John Ball Zoological Gardens

1300 W Fulton St Mailing: PO Box 2506 Grand Rapids, MI
The John Ball Zoo is located in Grand Rapids, MI with a collection of over 1100 animals from Africa, Asia, South America and North America with the newly added Bissell Tree House for receptions, business meetings, etc. along with the Idema Funicular experience to the top (to be completed in 2012).
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Amenities
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Covered Deck
  • Garden
  • Grills
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lawn
  • Non-Smoking
  • Open Deck Area
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Parking Lot
  • Patio
  • Picnic Area
  • Serves Dinner
  • Serves Lunch
  • Waterview
Features
  • Acreage: 120
  • Audio Visual: No AV available
  • Ceiling Height (in feet):
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Master Card, Discover
  • Facility Location Setting: Located within a park setting near downtown Grand Rapids.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 10
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 10
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: 26-50 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: Less than 1 mile
  • Seating Capacity: 0
  • Sleeping Capacity: 0
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 0
  • Special Features: Zoo and Aquarium
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet):
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet):
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Year Renovated: 2008
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 150
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Capacity: 225
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