Untamed. Unparalleled. Unforgettable.

With three distinct venues to choose from, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium offers the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and reception. An additional fee applies for ceremonies. Ceremonies must be held in the same space as the reception.

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Contact Us! To start planning your wedding or to schedule a tour, contact 412-365-2536 or rentals@pittsburghzoo.org

PPG Aquarium

With vibrant aquatic life, a lush rainforest, and cascading waterfalls, the PPG Aquarium makes an unparalleled event setting.

  • Four-hour use of the PPG Aquarium
  • Additional hour available
  • $3,000 rental fee
  • Capacity: 200 seated or 500 cocktail-style
  • Available year-round, evenings only
  • Ability to include ceremony in same space, contact for details
  • One enclosed shuttle bus provided

 

 

PPG Aquarium Photo Gallery

Water’s Edge

Begin the night on Pier Town, a coastal village complete with sea lions, polar bears, sea otters, and rescued northern elephant seals, and end with an underwater experience like no other at this exquisite Water’s Edge venue.

  • Four-hour use of the Water’s Edge venue
  • Additional hour available
  • $2,250 rental fee for outdoor Pier Town and indoor event space
  • Capacity: 140 seated or 200 cocktail-style
  • Available year-round, evenings only
  • Ability to include ceremony in same space, contact for details
  • One enclosed shuttle bus provided

 

 

Water’s Edge Photo Gallery

Garden Tent

Surrounded by lavish foliage and botanical gardens, the Garden Tent is a grand venue for any elegant occasion.

  • Four-hour use of the outdoor Garden Tent venue
  • Additional hour available
  • $1,200 rental fee for evening events
  • $600 rental fee for daytime events, plus discounted group rate Zoo admission
  • Capacity: 300
  • Available May through September, daytimes and evenings
  • Ability to include ceremony in same space, contact for details

 

 

Garden Tent Photo Gallery

Contact Us! To start planning your wedding reception or to schedule a tour, contact 412-365-2536 or rentals@pittsburghzoo.org