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Phoenix Zoo/Arizona Center for Nature Conservation

  • 455 N. Galvin Parkway Papago Park Phoenix, AZ 85008
    • Phone: (602) 286-3833
    • Fax: (602) 286-3845
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Since 1962, the Phoenix Zoo has inspired and motivated guests from across the world to care for the natural world. Nestled on 125 acres within beautiful Papago Park the Zoo is a wondrous place of curiosity, imagination and discovery. Featuring over 3,000 animals, including Bornean orangutans, Asian elephants, Sumatran tigers, Komodo dragons, Masai giraffes and many more — it is like no other place in the Valley! With outdoor cafés, shops, lush gardens, water landscapes and exciting up-close animal encounters like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter and Monkey Village, your visit will be memorable for the entire family. Other not to be missed activities include the Safari Cruiser, 4-D Theater and Endangered Species Carousel. In addition to great adventures, the Zoo also offers unique indoor and outdoor event venues. As a non-profit, the Zoo relies solely on admissions, memberships, donations and sponsorships to continue conservation initiatives, educational programs and the care of our animals. So join us today and help support this unforgettable Valley gem! For more information, visit

General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Please call for more details.
  • Locally Owned:
  • Light Rail Walking Distance (within 1.0 Mile):
  • Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 8
  • Miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: 4
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  • Largest Room 4200
  • Total Sq. Ft. 8000
  • Reception Capacity 550
  • Theatre Capacity 400
  • ADA Compliant Rooms 0
  • Audiovisual true
  • Max Banquet Capacity, Indoor+Outdoor 1300
  • Outdoor Banquet Capacity 1000
  • Motorcoach Friendly true
  • Facility Buyout Allowed true
  • Miles to Phoenix Convention Center 8
  • Non-Smoking Rooms 0
  • Outside Catering Allowed true
  • Preferred Caterers true
  • Private Room Reception Capacity 600
  • Max Reception Capacity, Indoor+Outdoor 5500
  • Outdoor Reception Capacity 5000
  • Private Room Banquet Capacity 300
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Indoor+Outdoor 7000
  • Banquet Capacity 300
  • Number of Rooms 2
  • Classroom Capacity 300
Stone House Pavilion
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4200
  • Width: 47
  • Length: 90
  • Height: 16
  • Theater Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 550
C.W. & Modene Neely Education & Event Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3600
  • Width: 41
  • Length: 77
  • Height: 14
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 240
  • Reception Capacity: 600

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