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Host your next event in the heart of the wild without ever leaving Atlanta! Treat your guests to spectacular scenery, innovative culinary creations and transformative experiences with a wedding, corporate event, company picnic, cocktail reception or birthday party that simply won’t be compared with any other venue in the city.

Zoo Atlanta is proud to present Proof of the Pudding, Atlanta’s premier caterer, as your source for inspiring menus for every occasion, large or small.


Host the most talked-about event in town at one of the most unique places in the city. Look no further for the perfect destination for your wedding, birthday party, family reunion, conference meeting, business luncheon or company picnic.

Corporate events

Zoo Atlanta offers a wide variety of day sponsorships which allow companies to reach consumers directly in a fun and uncluttered environment. These events include special animal demonstrations, storytellers, raffles, live music, discounted admission offers and more. The events are tailored to meet the marketing objectives of our corporate partners and result in maximum exposure.

Catered Events

We can accommodate a wide variety of events, with room to be creative.  Whether you’re a group of 20 or a group of 1,000, Proof of the Pudding will work with you to create the perfect menu of fresh offerings for you and your group! Feed your imagination with Proof of the Pudding.


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….

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Conservation ARC (Resource Center)

Combo rental: Entire Conservation Action Resource Center (ARC) to include Coca-Cola World Studio, Ford Conservation Conference Room and TECHlab Rent all three venues in the Conservation Action Resource Center (ARC) to have this variety of…

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Entire Zoo Rental

Make your event the stuff of dreams! The entire Zoo is yours for an exclusive and unforgettable experience. Rentals are available for up to 5,000 guests and include viewing of all Zoo animal habitats until…

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Flamingo Plaza

Atlanta’s only flock of Chilean flamingos welcomes you with a one-of-a-kind backdrop for your cocktail reception or al fresco dinner just inside the Zoo’s gates. Ask your event representative about including a 30-minute Flamingo Keeper…

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Ford Conservation Room

From larger business meetings to perfectly-appointed receptions or seated dinners, this versatile 2,000 square-foot space comes with a built-in audiovisual and sound system and a wall-to-wall natural outdoor view. Daytime rental includes Zoo admission for…

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Ford Pavilion and Grand Patio

A destination for large company picnics, unforgettable wedding receptions, black-tie galas, corporate dinners and much more, this 16,000 square-foot covered pavilion is a canvas for the transformation of your event. Evening rentals include use of…

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Georgia eXtremes

Adjacent to the Zoo’s award-winning Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience, this intimate indoor venue features tranquil underwater views of native Georgia turtles and fishes. Capacity: 75 standing, 50 seated Rental rate: $850…

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Publix Birthday Party Pavilion

Host your birthday party or small company picnic in the heart of where the fun is! Located in the center of the Zoo’s KIDZone and available for both evening and daytime rental, the covered Publix…

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Scaly Slimy Spectacular

Invite your guests on a visually stunning and educational journey in the indoor Scaly Slimy Spectacular. The complex is home to some of Earth’s rarest and most intriguing animals in state-of-the-art habitats replicating some of…

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Takamenda Gorilla Deck

Host cocktails under the stars or dine al fresco in an intimate event setting in the heart of the Zoo’s lush Ford African Rain Forest, home of one of North America’s largest populations of critically…

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Team-building retreats, small meetings and more intimate receptions are a perfect fit for this space, which also features a natural view into the outdoors and state-of-the-art 78” smart board. Daytime rental includes Zoo admission for…

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The Coca-Cola World Studio

Ideal for awards ceremonies, corporate meetings, lectures and film screenings, this space features a 10’ X 13’ built-in screen with rear projection, stage and podium. Daytime rental includes Zoo admission for up to 150 guests…

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Venue Rental Guide

For a full guide of all our available venues please download the PDF below.

Venue Rental Guide (PDF)


Contact us for further information about our venue rental and catering.

Phone: 404.624.5600 l Fax: 404.624.2819