Catered Celebrations

Host Your Event at the Zoo!

Seneca Park Zoo is the perfect catering venue for your next event!  We have unique venues for nearly any occasion and group size, all in the natural surroundings of the Zoo. You and your guests will enjoy delicious cuisine and personalized service from the Zoo’s own catering team, Taste Catering.

If you want to truly immerse your guests into a full Zoo experience, we can arrange up-close animal encounters to enhance your event!

Hosting your event at Seneca Park Zoo supports our education programs and our conservation efforts to save animals from extinction.

Private Event Spaces and Venues

Trailside Café

The Trailside Café offers guests a contemporary indoor event space perfect for corporate gatherings, family celebrations, wedding receptions and more. This modern venue is located closest to the entrance of the Zoo, making it easily accessible all year round.

Eagle’s Landing Pavilion

Keep your guests cool and dry under our large timber frame pavilion. Lights, fans, and radiant heaters keep guests comfortable from early spring to late fall.

Rocky Coasts Gallery

This special spot provides guests with underwater viewing of the Zoo’s polar bear and four California sea lions. The 550-gallon reef tank also offers amazing views.

Savanna Plaza

The Savanna Plaza offers the perfect open-air atmosphere for your next cocktail party. Guests can enjoy small bites and beverages with views of the Masai giraffes and plains zebras roaming together in their shared habitat. 

Baboon Camp Plaza

Also located in A Step Into Africa, this venue allows you to dine by the baboons and experience amazing views of the lions right from the safari bus.

Main Event Tent

Centrally located between the Amur tiger and African penguins, this outdoor tent is great for company picnics, family reunions, and birthday parties.

Inquire about booking your event today!

All inquiries must complete the form below as a first step. Please be sure your requested date is a minimum of six weeks away. You will receive a response from our dedicated team within two business days as to whether the dates you’ve requested are available for your event.

Every day is a great day to visit the Zoo. Experience life on the wild side, enjoy up-close animal interactions and support global conservation efforts—right here at the Zoo. Reserve your tickets now for quick and easy entry, and enjoy more time connecting with wildlife.

November 1 through March 31

Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. for our Zoo members.
Open all year long. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.