Waiter pouring wine for visitors at a private zoo function. People in background sitting at flower decorated tables while being served dinner.


Make your next event truly unique at Melbourne Zoo.

The Zoo Events team provides guests with unique wildlife-inspired venues and experiences, and restaurant quality food, just minutes from the CBD.

We have a range of beautiful indoor and outdoor function spaces and a team of dedicated event professionals and chefs who work to create the perfect menu for your event.

Whether you're after a small high tea, a relaxed lunch, cocktails and canapés, a large gala dinner or a family day, we have a function space and event package for your budget and taste.

Hire out the zoo for a Zoo Do

If you're after an unbeatable wow factor, book a Sunset Zoo Do — that's the entire Melbourne Zoo for the evening, including keeper talks, entertainment and a personalised map. Zoo Do's are available from  November through to March from 5.30pm - 9.30pm.


Melbourne Zoo is the perfect place to host your special day. Select your dream wedding from a range of beautiful reception and ceremony spaces, premium service packages and uniquely stunning backdrops. 

Corporate Functions

Corporate functions

Melbourne Zoo is an outstanding venue for corporate events such as conferences, family days, hackathons, Christmas celebrations and more. We also offer a range of corporate training workshops, team building experiences and animal encounters.

Kids parties

The Zoo is the perfect venue for a kids party. Get creative and explore our kids party packages for a fabulous party to remember. 

Kids parties

Christmas functions

Surrounded by lush greenery and the sounds and sights of our animals, the natural beauty of the Melbourne Zoo is the perfect venue to create a memorable Christmas event.

Other functions and events

Make your next event truly unique at Melbourne Zoo. Learn about our range of packages, animal experiences and dedicated function spaces for all types of events.

Get in touch

For catered events and room hire, call Zoo Events on 03 9285 9440 or email zooevents@restaurantassociates.com.au

For exclusive hire of the Zoo, email mzevents@zoo.org.au