A Serene Setting

The Lakeside Pavilion offers a stunning and tiered outdoor space with a waterfront view complete with a fountain. Ideal for those who would like a wedding ceremony close to nature, this intimate setting on Boat Lake is the perfect backdrop for your special day.


Rental Rates*

  • Wedding Ceremony: $1,200

Winter Rates*

Including the months of December, January, and February.

  • Wedding Ceremony: $600


  • Ceremony: Up to 180 guests
  • Lower tier: 125
  • Upper tier: 55

Included Equipment

  • Up to 180 padded chairs
  • Transport for Bride and Groom to reception space

Additional Resouces

*Prices reflect a 1-hour ceremony, reception spaces are priced separately. The Zoo provides chairs, security, maintenance personnel in case of emergency, and free parking. Rental fee does not include Zoo admission, catering, rides, audio-visual equipment, and/or other Zoo services. Rates may change without notice.


Questions? Reach out to our rentals team at rentals@marylandzoo.org.