Book your wedding by December 31, 2022

and receive a complimentary Meet and Greet
with an animal ambassador.
PLUS – Receive 50% off your ceremony venue rental
including Elephant Overlook or Penguin Coast!

Host an Unforgettable Holiday Party!

Host an unforgettable

holiday party!


Corporate events at the zoo can be the most powerful and time-effective drivers of your business’ success.

Syracuse Zoo Corporate Events


Have a wedding like no other.
A day this special deserves a setting as unique as the love you both share.

Kyle and Jordan Wenzel


You might expect we’d be the caterer of choice for children’s birthday parties, but did you know we offer a full range of contemporary catering services and delicious dishes that are perfectly suited for even the most sophisticated gathering?

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Catering Social

Private Dinners

The launch of last fall’s highly successful Gourmet Harvest Dinner Series left diners asking for more. Now you can book your own private, customized, wine/beer dining pairing experience – skillfully prepared by acclaimed Executive Chef Dan Hudson!

Catering at the Zoo Team Chef Dan Hudson

Our Venues

Minutes from downtown Syracuse and surrounded by tree-covered hills, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is not only filled with beauty, but also inhabited by some of the most intriguing and delightful animals you could ever want to meet. They were probably among your first friends, so why not include them at your most important events?

Our Story

Catering at the Zoo is a full-service catering facility focused on organizing and executing spectacular events in a one-of-a-kind setting. From our talented kitchen staff to our experienced event coordinators, the catering team makes each special occasion one to remember. Over the last 14 years, we have arranged countless get-togethers ranging from wedding receptions to private parties, corporate meetings to company picnics – and everything in between!

Syracuse Zoo RGZ CATZ Amur Leopard Cub