ZooTampa at Lowry Park

1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About ZooTampa at Lowry Park

ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a Tampa-based wedding venue located in the heart of Seminole Heights, Florida. If you’re looking for a nontraditional wedding experience, look no further than this unique wedding venue. By hosting your special day at ZooTampa, you’ll provide your guests with an unforgettable experience as they’re surrounded by wildlife and a lush, green atmosphere.

Covid-19 Update
Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Special Events staff members are taking appropriate precautions as we keep the safety of all guests and animals in mind. In order to maintain social distancing guidelines, maximum capacities for event venues have been reduced.

Facilities and Capacity
Savanna Oasis and Reilly's Reserve are our indoor venues that are perfect for a wedding surrounded by a variety of African species. Meerkats, zebras, giraffes and elephants will be just outside the doors of your celebration as you enjoy a time of dining and dancing with friends and family. For outdoor ceremonies, utilize ZooTampa’s Africa Circle. Your guests will be surrounded by towering trees, lush vegetation and unique African species.

Services Offered
The Events team at ZooTampa at Lowry Park is committed to providing an unforgettable wedding experience to each and every couple they host. By providing interactive animal encounters throughout the day, they’ll make sure your guests look back on your big day with delight. The venue’s state-of-the-art AV equipment will make the production process easy, while their in-house catering services make for an all-around spectacular wedding experience. Services include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Private bridal suite
  • Lighting/sound
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Interactive animal encounters
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar services
  • Wireless internet
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Parking
  • Shuttle
  • Wheelchair access

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Table setting Reilly's
Table setting Reilly's
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ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Bride and Groom with Magoo
Bride and Groom with Magoo
New COVID-10 policies
New COVID-10 policies
Newlyweds feed new friends
Newlyweds feed new friends
Officially married!
Officially married!
Pretty Wedding Cake
Pretty Wedding Cake
Savanna Wedding Reception
Savanna Wedding Reception
Photo: Sarah & Ben Photography
Photo: Sarah & Ben Photography
Gorgeous Reilly's Reception
Gorgeous Reilly's Reception
Celebrating love safely
Celebrating love safely
Reilly's Reception table setup
Reilly's Reception table setup
Bride and new friend
Bride and new friend
Bride walks down the aisle
Bride walks down the aisle
Reilly's Patio Simple Ceremony
Reilly's Patio Simple Ceremony
Bride and Groom pose in rain
Bride and Groom pose in rain
Shrimp Cocktail Shooters
Shrimp Cocktail Shooters
Couple in Giraffe Platform
Couple in Giraffe Platform
Reilly's Wedding Reception
Reilly's Wedding Reception
Bride and Groom near sign
Bride and Groom near sign
Africa Circle Ceremony
Africa Circle Ceremony
Photo: Sarah & Ben Photography
Photo: Sarah & Ben Photography
Rustic Bar for Cocktail Hour
Rustic Bar for Cocktail Hour
Bride and Groom pose in Africa
Bride and Groom pose in Africa
Africa Circle ceremony setup
Africa Circle ceremony setup
Bride and Groom at Sweet Shop
Bride and Groom at Sweet Shop
Savanna Oasis Reception Table
Savanna Oasis Reception Table
Bride and Groom with Porcupine
Bride and Groom with Porcupine
Custom Signage For Ceremony
Custom Signage For Ceremony
The newlyweds and crew
The newlyweds and crew
Guest cards
Guest cards
Bride with bridesmaids
Bride with bridesmaids
3-tier wedding cake
3-tier wedding cake
Bride + Groom Jungle Carosuel
Bride + Groom Jungle Carosuel
Savanna Oasis reception setup
Savanna Oasis reception setup
Reception setup Reilly's
Reception setup Reilly's
Bride and groom Reilly's Patio
Bride and groom Reilly's Patio
Wedding Suite in Reilly's
Wedding Suite in Reilly's
Couple takes a stroll
Couple takes a stroll
Cocktail Hour Space
Cocktail Hour Space
Wedding party on tiger coaster
Wedding party on tiger coaster
Bride and Groom and arch
Bride and Groom and arch
Africa Circle Ceremony
Africa Circle Ceremony
Saying "I do" in Africa Circle
Saying "I do" in Africa Circle
Candlelit setup
Candlelit setup
Ceremony setup Reilly's
Ceremony setup Reilly's
Owl and kiss
Owl and kiss
Welcoming the newlyweds
Welcoming the newlyweds
Giraffe Wedding cake
Giraffe Wedding cake
Posing with a tortoise
Posing with a tortoise
Wildly Beautiful Wedding Cake
Wildly Beautiful Wedding Cake
Bride and Groom with Lorikeets
Bride and Groom with Lorikeets
ZooTampa Wedding Watermelon
ZooTampa Wedding Watermelon
Bride and Groom pose in Africa
Bride and Groom pose in Africa
Savanna Oasis Table Setting
Savanna Oasis Table Setting
Newlyweds with a friend
Newlyweds with a friend
Table setting Reilly's
Table setting Reilly's
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Bride and Groom with Magoo
Bride and Groom with Magoo

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18 Reviews for ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Travis Payne · Married on 09/23/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Fantastic!

    It was easy to set up! Every one at the zoo was prompt, professional, and available for every question I had. The experience was amazing and my fiancé loved it.

    Sent on 09/24/2020
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    Allison West · Married on 08/12/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Wedding Photos

    My now husband and I decided to reach out to the Tampa Zoo to see if we could take some wedding photos there. They were extremely welcoming and more than glad to have us and our small wedding group (4 people), and the photographers there.
    They gave me many options for what I wanted to do when I emailed them. They were very quick in emailing and calling me to plan my special day. I paid for a private encounter with the giraffes, where one of the sales associates was there waiting for me. They lead us up the ramp where I was able to have unique wedding photos with giraffes behind us. They were fine with us bringing our photographers in, taking photos around the zoo, and using them for the giraffe encounter (instead of their own).
    About 30 minutes later Courtney went looking for us and found us wondering around the zoo taking photos. She wanted to make sure everything was going well and that we were enjoying our day. I appreciate that they took the time out of their day to be waiting for us and check in with us personally.
    I would highly recommend the Tampa Zoo for future events.

    Sent on 09/10/2020

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ZooTampa at Lowry Park 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?
    $ 2700
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2700
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 5
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    500
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    Various Venues Available
  • Describe your venue:
    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?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    Outside Alcohol
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
    Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access

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1 Endorsement

  • Marc Mannino, Guitarist Wedding Musicians

    After playing for a wedding at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, I realized what a beautiful venue it is, and a truly unique setting. Staff are extremely friendly and willing to help in any way that they can to provide excellent service to everyone involved in the event. Great job!

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  • 1101 West Sligh Avenue Tampa, FL, 33604 See on map
    813-981-7112 (Phone number)
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