Blank Park Zoo

7401 Sw 9th St Des Moines, IA
Max Capacity: 500 people
Host your next event at Blank Park Zoo! We offer a variety of spaces as well as activities to make your event truly unique. Invite animals to be up close and personal with your guests and enjoy reduced admission to Iowa's Wildest Adventure. From small team meetings to company retreats and outings, the Zoo will make a lasting impression on your guests. Bridal showers, baby showers, graduation parties, holiday parties, the possibilities are endless!
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Event Spaces
Discovery Center
Entire Venue
Large Pavilion
Lobby
Palm Expanded Room
Small Pavilion
Waterfall Room
Zoo Plex
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Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Access to Running Water
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Meeting Room Wireless Internet Access Fee
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Park Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Rest Room Facilities
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Facility Location Setting: Located on the south side of Des Moines, we are close to the Des Moines International Airport, as well as hotels and restaurants. Blank Golf Course is right next door.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Nearest Airport: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: Less than 1 mile
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Year Renovated: 2005
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