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Prospect Park Zoo

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Prospect Park Zoo is a memorable wedding venue in Brooklyn, New York that is a fun location for special events of all sizes. If you’re a nature person and love animals, then Prospect Park Zoo is the perfect venue for your wedding. Imagine speaking your beautiful wedding vows among lemurs, crocodiles, or sea lions, or taking your first walk as a couple through their stunning gardens. Brooklyn has a long-standing history in creating zoos that go above and beyond in the name of wildlife conservation which is why they would love nothing more than to host your wedding at the Prospect Park Zoo. As you celebrate this beautiful day, you will be helping Brooklyn contribute to the wellbeing of wildlife all over the world.

Facilities and Capacity
Prospect Park Zoo has three event spaces available which can host between 90 and 1,500 people, depending on the space. The Rotunda is a gorgeous indoor, covered space that features a 6,000-gallon fish tank and several other aquariums and terrariums; it seats 90 dinner guests and will fit 300 without seating. Their Discover Trail and Barn space features scenic views and charming farm animals. It also has an artistically wrought-iron octopus archway that would make a gorgeous location for a wedding ceremony. If you’re having a huge wedding or event, then the Sea Lion Court is the event space you want. It accommodates up to 1,500 of your guests who will have a blast watching the sea lions splash and play in the water.

Services Offered
Prospect Park Zoo will gladly host your wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower, or engagement party. With so much space available, your wedding design is unlimited, whether you want something rustic, elegant, or extraordinary. You and your guests will create meaningful connections and memories as you explore Prospect Park Zoo’s gardens, aquariums, and enclosures. As an unconventional wedding venue, they also offer unique wedding photos that will inspire wonderful conversations for decades to come.

The Wild Life Conservation Society, a New York organization that has been dedicated to animal wildlife conservation since 1895, founded the Prospect Park Zoo in 1993. The Wildlife Conservation Society was developed by some of America’s most notable citizens such as Andrew H. Green, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Madison Grant, and Theodore Roosevelt.

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450 FLATBUSH AVENUE Brooklyn, NY, 11225
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What are the most important characteristics of Prospect Park Zoo in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Prospect Park Zoo for wedding events is known for:
  • Museum
  • Park
  • Zoo

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Prospect Park Zoo for wedding events?

Prospect Park Zoo offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Prospect Park Zoo offer?

Prospect Park Zoo offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

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