The natural setting of the Virginia Zoo with its well-appointed landscapes, gardens and public spaces – is the perfect location for your group event. With locations throughout the Zoo of various size and atmosphere, there is a setting to fit your needs.

Check out our Private Events Guide and Venue Rate Sheet for information on our venue options and pricing. If you have questions or are interesting in booking an event in 2019, please read our blog or contact our Events Department via email or at 757.441.2374 ext. 250.

Please have the following information available when you email or call:

  • Type of event (company picnic, networking event, wedding, etc.)
  • Preferred event date and time of day
  • Preferred event venue
  • Number of guests

View the Private Events Guide  || Download a printable version 

View the Venue Rate Sheet

Did you know, a portion of the funds raised from Zoo events support our animals and conservation initiatives around the world!

Zoo Catering

The Virginia Zoo Catering Department is the exclusive caterer at the Zoo. Our full-service catering department is able to meet all your food and beverage needs; from a buffet to action stations, the possibilities are endless.

View the 2019 Catering Menu  || Download a printable version


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CLICK HERE to request a commercial or noncommercial photo shoot and to read our policy guide.

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