Open Daily
9:30 AM - 5 PM

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Corporate Events

Long day at the Office? Turn your next company or service organization event into an adventure at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. From corporate cocktail receptions, gala events, corporate training or lectures, to casual picnics and barbecues or service club meetings, the Zoo offers the perfect location for your next gathering.

With 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 clients. We'll do all the work so you can get back to business.

In addition to your personal selections, your event will also include:

  • Tablecloths in white, black or vanilla
  • Linen napkins in an array of colors
  • Banquet servers*

*Excludes Chef Attendant and Bartenders

Please note that all food and beverages must be purchased through the Zoo’s on-site Catering Department, with the exception of specialty cakes accompanying a purchased Zoo catering package.

Group Activities

From interactive animal encounters and scavenger hunts to fun rides and water play areas, the Zoo has everything you need to make your event one that everyone will remember. Groups of all sizes can enjoy:

  • Tampa Bay City Pass
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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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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