Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

3755 N Highway 17-92 Sanford, FL
Max Capacity: 300 people
With over 7 different venues for you to choose from, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has the space to satisfy any kind of event. Say Yes to the Central Florida Zoo and live the most memorable day of your life with us. Enjoy the Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center featuring an outdoor courtyard, covered porch, two traditional classrooms and a large, flexible banquet hall—perfect for intimate ceremonies, fun receptions, and unique cocktail hours. Invite one of our animal friends over to say hi to your guests, and take beautiful pictures surrounded by our lush botanical gardens. Nestled in lush tropical foliage just half an hour north of downtown Orlando, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens boasts over 300 animals, a variety of gardens, an Insect Zoo and Reptile House, live animal encounters and many educational opportunities with something for everyone. The adventures are endless! (Zoo open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. I-4, exit 104 by the shores of Lake Monroe. Private Events not subject to those hours).
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Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Access to Running Water
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Carpeting
  • Courtyard
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Linens Provided
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Open Deck Area
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Park Pavilion
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnic Area
  • Rest Room Facilities
  • Serves Breakfast
  • Serves Brunch
  • Serves Dinner
  • Serves Lunch
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 400
  • Nearest Airport: 6-10 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 7
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 6-10 miles
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 6,000
  • Year Built: 1975
Orlando, FL  
Capacity: 185
Transform your dream event into reality at Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista. Our brand new 2,400-square-foot Rosen Ballroom with an outdoor, covered pre function area is perfect for Weddings, family reunions, baby showers, bridal getaways, birthday parties, graduation parties, luncheons, small meetings, conferences and other social or corporate events. Hold your event at the Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista and have your guests stay only minutes from the gates of Walt Disney World. Allow us to handle all the catering through our in house catering with many unique menus to choose from created by our Executive Chef to make your event spectacular, we will even create a menu specific to what you are looking to offer your guests. Our banquet professionals are here to cater to your every need, allow us to make your event flawless and memorable.
Maitland, FL  
Capacity: 545
Maitland Civic Center is a community based non-profit organization that is here to serve the Maitland community. We work with many of the other community based organizations in town, local businesses, individuals and organizations coming to town to host events. Take advantage of this community based asset today! Just give us a call and you will experience our professional staff and fantastic facility right in the heart of Maitland. For business, social gatherings, education and most functions we are the perfect choice being centrally located and an affordable option.
Orlando, FL  
Capacity: 150
If your looking for shear elegance at an affordable price, then the Venetian Ballroom is the perfect venue to host your wedding, quince, anniversary party or any event your planning. This spacious and elegant ballroom, located close to UCF and Valencia College, can accommodate most of your festive and business needs. Located at the popular Salsa Heat Dance Studio, our approx. 5,000 sqft. facility has a modern look with state of the art sound system, up-lighting, and cove lighting that will add just the perfect glow to your event. Along with a beautiful crystal chandelier located in the center of the ballroom to illuminate your special day! The Venetian Ballroom seats up to 150 people comfortably, beautiful Chiavarri chairs, banquet tables, a kitchen, and a small private room for the bride to change. Contact us today to reserve a date! 407-721-0204
Cocoa Beach, FL  
Capacity: 100
$75-$600 per event
Ocean Landings Resort is an ocean front private resort located on Cocoa Beach, Florida. We are the closets beach to Disney World and all Orlando major attractions and theme parks. We are located only minutes away from Port Canaveral which is one of the largest cruise terminals in the world. We are less than 50 miles from Orlando International Airport. We specialize in intimate wedding receptions and romantic beach wedding ceremonies. We are also a popular destination for family reunions and all other celebrations. Our resort has ocean front condos as well as off ocean hotel style rooms. Two pools, fitness center, spa and much much more.
Kissimmee, FL  
Capacity: 75
Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel hosts intimate weddings, Receptions, Small business gatherings, and other unique events! Luxury & Location fuse together at Meliá Orlando ALL-Suite Hotel. The hotel is an oasis located in one of Forbes Magazine’s Top Ten “Prettiest Neighborhoods” while being close to the magic of Orlando.
Orlando, FL  
Capacity: 70
$350 per event
Let Ramada Suites Orlando Airport host your upcoming social event. With over 900 square feet of available floor space, a full assortment of audio/visual and meeting equipment, and catering services, we’ll help you make it an affair to remember. Social gatherings take many forms; big or small, day or night, traditional or extravagant. Whatever your requirements, our event room provides an intimate and charming venue. We’ll be more than happy to work closely with you to ensure that all your needs are met – and exceeded. Let’s make your special day one to always remember. Our Ramada Ball Room can fit up to 70 people Banquet rounds, You are free to bring your own decorations and A/V or rent from the hotel. You may order catering through the hotel or bring your own at a minimal fee. Ramada Suites Orlando Airport offer; • A central location; close to the airport • Beds with Simmons Beautyrest Pillow mattresses • Free WIFI • Free parking • Free Hot Full Breakfast • Free Airport Shuttle • Meeting/banquet space • Plenty of restaurants and shopping within walking distance & minutes from hotel • All suites guest rooms with kitchenette; micro and empty fridge • Out-door pool
Kissimmee, FL  
Capacity: 1300
$25-$50 per person
With over 30.000 sq ft of flexible event space Park Inn by Radisson specializes in large weddings to intimate gatherings. Our trained event staff will assist you every step of the way in planning you perfect event. From Quinceaneras too Weddings, Park Inn would be honored to help make your special day memorable. We pride ourselves in providing you and your guests stellar customer service without breaking the bank. Call our Catering Sales Manager today to find out more information!