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Woodland Park Zoo

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601 North 59th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
Event Planning & Group Sales
Lancer Catering 206.548.2662




Additional Venue Information


  Rain Forest Food Pavilion
can accommodate up to 200 guests seated, 250 reception–style;
  Rose Garden
accommodates a ceremony for up to 200 guests.
  We offer eight other venues for groups of 25–250.
Price Range: Facility charge varies from $500 to $2,000 depending on venue; catering costs vary with menu selection
Catering: Full-service, in-house catering by Lancer Catering
Types of Events: Wedding ceremonies and receptions, dinners, cocktail parties, picnics, auctions, tours, birthday parties, corporate retreats, meetings, proms, holiday parties, and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.

Availability and Terms

A deposit equal to half the cost of the venue fee is required to hold a date. The remaining balance of costs is due one month prior to the event. Call or email for available dates

Description of Services and Facility
Seating: Woodland Park Zoo will make necessary arrangements for table and chair needs
Servers: Provided by Lancer Catering
Bar Facilities: Full-service bar and staff provided by Lancer Catering; services with hosted or no-host options are available
Dance Floor: Available upon request
Parking: Complimentary for after-hours events
Disabled Access: Woodland Park Zoo is fully accessible
Linens, Napkins, China, and Glassware: Provided by Lancer Catering to accommodate event formality
Cleanup: Provided by Lancer Catering and Woodland Park Zoo; guests are asked to remove items brought in
Decorations: Please inquire

Special Services
Leave the planning to us! Our experienced sales and catering staff will custom–design your event to meet any and all of your event needs! Woodland Park Zoo and Lancer Catering are committed to reducing environmental impact of events—ask us how to GREEN your event.


Hailed as one the finest zoos in the world, Woodland Park Zoo offers the best in corporate and private event planning. Amid a 92-acre botanical setting with more than 300 species of animals and 1,000 species of plants, your guests will be instantaneously transported to nearly every region of the world. Don’t forget, funds generated from your event help support the zoo’s top-notch animal care, education, and conservation programs that are helping to preserve wildlife species all over the world!

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