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From social and corporate events to weddings, birthday parties, Quinceañeras and bar/bat mitzvahs, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a unique location for events with our rustic nature and décor that stand out from the rest.
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At Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, an ordinary picnic becomes an unforgettable summer safari that your entire team will enjoy. From the air-conditioned comfort of Safari Lodge, you'll indulge on picnic and BBQ classics various menu options while visiting with some of the world's wild and exotic animals. Click here to book your picnic.

birthdays

A birthday party at the Zoo is an event your child will never forget! From an up-close encounter with one of our friendly animals, to a special surprise Zoo gift and everything in between, your child and their guests will create memories for a lifetime. Click here to party like animals!

Weddings

Say “I do” at the Zoo, surrounded by lush vegetation, exotic animals and up to 500 of your closest friends. Our wedding expert will help you choose between an indoor or outdoor location and decide on buffet or plated meals. Click here to make sure your ceremony and reception is an unforgettable experience!

Evening Events, Corporate or Social

With more than five venues to choose from, the Zoo can take on events of any size and make it deliciously memorable for you, your employees, coworkers and friends. We'll do all the work so you can get back to business. Click here to plan your unique event!

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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