceberg lettuce, mayo; freeze pop popsicles 

Extras: for all or a portion of guests

  • Mac and cheese: $2.00 pp
  • Baked beans: $1.00 pp
  • Hot seasonal veggies $2.50 pp
  • House-made veggie burger $4.00 pp
  • Chocolate chip cookies $1.50 pp
  • Popsicles $1.00 pp
  • Canned sodas $1.50 pp
  • Bottled water $1.25 pp

Tennessee Taco Company

All menus below include chips & salsa and tea & lemonade.

Menu 1: Taco Bar

Adult $23.00 pp Child $18.00 pp

Everything you need to build your own tacos, served with Spanish seasoned rice. Includes your choice of one meat (half and half available) – shredded chicken, barbacoa (pork), seasoned ground beef, or steak (+1.00 per person); two flour tortillas per person; lettuce; pico de gallo; jalapenos; cilantro; cheddar cheese; choice of two sauces – sour cream, sriracha cream, spicy ranch, house made hot sauce (mild)

Menu 2: Taco Bar Plus

Adult $25.00 pp Child $18.00 pp

Everything you need to build your own tacos, served with black beans and Spanish seasoned rice. Includes your choice of one meat (half and half available) – shredded chicken, barbacoa (pork), seasoned ground beef, steak (+1.00 per person); two flour tortillas per person; lettuce; pico de gallo; jalapenos; grilled onions and peppers; guacamole; cilantro; cheddar cheese; choice of two sauces – sour cream, sriracha cream, spicy ranch, house made hot sauce (mild)

Menu 3: Fajita Bar

Adult $26.00 pp Child $20.00 pp

Build your own fajitas with this all included list of options – fajita steak; grilled chicken; sautéed onions and grilled sweet peppers; shredded cheddar cheese; shredded pepper jack cheese; cojita cheese; lettuce; tomatoes; pico de gallo; guacamole; cilantro; jalapenos; roasted corn; flour tortillas; corn tortillas; sour cream; house made hot sauce (mild). Served with black beans and Spanish seasoned rice.

Extras: for all or a portion of guests

  • Guacamole and chips $4.50 pp
  • Queso dip and chips $3.00 pp
  • Warm street corn drip and chips $4.00 pp
  • Dip bar (guacamole, queso, and warm street corn dip) $6.00 pp
  • Chocolate chip cookies $1.50 pp
  • House made tres leches $5.00 pp
  • Bottled water $1.25 pp
  • Canned sodas $1.50 pp

Fascinating Catering

Breakfast Menu 1

Adult $18.00 pp Child $14.00 pp

Fresh fruit; assorted pastries; sausage on biscuits; coffee; water; orange juice

Breakfast Menu 2

Adult $24.00 pp Child $20.00 pp

Fresh fruit; farmers egg casserole; hashbrown casserole; assorted pastries; sausage and bacon; biscuits, butter, jelly; coffee; water; orange juice