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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Tuesday, September 25

9:30 am
Grounds Open
5:30 pm
Grounds Close
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Chinese Plaza and Panda Veranda

Host an unforgettable reception or seated dinner at one of only four locations in the U.S. where your guests can see giant pandas. Bamboo-lined pathways and traditional Chinese architecture turn your event into a destination. Rental includes use of the covered Panda Veranda patio, adjacent to the Zoo’s Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Giant Panda Conservation Center.

Capacity: 100 standing, 75 seated

Rental rate: $1,500 Weekday Evening / $2,000 Weekend Evening