Make your wedding extraordinary by hosting it at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Our one-of-a-kind facilities are available for both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, wedding photography, and rehersal dinners.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Wedding and Special Event Facilites
† $3,000 per evening
† Accomodates 300 seated guests or 800 guests for a standing reception.
† Explore the lush tropical jungles of The RainForest, which showcases more than 10,000 plants and 600 animals in naturalistic settings. This two-acre, two-story venue is truly unique and unlike any other facility in Cleveland. Rental includes tables, chairs, white or ivory linen, china, crystal and silver.
Primate, Cat & Aquatics Building
† $1,200 per evening
† Accomodates 225 seated guests or 325 guests for a standing reception.
† This venue provides a uniquely colorful backdrop for any occasion. Enjoy cocktails in the aquarium, dinner by gorillas and dancing by leopards. Facility is carpeted with a newly installed bamboo dance floor. A per person set up charge includes tables, chairs, white or ivory linen, china, crystal and silver.
Wade Hall & Deck
† $1,000 per evening
† Accomodates 120 seated guests or 225 guests for a standing reception.
† This historic building, constructed in 1884, is the Zoo’s oldest building and has been restored to a Victorian-style ice cream parlor. An expansive wooden desk surrounds the building and provides a scenic view of Waterfowl Lake where you can find flamingos and swans. This is an ideal location for outdoor ceremonies and receptions; a rain location is provided. Rental includes tables, chairs, white or ivory linen, china, crystal and silver.
Wolf Wilderness Lodge
† $800 per evening
† Accomodates 64 seated guests or 100 guests for a standing reception.
† This 3,000 square foot rustic lodge is reminiscent of a nineteenth-century trapper’s cabin featuring a working fireplace and grand antler chandelier. You will find a wolf pack, underwater viewing of pond fish, aviary featuring a bald eagle and beaver den throughout the grounds of the Lodge. A per person set up charge includes tables, chairs, white or ivory linen, china, crystal and silver.
Contact Group Sales at 216.635.3303 for more information
† All evening events require a Cleveland Metroparks Ranger for security.
† Evening events taking place from Memorial Day to Labor Day can begin at 8pm, evening events taking place from Labor Day to Memorial Day can begin as early as 6pm.
† Cleveland Metroparks Zoo requires the use of our exclusive caterer, ARAMARK, for all food and beverages.