Rent the Lakeside Pavilion for your event!

The Lakeside Pavilion is a private, serene setting with a spectacular waterfront view complete with a fountain – ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies and small group gatherings. This intimate area on Boat Lake is the perfect backdrop for your special event.

Rental Rates*:
  • Wedding ceremony: $1,350

Includes a one-hour rental, must be booked in conjunction with a rental of the Mansion House Porch or Waterfowl Pavilion, priced separately

  • Small gatherings, other than weddings: $1,650

Includes a three-hour rental, available between the hours of 10am – 2pm

  • Lower Lever: 125 guests
  • Lower & Upper Level: 180 guests

*Available April through October only. Rates can change without notice.

Rental fees include chairs, Zoo on-site staff, security and maintenance personnel, and parking. Rental fees do not include catering, Zoo admission, rides, audio-visual equipment, and/or Zoo services.

Additional Resources:

Looking for suggested hotels, vendors, or catering? View our Private Events & Parties Resources.

Questions? Contact the Rentals Office at 443-552-5279 or email