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Birmingham Zoo is an exotic wedding ceremony and reception venue based in Birmingham, Alabama. This venue is a great option for the couple who are truly kids at heart. If you want a wedding celebration that is going to stand out, then this is the place for you. The staff at the Birmingham Zoo goes above and beyond to make sure that your wedding day is one that you will enjoy and remember.
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With a maximum capacity of around 2,500 guests, you’re going to be pressed to find another venue that has as much space as the Birmingham Zoo. The zoo offers several amazing rental spaces throughout the property that include a secluded, wooded area, interactive barn animal area and even a space that overlooks the African bull elephant exhibit. As for transportation and access, the wheelchair accessible venue has parking, and golf-cart rentals are available.
For those couples who want to really wow their guests, event extras are offered, which include animal demonstrations, greetings and walkabouts. Not only is the venue available for wedding ceremonies and receptions, but it is also open for bridal showers, elopements, engagement parties and rehearsal dinners. Some of the additional services that the Birmingham Zoo offers include:
- Bridal suite (available for a charge if not already renting the Zoo Lodge)
- In-house bar
- Event rentals
- Outside vendors allowed, with the exception of food and beverage
- Wireless internet
Whether you are looking for fun finger foods or an elegant, sit-down dinner, the catering staff at the Birmingham Zoo will make sure that you and your guests are completely satisfied. As part of their culinary services, the venue offers barware, flatware, linens, plates and cups. They even offer bar services which include signature drinks, specialty wine, premium liquor and specialty beer. Some of their catering services include:
- French service
- Outside cake
- Cocktail reception
- Family style
- Hors d’oeuvres
- Plated stations
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