Queens Zoo




If you are animal lovers dreaming of a whimsical wedding, then say “I Do” at the Queens Zoo. The Queens Zoo is nestled on 11-acres in Flushing Meadows Park. The Queens Zoo is a picturesque romantic location, ideal for your nuptials. Home to animals native to the Americas, you and your guests will be transported to majestic areas such as the Great Plain, the rocky California coast or a northeastern forest. Have a light-hearted ceremony, and exchange vows in front of the sea lion pool. You and your guests can enjoy a lovely outdoor reception complete with dinner and dancing. Everyone will have a great time hanging out with your special guests, the sea lions. The zoo is a charming locale with an old-fashioned feel. The event staff will work with you to ensure every detail s taken care of so that your special day will be memorable forever.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 3:00PM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $10,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with venue coordinator for details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Queens Zoo is estimated at between $22,960 and $34,131 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public parking

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
Bubbles are permitted