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Milwaukee Zoo

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

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.