Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo - Celebrating 25 Years
(813) 935-8552 x421

What is included in the Room Rental Fee?

a. Tables
b. Chairs
c. Glassware, Flatware, China
d. Standard Linen Tablecloths and Napkins

Is there a food and beverage minimum?

No, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo does not require a food and beverage minimum for room rentals.

Can I provide my own florist, entertainment, etc.?

Yes, you can provide your own vendors. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is happy to provide you with contact information for vendors that we have worked with on past events.

What is required to secure a date?

Typically, a $200.00 Save the Date Deposit is required to secure the room and date. Once a contract is submitted, a 50% deposit is required with the returned signed contract. The $200 Save the Date Deposit is then applied to the balance due.

Does Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo offer direct billing?

No, all events must be paid in full one-week prior to the event start date.


"I felt like everything was in control and I was able to enjoy my evening. Guests raved about the food! We included an animal mingle and giraffe feeding. The animals were a huge hit and the zookeeper who brought them in was happy to answer all kinds of questions from guests. We had a wonderful time, got some amazing pictures, and had a very unique event!" Testimonials


"Going to the Zoo is like going to the best fine dining restaurant in Tampa!" Testimonials


"What an amazing event at Lowry Park Zoo. You're probably thinking that a meal at the zoo would consist of oats, hay, carrots, and some apples, but no -- this was some serious gourmet catering!" Testimonials


"Lowry Park Zoo always does an event right." Testimonials


"All of our attendees thoroughly enjoyed the entire visit - the beautiful setting, the fantastic food. The setting for lunch was gorgeous, and the food was exceptional, from the shrimp tacos to the mouth-watering beef and the amazing waffle sundae bar. More than one person at my table said that it was the best meal they had in Tampa!" Testimonials