Let Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Host Your Next Event!


Corporate Meetings


Company Picnics

Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Bridal/Baby Showers

Birthday Parties

Holiday Gatherings

Anniversary Parties

Retirement Parties


We can accommodate any event, whether it is a corporate meeting in our Victorian Greenhouse, to a family picnic outdoors in the Picnic Grove, a social event in our beautiful Carousel Building or a bridal shower in our Hanson Building. We will ensure that your event is one that your guests will remember for years to come!

Available Spaces for Your Event

  • Facilities for groups large and small
  • Rental of our Carousel Building, Greenhouse, and much more!
  • For pictures, please click on the name of each building/rental space
  • Please note: not all items & decorations in the pictures below are provided by Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo.
  • When booking, please ask about specific items you would like to use.

Carousel Building

  • Capacity: 180 Seated, 300 Standing

Victorian Greenhouse

  • Capacity: 75 Seated, 100 Standing

Picnic Grove

  • Capacity: 500

Hanson Exploration Station

  • Capacity: 45-50 Seated, 60-65 Standing
  • Capacity is for each side of building - entire building holds 100 Seated, 120 Standing

Entire Zoo

  • Capacity: 2,000


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