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Provided by: Blank Park Zoo

Blank Park Zoo

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Rentals included
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Event Center, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 350 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

7401 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315

Description:

Say “I do” at the Zoo! If you’re looking for a unique locale for your special day, look no further. Guests have the chance to walk through the rainforest as they make their way to your elegant ceremony location. Exchange vows at the charming Outdoor Pavilion that overlooks a lush lawn. Later, guests will enjoy cocktails and dinner in the vibrant Aquarium, a fantastic place to marvel at the exotic sea creatures. An elegant yet lively location, guests will surely be impressed by the beauty of nature - especially the opportunity to interact with the lovable animals. Enjoy delicious cuisine catered by Blank Park Zoo’s own Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse. The 1920’s style carousel provides a fun and quirky location for photos that will be treasured by family and friends for years to come. Take advantage of the countless photo opportunities at this one-of-a-kind location - your first photo as a newlywed couple could be you feeding a giraffe!

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Venue notes

The rental fee for a reception is maximum $3,400 and includes 10 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A food and beverage minimum of $300 is applied to all events. Rental fee includes three spaces for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Rental fee for a ceremony-only wedding is $495. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $65/hr. Please note, Zooplex space NOT available May- Sept 2016. Please inquire with venue for more details.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- Full kitchen facilities

- Large parking lot

- Ceremony arch provided in outdoor Pavillion only

Restrictions

- Food & beverage minimum

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Exclusive caterer for venue

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 11:00PM

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- Full kitchen facilities

- Large parking lot

- Ceremony arch provided in outdoor Pavillion only

Restrictions

- Food & beverage minimum

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Exclusive caterer for venue

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 11:00PM

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Blank Park Zoo

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Rentals included
Valet parking

STARTING AT $4,728 FOR 50 GUESTS

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