Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
Max Capacity: 3,000 people
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is situated on 52 lush acres in Beardsley Park, providing an unforgettable setting for a truly unique affair. Your guests will roar at the opportunity to dine and mingle with animals primarily from North and South America. The Zoo offers a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities to accommodate any event for an entertaining and imaginative experience year-round. Our Rental & Events Staff will help make any event a memorable one. From developing and designing, corporate or social, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo can take your visions and make them a reality.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 3000
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 150
 
$30-$115 /person
Located downtown in the heart of Tribeca and close to all of the subways, Gran Morsi, is the perfect location for your next event! Gran Morsi named after the Italian word for “bites,” epitomizes elegant simplicity. This airy and convivial two floor Tribeca restaurant specializes in boldly-flavored italian fare with a strong focus on small and shared plates, many of which are cooked in the brick oven. Gran Morsi provides both downtown Manhattan residents and visitors with a dining experience and event space fit for whatever they’re in the mood for, whether it’s a special occasion celebration, a casual event with friends.an intimate evening. We have several packages to choose from, all of which are customizable. Our chef and events team will work with you to create the ideal menu for any event you’re planning. At Gran Morsi, we to host a variety of events, including 1st birthday parties, bridal showers, baby showers, corporate dinners, cocktail parties, wedding ceremonies, receptions, group lunches, brunches, dinners, we do it all! Our private event space accommodates about 125 guests seated and 175 guests standing. For smaller events of 15 guests and up, we are able to make to the private event space more intimate. We have elevator access for any guests who may need it. Complete with a large living green wall, the space exudes a romantic, intimate yet inviting energy. Our main floor space accommodates 85 guests seated and 125 guests standing, and is available for buyouts. Both of our floors contain a private bar, sound system, and three individual restrooms. For larger events we are able to open both floors for events and we are able to accommodate 200 guests seated, or 300 guests standing. For wedding ceremonies and receptions, we typically hold a ceremony on our ground floor space (shown above), and a reception in our event space. For pictures of our event space, please click on the private events tab. Both of our floors have a private entrance, restrooms, full bars serving beer wine and cocktails as well as sound systems. All of our events come complete with a dedicated staff for the duration of the event to ensure the utmost attention.
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 200  
$44.95-$160 /person
Located in the rolling hills of beautiful Northern Westchester County, New York, Travelers Rest provides a serene setting for your dining pleasure. Arriving at Travelers takes one on a journey through large tracts of wooded land and lakes belonging to the New York City reservoir system. The beauty is further enhanced in the fall by the stunning foliage of the changing season. One’s first view of Travelers reveals the finely manicured lawns and gardens which surround the site. The back gardens with their stunning floral displays, waterfall and the Cornell Brook beckons visitors to take a stroll among the plantings and across the stone bridges. But your dining pleasure is just about to begin as you are enveloped by an experience we call The Travelers Touch. The Travelers Touch encompasses our philosophy of customer service which includes all aspects of your visit. Our highly trained servers will treat each request with the utmost attention ensuring that your experience is perfect in every way. Our food preparation staff uses only the finest ingredients and techniques to artfully prepare your meal to you specifications. We know that you and your guests will appreciate the difference these touches provide. Our dining rooms are open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Additionally, the Tap Room on the Terrace opens at noon on Saturdays. See our Dining at Travelers page for more information. For directions click here.
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 200  
$115-$150 /person
$1,000 /event
Knollwood Country Club is the perfect location to make every event memorable. With both indoor and outdoor venues, and private rooms overlooking the golf course, Knollwood is the perfect location for that special occasion! Private events from 20 - 200 are easily accommodated with on site services ranging from menu planning and decorations to entertainment. Choose between our various size rooms based on the ideal atmosphere for your group, select the menu that will fit your theme or taste, allow us to find the entertainment that will make your event memorable. Take the pressure off of yourself and let us help you plan your special event!
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 400  
Welcome to Bowlmor White Plains—a thoroughly unique entertainment experience that brings electro-cool bowling, distinctive nightlife, and inventive culinary creations to some of America’s most storied suburbs. Located less than a mile off I-287, Bowlmor White Plains lets you dine, party, and play in a most unusual and exceptional way—with 56 lanes of bowling, three unique bar & lounge areas, and an expanded arcade featuring 50 interactive games. With more than 60,000 square feet of artfully designed fun, deliciously inventive menus, and a dedicated team of party professionals, Bowlmor White Plains is an upscale entertainment experience that’s worthy of Westchester County. Visit Bowlmor White Plains today and discover the area’s premier destination for date night, family night, dream-come-true kids parties, and the very best in corporate events.
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 600  
$50 /event
Surrounded by 28 acres of manicured gardens, the newly re-designed Serafina offers elegant charm, italian inspired cuisine and unique settings. From the grand ballroom to the more intimate Club Room let our service indulge you. For a special outdoor affair step outside to Al Fresco or the impressive rose Garden. Serafina is the perfect venue for any event.
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 350
 
$40-$160 /person
$29-$75 /event
The Waters Edge at Giovanni's hosts corporate events, weddings, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers at their elegant water view location in Darien, Connecticut. Owners JoAnn & Sal Latorraca will orchestrate your special day to exceed your expectations and fulfill your wedding dreams. Conveniently located near beaches and parks for breathtaking photos on your special day. Flexible meeting space—suitable for full-buyouts, large meetings or breakouts Complimentary microphone, podium, screen, Wi-Fi AV experts available upon request Meeting planners available Direct water views Ample parking Easy access from CT and NYC Exit 9 off I-95
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 250  
$375-$1,000 /event
The catering halls at the Norwalk American Legion are the perfect place to hold an upcoming birthday, meeting, mitzvah, reunion, shower, or reception. Our upstairs hall can accommodate up to 250 people. It can be transformed for a corporate event, dance, or seated affair. Our downstairs lounge is available for more intimate affairs. It can seat up to 80 people. Venue rentals are available to the public for private events. Contact us today to schedule a walkthrough!
Serving the Bridgeport, CT Area
Capacity: 120  
$11.95-$30.95 /person
Offering excellent value among Shelton hotels, the Hilton Garden Inn Shelton hotel provides approximately 1998 sq. ft. of space to accommodate events, meetings, and special occasions for up to 100 guests. You can count on our talented team to make your experience memorable. Creative menus are another great reason to consider this Shelton, CT hotel for a special gathering.