Woodland Park Zoo

Set on 92 acres, Woodland Park Zoo offers 19 unique and natural locations to host private parties and events of all sizes. With a selection of wild and fun venues that will transport your guests all over the globe. By choosing the zoo for your private event you are supporting Woodland Park Zoo mission for quality animal care, education and conservation projects and helping to preserve species and habitats for generations.

Lancer Catering is proud to be the exclusive, on-site catering provider at Woodland Park Zoo. With an outstanding reputation for fine catering, stunning presentation and superb service. We are happy to prepare a delicious selection of food to fit any theme or budget. Lancer supports the Zoo’s mission to model sustainable practices by sourcing local and organic products, adhering to the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch® program, reducing waste, and recycling organic and non-organic materials.

Meetings & Events


• Located on 92 acres of the Beautiful Woodland Park Zoo Grounds
• Elegant and Unique Spaces
• Located Within 10 minutes of Downtown Seattle with Easy Accessibility
• Free Parking for After-Hour Events
• House Sound System
• Audio Visual Services
• Award Winning Lancer Cuisine
• Complimentary Tastings
• Menu Development
• Full Kitchen
• Complimentary Votive Candles

• Complimentary Black and White Linens
• Linen Upgrades Available in a Variety of Colors
• High-quality China, Silver and Glassware
• Beautiful and Decorative Buffets
• Offering a Variety of Venue Décor Packages
• Canopy Tents Available in Various Sizes (fitting up to 200 people seated)
• Animal Ambassador Encounters
• Professional Event Managers
• Customized Floor Plans
• Complete Set Up and Tear Down of Your Event
• Uniformed & Attentive Service Staff and Bartenders

Booking Guidelines

Tours: Given by Woodland Park Zoo; call the zoo group sales office to schedule at 206.548.2590
Rental Fee: Varies, call for pricing
Availability: Daily, Day and Evening Events

Floor Plans: Custom designed for each event
Bar: Cash and Hosted (Open Bar) allowed for day and evening events. Some restrictions may apply.

Photo Credit to Abbey Hepner Photography, Ciccarelli Photography