Giraffe standing in front of Nyami Nyami River Lodge

Are you looking for a unique venue for your next event?

The Zoo is one of the area’s best-kept secrets for weddings, company picnics, corporate retreats and other special gatherings. Where else can you host a gathering with a vast savanna as your backdrop? The Zoo’s lush and distinct natural surroundings offer unparalleled charm and beauty that create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Venue Details

The Nyami Nyami River Lodge is a 3,000-square-foot indoor space featuring air conditioning, A/V capabilities, Wi-Fi, a podium, tables, chairs, private restrooms and a caterer’s kitchen. The centerpiece of this exquisite venue is a covered veranda overlooking our picturesque giraffe exhibit. A professional, experienced events team will be on hand to ensure your day is as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Animal Encounters

No visit to the Zoo would be complete without an up-close animal meet-and-greet! Choose from a variety of species, such as our sloths, goats, alpacas, birds and more. These special encounters add a unique touch to any event.

An Adventure for Everyone!

Take advantage of discounted group rates and let your guests enjoy everything the Zoo has to offer. Options include a Treetop Trek adventure, train rides, animal feedings, kayaking and scavenger hunts, just to name a few.

Photos of ziplining, kayaking and train experiences

Available Zoo Adventures

Your business makes a difference! Meetings and events held at the Lodge help support our world-class animal care, education and conservation programs.