Jackson Zoo

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO

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Starting at $2,617 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $2k for 50 Guests
Starting at $2k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 1000

Starting price

$2K to start

Peak Season



Ceremony / Reception
Indoor / Outdoor

Jackson Zoo Overview

Delight your inner child with a wild wedding celebration at the Jackson Zoo in Jackson, Mississippi. This truly one-of-a-kind venue offers you the opportunity to have a gorgeous, intimate wedding in the beautiful Mississippi outdoors. The zoo has a long and rich history in the local community; it originally opened in 1919 and has been in its current location since 1921. With over 110 picturesque acres of land, of which approximately 54 acres are developed, the accredited zoo is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing exceptional care for the animals it houses as well as a wonderful experience for the more than 100,000 people that visit it each year. By hosting your wedding ceremony and reception in this unique setting, you will be supporting a worthy cause. Celebrate your special day amongst the over 200 species at the Jackson Zoo and you will not only have a stunning celebration but also a lot of fun!

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $500 to $2,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $500. Additional hours are available for purchase, please inquire directly with the venue. Please note venue does not book rentals during zoo event dates.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Dance area
Day-of coordinator
Groom's dressing area
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Outdoor lighting
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Approved outside caterer allowed- Biodegradable throwables only- General liability insurance required- Music must end by 9:00PM- Smoking outside only- Venue must approve all decorations