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Picnic Packages

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Picnic Package Information

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Picnic Packages

Zoo Miami and Taste provide convenient and affordable picnic packages with great perks. Pick your menu, we’ll do the work, and you can just enjoy!

Packages Include:

  • Admission to Zoo Miami 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (ticket booths close one hour and a half before closing time)
  • Two hours of a delicious buffet cooked onsite by Taste (the catering section of Service Systems Associates and is located on zoo grounds) and three hours of refreshments and water
  • Private location from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. that includes covered seating
    • Camel Corner seats 400 (minimum of 100 guests required)
    • Special Events Meadow seats 400 (minimum of 201 guests required)
  • 10% discount at major concession stands and our Island Trader Gift Shop
  • 10% discount for guests purchasing a Zoo Miami annual membership pass the day of event
  • Free admission and buffet for children 2 years and younger
  • Free parking

The following prices are for Special Events Meadow (subtract $0.50 per person for events at Camel Corner over 201 people). All prices are subject to 7% sales tax.








Camel Corner Only

$32.50 $28.50 $34.75 $29.75 $37.25 $31.25


$31.25 $27.25 $33.50 $28.50 $36.00 $30.00


$30.25 $26.25 $32.50 $27.50 $35.00 $29.00


$26.25 $22.25 $28.50 $23.50 $31.00 $25.00


$23.75 $20.75 $26.00 $22.00 $28.50 $23.00


All menus include a full fixin's platter with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, sliced cheese, and assorted condiments; choice of two sides; choice of one dessert; assorted sodas and bottled waters.


Grilled Angus hamburgers (veggie burgers upon request) and all-beef hot dogs

House smoked pulled pork, grilled BBQ chicken breasts, and smoked pork sausage with peppers and onions Slow roasted mojo pork; guava BBQ glazed ribs, and grilled Angus burgers (veggie burgers upon request)

Sides List

Yukon gold potato salad; BBQ baked beans; Carolina style coleslaw; fried sweet plantains; cilantro scented rice; black beans; yucca with mojo; moros; grilled corn on the cob; jalapeno cheddar cornbread; garden salad with ranch and Italian dressing

Dessert List

Cookies; brownies; arroz con leche; banana pudding; watermelon wedges

Catering Add-ons and Upgrades

Want to add some more delicious treats? Feel free!
18% service charge will be added to the items in this section.

Entrees Price

All-beef hotdogs

$2 per person

Chorizo with peppers and onions

$3 per person

Grilled BBQ chicken breasts

$3 per person

Grilled Angus burgers

$4 per person

Guava BBQ glazed ribs

$5 per person

House-smoked pulled pork

$5 per person

Smoked beef brisket

$6 per person
Sides and Desserts Price

Additional side from sides list

$2 per person

Additional dessert from dessert list

$2 per person

Sno cone machine

$2.50 per person

Mac 'n' cheese

$3 per person

Cotton candy

$3 per bag


$3 per bag

Frozen novelties station*

$5 per person

*Includes Dippin' Dots or assorted ice cream and frozen fruit bars

Beverages and Alcohol

Description Price

All-day drink wristbands
Unlimited 16 oz. fountain drinks throughout the zoo on the day of your visit. Must be purchased for the entire group.

$4.95 per person

Standard half-barrel beer kegs
1 keg = approximately 100-120 12 oz. cups

Bud Light or Miller Lite: $300 per keg

Blue Moon, Peroni, Shock Top, Zoo Brew, or Summer Shandy: $400 per keg

Additional Experiences

Surprise your guests by including additional fun experiences to your package! We'll have your guests talking about the memories they made at the zoo for years to come.


Item Regular Price Group Price
All-day pass
$4 per person $2 per person
Private Tram Tour
Up to 70 people
$5.95 per person
45-minute public tour    
$225 per tram

Tram Tour

Encounters and Fun Activities

Item Regular Price Group Price
Animal Encounter N/A

$100 for up to 100 participants;
$200 for 101+ participants
30 minutes

Character Meet & Greet
 N/A $75 for one or $125 for two
20 minutes
Face Painting N/A $130 per artist per hour
Giraffe Feeding $5 per treat $2.50 per treat
Parrot Feeding $3 per treat $1.50 per treat
Wildlife Carousel $2 per person $1 per person

Giraffe Feeding

Contact Us

We’d love to show you around! If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment for a complimentary site tour of the zoo and our facilities, contact Terry Mallo or Valery Neal in the Sales and Events Department. Call today to reserve your next event!

Contact Phone Number Email
Terry Mallo 305-251-0400, ext. 5084939
Valery Neal 305-251-0400, ext. 5084942

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