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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:

     

All menus are served buffet style by a top notch service staff. All paper products, utensil, plates, and cups are included. We also top off your picnic with complementary unsweet tea and lemonade.

American Classic Picnic:

Adult $25.00 Kid $21.00 pp

1/3 lb hamburger patty or jumbo hotdog, relish, onions, pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, American cheese, mustard, mayo and buns. Zapps potato chips, seasonal fruit, soft served ice cream

The Poboy Menu:

Adult $23.00 Kid $19.00 pp

Choice of braised chicken verno or roast beef, poboy bread, lettuce, tomato, pickle, mayo, mustard and swiss cheese. Accompanied by 2 sides of your choice Fancy Slaw, Zapps potato chips or Pasta Salad

New Orleans Soul Picnic:

Adult $25.00 Kid $21.00 pp

Chicken & andouille sausage Jambalaya or creole beef penne pasta. Joined by 2 of your choice Zapps potato chips, potato salad, tomato cucumber basil salad or Fancy Slaw plus bread pudding with sticky goo and candied pecans

French Quarter Picnic:

Adult $27.00 Kid $22.00 pp

BBQ pulled pork (smoked 12 hours), Tabasco Fried Chicken (on site), Fancy Slaw, red beans and rice, soft served ice cream

A La Carte Picnic Menu:

Beverages

  • Tea, sweet or unsweet - $9.00 per gallon
  • Lemonade - $9.00 per gallon
  • Coffee - $13.00 per gallon
  • Assorted bottle sodas - $2 each
  • Bottled water - $2 each

Eats

  • Roast beef ½ pan - $40
  • Chicken verno ½ pan - $40
  • Red beans and rice ½ pan - $30
  • Fancy Slaw ½ pan - $20
  • Potato Salad ½ pan - $20
  • Bread pudding ½ pan - $25
  • Tomato cucumber basil salad ½ pan - $20
  • Pasta salad ½ pan - $20

 

Farm Burger

All menus are served buffet-style by our friendly Farm Burger staff and include all paper products and serviceware you need to enjoy your picnic. Each menu includes sweet tea + lemonade

The Farm Burger Bar 
$23 for adults. $19 for kids. 1/3 lb. grassfed beef burger or chicken patty, fresh bun, Wisconsin Cheddar, LTO, pickles, ketchup, mustard and fB sauce. Comes with housemade traditional potato chips and choice of either kale slaw, potato salad or mac + cheese. 

 Make it a No. 1
 $25 for adults. $21 for kids. 1/3 lb. grassfed beef burger or chicken patty, fresh bun, Wisconsin Cheddar, LTO, pickles, ketchup and mustard plus all the toppings needed to make The No. 1 Farm Burger: white cheddar, caramelized onions, fB sauce and local bacon. Comes with housemade traditional potato chips and choice of either kale slaw, potato salad or mac + cheese. 

Taking the Burger out of Farm Burger
$26 for adults. $22 for kids. Housemade 5-spice pulled pork sliders with red cabbage slaw and classic pimento cheese sandwiches with pickles. Comes with seasonal slow-cooked greens and mac + cheese. 

Farm Breakfast
$20 for adults. $16 for kids. Farm raised scrambled eggs, herb roasted potatoes, local bacon, fresh fruit, coffee and orange juice. Includes ketchup, hot sauce, cream and sugar.

Make it a Farm Breakfast Sandwich
$25 for adults. $21 for kids. Farm raised scrambled eggs, Texas toast, buns, herb roasted potatoes, local bacon, fresh fruit, coffee and orange juice. Includes cheese, ketchup, hot sauce, butter, jelly, cream and sugar.

A la carte:

  • Impossible Burger (Vegan): $12 pp
  • Housemade Veggie Burger: $6 pp
  • Hot Dog (Diced Onions, Ketchup, and Yellow Mustard): $6.50 pp (minimum of 10 people)
  • Housemade Traditional Potato Chips: $2 pp (minimum of 10 people)
  • Slow-Cooked Greens: $30 per half pan (serves 10-15 people)
  • Potato Salad: $45 per half pan (serves 10-15 people)
  • Mac + Cheese: $45 per half pan (serves 10-15 people)
  • Kale Slaw: $30 per half pan (serves 10 people) 
  • Market Salad: $35 per half pan (serves 10 people) 
  • Superfood Salad: $45 per half pan (serves 10 people) 
  • Carmalized Onions: $9/pint
  • Sauteed Mushrooms: $9/pint
  • Pickled Jalapenos: $9/pint
  • Pimento Cheese: $17/pint
  • Paprika Mayo: $7/pint 
  • Mayo: $7/pint

A Moveable Feast by Hog Wild

All menus are served buffet style by a top notch service staff. All paper products, utensil, plates, and cups are included. We also top off your picnic with complementary unsweet tea and lemonade.

American Classic Picnic:

Adult $25.00 Kid $21.00 pp

1/3 lb hamburger patty or jumbo hotdog, relish, onions, pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, American cheese, mustard, mayo and buns. Zapps potato chips, seasonal fruit, soft served ice cream

The Poboy Menu:

Adult $23.00 Kid $19.00 pp

Choice of braised chicken verno or roast beef, poboy bread, lettuce, tomato, pickle, mayo, mustard and swiss cheese. Accompanied by 2 sides of your choice Fancy Slaw, Zapps potato chips or Pasta Salad

New Orleans Soul Picnic:

Adult $25.00 Kid $21.00 pp

Chicken & andouille sausage Jambalaya or creole beef penne pasta. Joined by 2 of your choice Zapps potato chips, potato salad, tomato cucumber basil salad or Fancy Slaw plus bread pudding with sticky goo and candied pecans

French Quarter Picnic:

Adult $27.00 Kid $22.00 pp

BBQ pulled pork (smoked 12 hours), Tabasco Fried Chicken (on site), Fancy Slaw, red beans and rice, soft served ice cream

A La Carte Picnic Menu:

Beverages

  • Tea, sweet or unsweet - $9.00 per gallon
  • Lemonade - $9.00 per gallon
  • Coffee - $13.00 per gallon
  • Assorted bottle sodas - $2 each
  • Bottled water - $2 each

Eats

  • Roast beef ½ pan - $40
  • Chicken verno ½ pan - $40
  • Red beans and rice ½ pan - $30
  • Fancy Slaw ½ pan - $20
  • Potato Salad ½ pan - $20
  • Bread pudding ½ pan - $25
  • Tomato cucumber basil salad ½ pan - $20
  • Pasta salad ½ pan - $20

Corky's

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

Menu 1:

Adult $25.00 pp, Child $19.00 pp

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

Menu 2:

Adult $26.00 pp, Child $19.00 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 $26.00 pp, Child $20.00 pp

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

Menu 4:

Adult $25.00 pp, Child $19.00 pp

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

Extras: (add to any menu)

  • World Famous, Award Winning Ribs - $7.50 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) - $55.00
  • Vegetable Tray (serves 25) - $55.00
  • Fruit tray (serves 25) - $55.00
  • 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 $23.00 pp, Child $19.00 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 $25.00 pp, Child $20.00 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 $25.00 pp, Child $20.00 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

Memphis Zoo Bar-B-Q

Adult $24.00 pp, Child $19.00 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 $23.00 pp, Child $18.00 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 $28.00 pp Child $22.00 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 $30.00 pp Child $22.00 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 $32.00 pp Child $22.00 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

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

Fascinating Catering

Breakfast Menu 1

Adult $26.00 pp Child $22.00 pp

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

Breakfast Menu 2

Adult $28.00 pp Child $24.00 pp

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

Additional Add-ons to enhance your picnic

  • Parking passes: $3.00 per vehicle versus $5.00 on day of
  • Ride passes: $5.00 per person to include trams throughout the zoo, train, carousel and kiddie rides
  • Face painter: $175 per hour
  • Hena tattoo artist: $175 per hour
  • Animal encounter: $200
  • Magic show price available upon request
  • DJ price avaialbe upon request