Zoo Knoxville

3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Zoo Knoxville

Zoo Knoxville is a wildlife park wedding venue in Knoxville, Tennessee. Providing an intimate and exclusive setting, all wedding events are held after the zoo’s operating hours are over.

Facilities and Capacities
The venue can accommodate up to 500 guests. Shaded with towering trees and surrounded with rock formations, it has several indoor and outdoor event spaces. With wonderful lighting effects, a charming waterfall, and a carousel, this venue provides unique backdrops.

Services Offered
Zoo Knoxville offers certified wedding planners and an expert event staff to help couples achieve a stress-free, flawless event. The venue provides event spaces for wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties. The venue offers various services including:

  • Set up
  • Bridal suite
  • Wedding cake
  • Event rentals
  • Clean up


Other Services
Couples and guests can see zoo animals such as native hellbenders, mudpuppy salamanders, African grey parrots, and more. They can also support the conservation of East Tennessee’s endangered bog turtles.

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59 Reviews for Zoo Knoxville

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Morgan Hardison · Married on 11/10/2018

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    Best Day of My LIFE!!!!

    Amazing experience!!! Suzi did an amazing job answering all my questions.

    Sent on 12/06/2018

    Zoo Knoxville's reply:

    Thank you Morgan! It was a pleasure to work with you and Brian, we loved sending you down the aisle!
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    Paige Gilliam · Married on 11/06/2018

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    Awesome experience

    They were very helpful and kind about any questions and really made the effort to help with anything.

    Sent on 12/12/2018

    Zoo Knoxville's reply:

    Thank you Paige, you are the sweetest! We loved helping you plan your Zoo Wedding and wish you and Tyler all the happiness!

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Zoo Knoxville FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 900.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables, Transportation
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 15.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 20
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Park, Zoo
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Tables, Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, November, December

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Professional Network & Endorsements

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  • ST Photography
    ST Photography Wedding Photographers

    The zoo is such a fun place to get married!! Not only do you get unique photos but the guest have so much to do and see. They have a great tented area for a reception and several locations around the ground to have the ceremony. It is truly a blast!!

  • CASEY & KRISTIN
    CASEY & KRISTIN Wedding Videographers

    We love the Knoxville Zoo! It's absolutely a great place for a wedding!

  • Tonya Damron Photography
    Tonya Damron Photography Wedding Photographers

    We love them they take such good care of our brides!!!

Map

  • 3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive Knoxville, TN, 37914 See on map
    865-999-0379 (Phone number)

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