Imagine a unique wedding day spent amongst the animals. At ZooMontana, your wedding can be filled with tranquil moments as well as excitement. Imagine a wedding in the Sensory Garden and then an open reception under a large tent in the Bison Field. The Sensory Garden at ZooMontana will have you and your love exchanging vows with scenic surroundings that rival Eden. Lush trees and flowing waters combine to create an air of natural elegance and joy. After a charming ceremony you and your guests can walk to the Bison Field, catching sights of the animals along the way. The Bison Field is a reception site that is both flexible and fun. As you and your guests dance and dine under the stars you all will be filled with awe. Decorations such as lights and candles will help to create a romantic reception area for all to enjoy. ZooMontana is an unexpected venue that ensures a wedding celebration with both style and grace.

Venue Style

Event Center, Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,100 to $4,600 for a ceremony and reception and includes a full day rental. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony only wedding ranges from $1,000 to $2,000 (4-hour rental). The zoo animal exhibits will close down at 5:00PM. The venue offers a deluxe wedding package that would extend the exhibits until 7:00PM. Please inquire for those package rates available. The venue is only available for wedding bookings from May to October.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at ZooMontana is estimated at between $5,420 and $7,150 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot
Tent included
Partial outdoor lighting available
Portable toilets (depending on size of the wedding)

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
Recommended to rent outdoor lighting
No balloons
Unapproved caterers are also allowed