Weddings

Gateway Hall, Lawn & Green House

Explore what Alaska Zoo has to offer for your special day! We accommodate both ceremonies and receptions with three locations to choose from. Have a beautiful ceremony in the Green House and formal reception in the Gateway Hall or have an outdoor wedding. It’s up to you! We will make sure your event is as unique as you are. 

  • Gateway Hall rental:  Capacity of 157, admission to zoo not included, available year round.
    • Opened in October 2008, our modern meeting space just outside of zoo grounds provides everything you need to host a successful event. Full kitchen access right next to the meeting hall makes it easy for you to bring your own food or use your own caterer making it a perfect space for formal or casual events. We have optional access to the zoo and audio/visual capabilities. See contract for more detailed information. 
      • Daytime rental price (8am-5pm) - $90./ hour
      • Evening rental price (5pm-12am) - $185./ hour
      • Full Day rental price (8am-12am) - $1945. flat rate
  • Lawn rental: 150 admissions included, available during summer and fall. 
    • This wonderful space within the zoo accommodates parties, picnics, weddings, and more. Stage area on the Lawn is currently under construction with anticipated completion for summer 2012. Various tent rentals are available.  Additional admission to zoo available at a significantly discounted rate.
      • Daytime rental price (8am-5pm) - $110./ hour
      • Evening rental price (5pm-10pm) - $225./ hour
      • Full Day rental price (8am-10pm) - $1985. flat rate
  • Green House rental: Capacity 50, 50 admissions included, available year round
    • This small venue is a great space for small events, or part of larger events in other areas, with beautiful plants lining both sides of the greenhouse as well as overhead in some areas.    
      • Daytime rental price (8am-5pm) - $70./ hour
      • Evening rental price (5pm-10pm) - $140./ hour
      • Full Day rental price (8am-10pm) - $1250. flat rate

Rental includes: Tables and chairs available, set-up, parking, water & power access, take-down.

   
 

   

Alaska Zoo Rental Contract

See contract above for more information.  For rental availability, site visits (by appointment only), or to book a date:  Email rentalevents@alaskazoo.org or call (907) 341-6459 office.