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Wedding Packages

 

Weddings at the Akron ZooThe Akron Zoo offers a unique atmosphere for wedding ceremonies and receptions after the zoo closes to the public.

We also offer photography packages for every occasion, including weddings.

Lehner Family Zoo Gardens Wedding 

Available for weddings after 6 p.m., June - September.

Lehner Family Zoo Gardens Ceremony

$3,000 for up to one hour 

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 50 guests
  • 50 chairs 
  • Access to the Lehner Family Zoo Gardens up to 30 minutes before your event for setup and 30 minutes after your event for teardown and cleanup
  • Access to Nature’s View (indoor space) restrooms/bridal party staging area 

Lehner Family Zoo Gardens Reception

$5,000 for up to three hours

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 50 guests 
  • Tables and up to 50 chairs in Nature’s View
  • Access to Lehner Family Zoo Gardens throughout your event
  • Access to the Lehner Family Zoo Gardens and Nature’s View up to 30 minutes early for setup and 30 minutes late for teardown and cleanup

Lehner Family Zoo Gardens Ceremony and Reception

$6,700 for up to three hours

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 50 guests
  • Up to 50 chairs set up in Lehner Family Zoo Gardens for ceremony
  • Tables and up to 50 chairs in Nature’s View for reception
  • Access to Lehner Family Zoo Gardens all evening

Komodo Kingdom Wedding

Available for weddings year-round after 6 p.m.

Komodo Kingdom Ceremony 

$3,000 for up to one hour 

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 150 guests 
  • Chairs 
  • Indoor setup in Komodo Kingdom Cafe (up to 150 chairs)
    OR
  • Outdoor setup in Carousel Plaza (up to 100 chairs)
  • Access to ceremony space up to 30 minutes early for setup and 30 minutes late for teardown and cleanup
  • Access to two classrooms in downstairs Komodo Kingdom to use as bridal suite/staging area
  • Access to Komodo Kingdom and Curious Creatures

Komodo Kingdom Reception

$5,000 for up to three hours

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 150 guests 
  • Tables and up to 150 chairs in Komodo Kingdom Cafe space 
  • Access to Komodo Kingdom up to 30 minutes early for setup and 30 minutes late for teardown and cleanup
  • Access to Komodo Kingdom and Curious Creatures throughout your event

Komodo Kingdom Ceremony and Reception

$6,700 for up to three hours

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 150 guests
  • Chairs for ceremony
  • Indoor setup in Komodo Kingdom Cafe (up to 150 chairs) OR
  • Outdoor setup in Carousel Plaza (up to 100 chairs)
  • Indoor space for reception for up to 150 guests
  • If you have an indoor ceremony, it is your responsibility to provide people to move tables into place/rearrange ceremony space to prepare for reception
  • Access to Komodo Kingdom up to 30 minutes early for setup and 30 minutes late for teardown and cleanup
  • Access to two classrooms in downstairs Komodo Kingdom to use as bridal suite/staging area during your event
  • Access to Komodo Kingdom and Curious Creatures throughout your event

Please keep in mind that weddings must be booked more than 90 days in advance of your preferred date. Some dates may be unavailable due to zoo-wide events or other bookings

If you would like to inquire about the availability of a specific date, or if you have a question that is not answered by the information given above, please contact Caroline Lutz at 330-375-2550 ext. 7230 or email her at c.lutz@akronzoo.org.