Create an Event to Remember

Victorian Greenhouse

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is situated on 52 lush acres in Beardsley Park, providing an unforgettable setting for a truly unique affair. Your guests will “roar” at the opportunity to dine and mingle with animals primarily from North and South America. The Zoo offers a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities for an entertaining and imaginative experience year-round.

Start Planning Now!

Our corporate event and social event pages each feature a photo gallery of event locations along with information such as capacity, optional programs and more.

We’ll Help You Plan The Event Of Your Dreams

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo can accommodate any event. Our Rental & Events Staff will help make any event a memorable one. From developing and designing, corporate or social, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo can take your visions and make them a reality.

To start planning your event now, visit our corporate event and social event online planning guides.

Venues to choose from:

The exclusive use of the entire Zoo after hours, our colorful Carousel Building, our lush Victorian Greenhouse, the heart of it all Picnic Grove, and our rustic log cabin-style Hanson Building.
* Facilities for groups large and small
* Complete corporate event planning services

For prices and details, visit our Rates & Details or Event Guidelines. For more information or to make reservations, please e-mail Lindsay Isner at or contact our Rental & Events Department at (203) 332-4243.