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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 facility and decide on buffet or plated meals. We will make sure that both the ceremony and reception is an unforgettable experience!

In addition to your personal selections, your wedding day will also include:

  • Champagne or sparkling cider toast for the bridal party
  • Tablecloths in white, black or vanilla
  • Linen napkins in an array of colors
  • Complimentary cake cutting service
  • Complimentary fruit & cheese for the bridal suite
  • Complimentary bottled water and soda for the bridal suite
  • Gift, DJ and wedding cake tables
  • 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.

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  • 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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