Host Your Next Community Event At John Ball Zoo!

John Ball Zoo is the perfect place to host events from weddings to high school reunions. Whether it’s a simple picnic in the park or an elegantly catered meal at one of our venues, your guests will be amazed!

Need ideas? Here are a few examples of community events that you can host at John Ball Zoo:

  • Class Reunions
  • Graduation Parties
  • Family Reunions
  • Fundraisers
  • Proms
  • Quinceaneras
  • Retirement Parties
  • Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions

Picnics And Park Reservations

Reserved Park picnic areas are available. You can check availability and reserve one of the 7 different picnic areas in John Ball Park through our web store. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

If you have additional questions, please inquire at [email protected] or call 616-336-4301 ext 4001

Picnic Acre and Entry Valley

Hilltop Pavilion

Fulton View

Pond Pavilion

The Grove

Valley View West

Valley View East