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Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Host your next special event at The Venues of Lincoln Park Zoo. Where else can you enjoy an exotic reception with giraffes, gazelles and ostriches browsing a gorgeous African savanna? Your guests can sip cocktails while getting nose to nose with nature. With spectacular—and flexible—indoor and outdoor spaces, the zoo can accommodate any event ranging from 10 to 10,000 people, from elaborate formal dinners, weddings and receptions to an out-of-the-ordinary cocktail party. Lincoln Park Zoo at a Glance Category: Attractions/Sightseeing, Meeting and Event Suppliers Type: Zoo, Museum, Outdoor Garden/Park Location: Chicago-Lincoln/Lakeview Amenities: Group Menu, Handicapped Accessible, Off-Site Catering, Will Close for Private Function
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • ATM Machine On-site:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Food On-site: Restaurant
    • Hours of Operation: 10 am to 5 pm
    • Restaurant(s) On-site:
    • Self-Parking Available: Both On-site & Off-site
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Valet Parking Available:
    Location Information
    • Miles from Downtown: 2
    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: 2 - 3 hours
    • Maximum Group Number: 25000
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s):
    • Exclusive Decorator(s):
    • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s):
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 1800
    • Max Capacity, Classroom Style: 5400
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 10000
    • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 5400
    • Max Venue Capacity: 25000
    • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment:
    • On-Site Catering:
    • Private Meeting Space Available:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 300
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 450
    Facility Info
    • Largest Room: 120
    • Reception Capacity: 450
    • Banquet Capacity: 300
    Meeting Rooms
    Café Brauer
    Farm in the Zoo presented by John Deere
    Helen Brach Primate House
    Cafe at Wild Things
    • Banquet Capacity: 275
    • Reception Capacity: 400
    Kovler Lion House
    • Banquet Capacity: 500
    • Reception Capacity: 360
    Regenstein Center for African Apes
    • Banquet Capacity: 250
    • Reception Capacity: 350
    Matthew Laflin Memorial Building
    • Classroom Capacity: 120
    • Banquet Capacity: 130
    • Reception Capacity: 250
    Small Mammal - Reptile House
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Banquet Capacity: 140
    • Reception Capacity: 300
    Foreman Pavilion
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    • Reception Capacity: 250