Palm Beach Zoo

Fort Lauderdale



Have a wild wedding celebration at the Palm Beach Zoo. This truly unique venue offers you the opportunity to have a gorgeous outdoor wedding in the beautiful Florida landscape. Exchange your vows in their scenic ceremonial spot, with a lovely fountain providing a classic backdrop for your romantic ceremony. Then delight your inner child with a one-of-a-kind cocktail hour in which you and your guests can sip on drinks while you interact with different animals and take pictures with them. For your party, you will have your choice of three reception sites; all of which are picturesque and perfect for an elegant celebration. The Palm Beach Zoo prides itself on its delicious cuisine prepared by its experienced culinary team, and promises excellent, professional service. Celebrate your special day amongst the over 700 animals at this exceptional venue and you will not only have a stunning celebration but also a lot of fun!

Venue Style

Event Center, Park/Garden, Rainforest, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 1,100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 120 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 1,100 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $800 with reception rental. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Palm Beach Zoo is estimated at between $8,496 and $18,750 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
No kitchen
No parking options
Dance area

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:30PM

Wedding Day Availability (Last updated )

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