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.
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:
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.
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Maria · Married on 05/26/2018
Zoo Knoxville is the best venue for the money in Knoxville. Our event went off without a hitch and we were impressed by how beautifully everything came together. Suzi and Ashley were fantastic to work with. Everyone is super impressed when they see photos from our wedding. This is truly a beautiful and special venue.Sent on 06/13/2018
Zoo Knoxville's reply:Thank you for all the sweet words Maria! We loved working with you and loved that one of Tigers posed for you during your ceremony!
Morgan Hardison · Married on 11/10/2018
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!
Paige Gilliam · Married on 11/06/2018
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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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!!
We love the Knoxville Zoo! It's absolutely a great place for a wedding!
We love them they take such good care of our brides!!!