Akron Zoo Akron, Ohio

"Walk the aisle on the Wild Side."

The Akron Zoo offers a unique atmosphere for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Walk the aisle on the Wild Side among the flowers in the Lehner Family Gardens set for breathtaking photos among the beautiful scenery set with flowers, a garden trellis and a water fountain.

Once the ceremony is completed, travel down to the Komodo Kingdom to eat, drink and dance the night away.

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Contact Info

500 Edgewood Ave. • Akron, OH • 44307

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 150 / 150

The Lehner Family Gardens can seat up to 50 guests and the rest can be standing room.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 127

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Banquet Hall, Atrium, Garden

On-Site Cuisine Options: Child Menu, Use Your Own Caterer, Catering on site


Budget Tier: $

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 2,200

Site/Rental Fee: $5,000

Lehner Family Zoo Gardens Ceremony only: $3,000 Reception only: $5,000 Ceremony & reception: $6,700 Komodo Kingdom Ceremony only: $3,000 Reception only: $5,000 Ceremony & reception: $6,700 Wedding Pictures Savor the memories of your special day in the beautifully landscaped Lehner Family Zoo Gardens. Available June – September. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - $125 for one hour 4 – 6 p.m. - $225 for one hour

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Buffet Menu Available
  • Conference Call
  • Full Kitchen Access
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Group Rates
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Parking Lot
  • Prix Fixe Menu Option
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi Access