Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium 7340 Butler St • Pittsburgh • PA 15206

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

7340 Butler St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • The Water's Edge venue is positively awe-inspiring. You'll be transported to a coastal village setting with two underwater tunnels featuring polar bears, sea otters, and sharks that wow guests as they enter and exit the spacious and elegant event room.
  • Dine next to exotic fish and sip tropical drinks at PPG Aquarium. A lush rainforest, waterfalls, and brilliantly colored aquatic life from around the globe make a remarkable backdrop for your reception—and photo memories.
  • Their packages include shuttle service from the zoo entrance to the event spaces, as well as food and beverages from Taste of the Wild catering, furniture and décor. Plus, you might just get the opportunity to pose with a fuzzy, furry, or slinky creature.


Video by Maya Elaine Photography.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Package Prices
  • $70–105/person
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Package chosen
  • Wedding Packages include:

    • Facility rental for four hours
    • Shuttle service through the zoo
    • Food and after dinner coffee service
    • Rental items including tables, chairs, linens, silverware, china, and glassware
Meals (when priced separately)
  • $70–105/person


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 200 300
Cocktails, etc. Standing 500 300
Reception Seated 200 300
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 200.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • All-Inclusive
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info


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Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, anytime.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Conference Center
  • Garden
  • Park
  • Zoo / Aquarium
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Park


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