Plan Your Event

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.

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Event Pavilion

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.

Cocktail Area

Enjoy the outside ambiance and encounter our zebras face to face. The space is ideal for a small dinner, cocktail hour or party.

Asia Waterfall

Enjoy the outdoors and see our beautiful Asian Elephants. The Asia waterfall area can be configured to your needs holding up to 200 people.

Birthdays For Party Animals

Kids having birthday party at zooYour 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.

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.