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Baton Rouge Zoo

  • 3601 Thomas Road Baton Rouge, LA 70807
  • (225) 775-3877
Meeting Facilities



Elevate your next group function! Tailored for your needs, the rental of our spacious Capital One Pavilion comes with a wide variety of options to make your day special, whether its a Family Reunion,Church,  Business Retreat, Crawfish Boil, BBQ or a Day of Corporate Team Building.

For events held during the Zoo's regular operating hours, guests can enjoy exclusive event activities within the Capital One Pavilion and Picnic Grove as well as enjoy full-day access to all the public areas of the Zoo and all it has to offer. 

Evening events are also available--either by extending your daytime rental or by rescheduling your event between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.--and add a unique experience for your guests. During evening events, guests are allowed private access to all public areas of the Zoo until sunset, when all will return to the Capital One Pavilion and the party can commence!

Need a creative space for a retreat or meeting? Our spacious Education Building comes equipped with amenities including projector and laptop, tables, chairs and dry erase board.

Many additonal Event Services are available to tailor to your Experience to make it even more Special!

General Information
  • Merch Available:
  • Good for: Groups:
  • Good for: Kids:
  • Parking:
    • Private lot
    • Bus
    • Free
  • Admission Fee:
  • Gift Shop/Shopping On-Site:
  • Strollers Available:
  • Restrooms Onsite:
Facility Info
  • Description Located just inside the Zoo entrance, our spacious, open-air Capitol One Pavilion is available to rent for company picnics, family reunions, wedding receptions, Christmas parties, and much more. Set up and cleanup are easy with our onsite staff and we work with a variety of entertainment and rental companies to make each event a success. We can customize each event with: • On-site catering (can include alcohol) • All-day Zoo access • Railroad & Tram Rides • Private Animal Encounters • Face Painting • Inflatable Slides, Obstacle Courses, and more
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Total Sq. Ft. 2500
  • Reception Capacity 250
  • Space Notes The Pavilion is located inside a fenced area for private access. For groups larger than 250 guests, we can add tenting for more seating areas. We are happy to provide tours of the space Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. For questions please call 225-775-3877 xt. 253.
  • Banquet Capacity 125
  • Number of Rooms 1

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