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Out of an abundance of caution to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the El Paso Zoo will be closed to the public starting March 19, 2020 until further notice.
Celebrate At The Zoo
Start planning your next event here at the El Paso Zoo
Your Event At The Zoo
When it comes to setting a truly exotic stage for your special event, no place compares to the El Paso Zoo. Enjoy the Zoo during or after-hours in an extraordinary setting unlike anywhere else in town.
The El Paso Zoo offers an inspiring, energizing and decidedly unique venue to create a memorable event your guests will talk about for a long time to come.
Venues & Catering
From family reunions to company events the El Paso Zoo offers both indoor and outdoor venues that can be configured to your needs.
The Zoo has an executive chef on staff and the catering department takes care of all the details so you can enjoy celebrating with your party.
We offer our guest the finest catering and variety of food options, from appetizers, stations to buffets or plated meals.
Our event pavilion features amazing views of the Zebra's and Zoo grounds seating up to 350 people. Used in conjunction with our Cocktail Area it can host up to 500 people.
Enjoy the outside ambiance and encounter our zebras face to face. The space is ideal for a small dinner, cocktail hour or party.
Enjoy the outdoors and see our beautiful Asian Elephants. The Asia waterfall area can be configured to your needs holding up to 200 people.
Create an intimate experience with your guests by dining with our African Lions. This room can seat up to 22 or host 40 persons cocktail style.
Birthdays For Party Animals
Your little party animals can monkey around on the Tree House Playground, ride the African Star Train, or interact with the animals with an Animal Encounter.
Our party packages include reserved seating for up to 50-60 guests, birthday decor, and delicious kid friendly food.
Birthday Party Information
After Hours Birthday Party Information
Group events must be planned through Taste - El Paso Zoo Catering. Groups are defined as any organized group of more than 20 people such as family reunions, corporate outings and nonprofit organizations.