The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a wedding venue destination catering to the needs of couples getting married in the Greater Columbus area. One of the best zoos in the country, you can host a truly remarkable event with your family and friends.
Couples are able to host wedding receptions up to 250 people and on-site ceremonies up to 210. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has three unique venues offering different views and locations throughout zoo grounds. Each venue has it’s own capacity, rental pricing and catering minimums.

Boardwalk Reception


AEC Wedding Head Table Set Up

Africa Event Center Wedding


Wedding at Africa Events Center


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So Gorgeous

From the first time we saw the boardwalk venue, we fell in love with it. That scenery is so gorgeous! The staff we spoke to (Zach, Lindsey and Claudia) was very helpful every step of the way, always answering our questions and explaining things. The food was great. Also, animals! It was such a cool thing to have some special guests stop by. We also took some time before the ceremony to step into the zoo and take some photos. We absolutely loved it there and I would definitely recommend it!

Marilia B

Such a Wonderful Experience!

We had the Columbus Zoo come to our Wedding! They brought a lizard, an armadillo, a sloth, a tortoise, and a fox!!! The fox was my favorite, because we got to hold her and take pictures with her! The handlers were extremely knowledgeable and professional with us, the guests, and the animals as well. The only negative thing I could say would be that we couldn't hold the sloth... but that's just me being selfish. We just love animals so much, and just want to love on them-- so in all seriousness, we completely understand why we couldn't hold her. The guests at our Wedding absolutely LOVED asking questions and seeing the animals in person! They were all such a hit!!! Such a wonderful experience! Would recommend 5/5!

Taylor C
Powell 43065

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