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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a wedding venue destination in Powell, Ohio that caters to the needs of couples getting married in the Greater Columbus area. This venue is located 20 minutes northwest of downtown Columbus and right on the Scioto River. You can host a truly remarkable event with your family and friends in one of the best zoos in the country.
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Couples are able to host wedding receptions for up to 400 people and on-site ceremonies for up to 200. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has three unique event spaces offering different views and locations throughout zoo grounds. Each space has its own capacity, rental pricing, and catering minimums.
This venue's staff offers all-inclusive catering packages to make booking convenient for you. These packages include amazing animal encounters and the setup and use of tables, chairs, linens, and catering items. This team also offers bartending services and cleanup of your event. These facilities include complimentary guest parking and wheelchair access to add comfort for all visitors.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium partners with The SSA Group, LLC which provides all of your on-site food, beverage, and bar options. There are multiple wedding packages to choose from. Clients can choose from a buffet, a seated dinner, or tasting stations. Hors d'oeuvre selections, bar packages, and late-night bites are some of the other items you can select and consider when planning your big day. As a part of the catering packages, an array of complimentary linen color options are included.
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Columbus Zoo Wedding July 2023
The Best Day of my Life!
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Can't ask for something more fun than a zoo wedding. Great location and staff.
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- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
- Cake Cutting
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
- Banquet Hall
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Audio Equipment