Milwaukee Zoo

10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI  53226
(414) 256-5430
Seating: Unlimited guests
Cocktail Reception: Unliimited guests
Chef Jack's Catering

Milwaukee Zoo


The Milwaukee Zoo has many picnic areas and building to choose from to host your next event.

All picnic areas are furnished with electricity and water. 


  • Maple Cove or Oak Grove:
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    Each area holds a minimum 500 or 5,000 guests when combined.
  • Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard at Zoo Terrace:
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Designed for groups of 350 – 700 guests.

  • Little Oak:
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Designed for groups of up to 300 guests.

  • Australian Outback:
    Australian Outback
  • Brown Bear Den:
    Brown Bear Den


Animal buildings are available for a unique party setting.

  • Aquatic and Reptile Center:
    Accommodates up to 125 guests.
  • Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country:
    Accommodates up to 100 guests.
  • Stearns Family Apes of Africa or Primates of the World:
    Accommodates up to 100 each or 250 combined.
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