Meetings, Picnics, and Luncheons

Nashville Zoo is the perfect place to bring your company, group, or family for a get-together. Take advantage of our beautiful surroundings and meet outside, or choose to utilize one of our indoor meeting spaces. It's all up to you! View our venue guide (PDF) and start planning!


Nashville Zoo Meeting


A meeting at Nashville Zoo can truly transport your team to lands unknown; bringing your associates face to face with the broad spectrum of behaviors, instincts, and survival skills that are necessary to “survive” in the ever changing global economy.

Interested in hosting your meeting at Nashville Zoo? Fill out our event inquiry form.

Nashville Zoo Picnic


Whether it's a company event, family reunion or client appreciation day, a picnic at Nashville Zoo is the kind of adventure everyone is sure to enjoy! We have a variety of rental locations to accommodate groups from 20-2000. Our onsite caterer, Taste of the Wild can create any menu to make your picnic a feast to remember!

Thinking about hosting a picnic with us? Fill out our event inquiry form.

Nashville Zoo VIP Luncheon

VIP Luncheons and Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Stop searching for the perfect way to treat your staff, thank your clients, or simply relax with your friends. Book a luncheon at Botswana Overlook and let the Zoo staff and our animal inhabitants create a one of a kind and truly memorable experience!

A behind-the-scenes tour of our giraffe barn will bring you face-to-face with the tallest land mammal on earth. Add a luncheon at the exclusive Botswana Overlook and have the largest land mammal, the elephant, keep you company while you dine on a delectable meal prepared by chef Donovan Pritchard of Taste of the Wild.

All luncheons at Botswana Overlook have a 20 person minimum.

Interested in hosting your luncheon at Nashville Zoo? Fill out our event inquiry form.