The Peoria Zoo

2218 N Prospect Road McClure and Prospect in Glen Oak Park Peoria, IL
Max Capacity: 200 people
The new addition at The Peoria Zoo, sits on 14 acres adjacent to the historical zoo. We can now accommodate 200 guests for your indoor function, or 1200 guests when weather permits. Many wedding ceremonies and receptions have used our space since opening in 2009.
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Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Historic Landmark/Registry
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Open Deck Area
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Rest Room Facilities
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Acreage: 27
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, AMEX and Discover.
  • Facility Location Setting: Centrally located in The Peoria Zoo, adjacent to the new Africa exhibit and Luthy Botanical Gardens.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Nearest Airport: 6-10 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 2
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Greater than 50 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Special Features: Beautiful views of African Animal Exhibit and surrounding zoo. Building is large and round with vaulted ceilings, large windows, fireplace, and kitchen.Also has spaces for outdoor events. Located near Luthy Botanical Gardens for your convenience.
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 4,000
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 4,000
  • Year Built: 2008
East Peoria, IL  
Capacity: 225
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