Looking for a stunning backdrop to your special day? The Houston Zoo has countless options to make your wedding reception memorable, fun, and unique for you and your guests. We have both indoor and outdoor venues to accommodate a wide range of party sizes.
Explore the wedding reception venues below. These spaces are ordered with your guest count in mind. Whichever you choose, the Special Events staff at the Zoo will work with you to make your private event elegant and unique.
New Venues at Gorillas
Three new venues are available for your private event beginning in the summer of 2015, within our brand new Gorillas habitat area. Make your reservation today and reserve your chosen space.
Choose from our Many Venue Options
up to 60 guests
“ The Houston Zoo was an amazing place to hold our wedding…we enjoyed every minute! The Zoo staff was great to work with and everything was absolutely beautiful for our big day!”
– Lindsey Mathews
“ We are still getting compliments about our wedding held at the Zoo. It was such a unique way to celebrate the start of our lives together…I’d highly recommend having your next event at their facility. Very fun and unique!”
– Megan Stasio
We provide extensive, full-service catering detailed to fit your specific reception needs. Our variety of delectable catering packages are just what you need to complete your special day. By serving locally sourced and sustainable products, we have the capabilities and resources to make your reception a truly unique experience.
If you’re looking to have the most unique wedding reception in town, we’ve got plenty of exciting experiences and extras to ensure your guests have the best time. From animal experiences to beautiful décor, we can help you create the perfect reception.
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Questions? Need Pricing? For more information, fill out our convenient form, and a Houston Zoo Special Events representative will contact you with all the answers.
Houston Zoo Special Events