The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a world of adventure that does a world of good. The Zoo is home to more than 9,000 animals representing 650 species from around the globe. Watch a polar bear swim above your head, meet the world famous gorilla family, say "G-Day" to the koalas, ponder the giant pachyderms and be amazed by the manatees. The Zoo provides more than $1 million annually to support over 70 conservation projects worldwide. A recreation and education destination that includes the 22-acre Zoombezi Bay water park and 18-hole Safari Golf Club, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was named the number one zoo in America by USA Travel Guide.
Jack Hanna's Fall Fest 9-20-2014 thru 9-21-2014
Have a ball this fall with this event that features Jack Hanna LIVE on stage, Pioneer Village, Character Ambassador Rolling Celebrations, bobbing for apples enrichment for our animals and MORE!
Jack Hanna's Pumpkin Carving Championship 9-27-2014 thru 9-28-2014
Come out to the Zoo and watch Pumpkin Carving Professionals take part in this first of its kind, three-part, two-day competition. These master carvers, some of whom have been featured on the Food Network, create wild sculptures that will amaze you!
Boo at the Zoo presented by Diet Pepsi 10-17-2014 thru 10-19-2014
Bring the whole family out to this "merry-not-scary" Halloween event of heroic proportions. See Spider-Man and friends take to the stage in an ALL NEW action packed show. Visit the ALL NEW FrogwortZ School, take a stroll through Creepy Hallow, hang out with the pirates of the eerie Shores and experi
Super Hero Lunch 10-18-2014 thru 10-19-2014
See an exclusive show featuring your favorite superheroes while enjoying a kid-friendly lunch. Plus, up-close animal encounters, apperances by the Zoo's character ambassadors, meet and greet photo op with the heroes, face painting and a Handimal creation station.
ZooClue: The Game 10-21-2014 thru 10-23-2014
The Zoo becomes the scene of the crime in this adults-only musical mystery dinner theatre. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes, as it will be your team's task to venture through the Zoo gathering clues to solve the mystery of the Wizard of Paws. Price includes an upclose animal experience, buffet me
Enjoy dinner and a JazZoo concert at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Meet Artistic Director Byron Stripling and interact with exotic zoo animals.
Sunrise on the Savanna
Start your day with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium as you enjoy a continental breakfast with an amazing view.
The Oldest ____ in Columbus
Insider Tips for the Columbus Zoo
Columbus Zoo Welcomes Heart of Africa
Treat Your Family to a Roar and Explore Getaway!
Celebrate Colo's 57th Birthday on Dec. 22!
|Room||Theater Style||Classroom Style||Banquet Style||Reception||L x W||Sq. Ft.||Height|
|Activity Pavilion Rooms 1 or 3||500||144||140||140||110′ x 68′||7,492||14′|
|Pavilion Room 2||720||120||112||112||30′ x 64′||1,920||12′|
|Waters Edge Boardwalk Shelters 1 or 2||500||176||120||120||40′ x 80′||3,200||15′|
|Waters Edge Pavilions 1 or 2||500||176||120||120||40′ x 80′||3,200||15′|
A Weekend in Columbus with your Kids
Traveling with kids, or just keeping them busy can be hard for parents. Columbus has many attractions suitable for kids of all ages. We guarantee they will sleep well after you're done exploring!