Company Outings and Group Picnics

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Company Outings & Group Picnics at the Zoo

Group Outings with 1,100 of your wildest friends

Bring your group out to the Zoo for a wild event you won't soon forget! Our picnic packages are perfect for company outings or any other group get-together.

Group Picnics
Guests in line for a buffet at an outdoor private event at the Zoo

Out-of-this-World Outings

Turn an ordinary picnic into an extraordinary outing at the Zoo! Enjoy mouth-watering favorites, expertly prepared by our chefs and served hot n’ fresh! Choose from several picnic options, like our Classic Picnic featuring burgers and hot dogs, our Backyard BBQ Picnic featuring pulled pork and BBQ chicken, or our Southern Style Picnic with savory rotisserie chicken and mouth-watering grilled ham steaks with pineapple.

Our picnic buffets require a minimum of 25 people, but if your group is smaller than that we can prepare a custom plated picnic package just for you!

Private Events with Global Impacts

ZooTampa is a leader in wildlife conservation, working to save endangered species around the world, from the Florida panther and manatee to the southern white rhino and Bornean orangutan. Your group's decision to hold their outing at our non-profit Zoo will have positive global impacts.

Young kids and parents gather for a private animal mingle at the Zoo
A company family outing day at the Zoo
Animal Mingles and Meet-&-Greets
Wild Experiences You Won't Find Anywhere Else
A woman and her child kneel down to get a closer look at a blue macaw during an animal mingle at the Zoo

Animal Mingles and Meet-&-Greets

ZooTampa's unique animal mingles and meet-&-greets set us apart from standard venues. You and your wide-eyed guests can get up-close with exotic animals such as hedgehogs, porcupine, owl, macaws, hawks, tarantulas and more!

Animal mingles can be an added enhancement for any private event here at the Zoo!

A crowd gathers to watch elephants and other African animals in the savanna at the Zoo
A man wearing a tuxedo takes a fun selfie with a giraffe
Indoor & Outdoor Venues
Savanna Oasis
A large corporate event at the Zoo

Savanna Oasis

Impress your guests by hosting your next event in a wild setting at ZooTampa's Savanna Oasis. This 17,000 sq. ft., climate-controlled facility blends the beauty and wonder of nature and culinary sensations - giving you the ability to turn an ordinary event into an extraordinary experience. Located within the Savanna Reserve, your event will be among a variety of African species including meerkats, zebras, giraffes, elephants and more!

Modified Safe Capacity: 150

Tom and Sandy Callahan Conservation Center
A private event is held outdoors and indoors at the Conservation Center at the Zoo

Tom and Sandy Callahan Conservation Center

View one of the endangered big cats in our care, the clouded leopard, when entering this newly constructed venue. This air-conditioned indoor space opens to a unique outdoor patio.

Modified Safe Capacity: 100

Event Pavilion

Saunders Pavilion

Coming December 2020 — Create a memorable experience for your guests in our newly renovated event pavilion. Our team can help create the event you envision, from a casual picnic to a sophisticated gala. With a private entrance accessible from ZooTampa’s parking lot, Saunders Pavilion provides a sense of arrival for your guests.

Modified Safe Capacity: 250

Zoo Buyouts
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Rent Out the Entire Zoo!

Enjoy exclusive use of ZooTampa at Lowry Park and everything it has to offer — beautiful landscapes, up-close animal experiences, rides and more.

For 500+ Guests