John Ball Zoo


    Founded in 1891, John Ball Zoo is located in Grand Rapids on the rapidly developing West Side and provides a unique venue for your event. Family-friendly, the Zoo celebrates animals and conservation daily. 

    Host your event in our Event Tent located inside the entrance of the Zoo. This amazing venue is the perfect spot to host any party or corporate meeting or event. 

    Let us make your event one to remember. Email facilityrental@jbzoo.org or call 616-336-4314 for more information.


    Need a unique, memorable, and all-inclusive planning process for your company outing? Join us for a day everyone will be raving about.  

    Learn more about our Park Rentals.


    The Bissell Tree House at John Ball Zoo is one of the premier wedding venues in Grand Rapids. Enjoy your reception amongst the trees overlooking the best views of downtown.

    Learn more about Bissell Tree House Rentals. 


    Want a unique twist for your company picnic or event? Rent the zoo after normal operating hours for a private event!

    Learn more about After Hours Rentals.


    We understand the importance of an elegant and relaxing evening to help your staff unwind. With awe-inspiring animals and immaculate greenery, John Ball Zoo can provide the atmosphere you seek!

    Learn more about Corporate Bissell Tree House Rentals.


    Get outdoors and out of the office for a great day of team building at John Ball Zoo. From ziplining to the ropes course, we have plenty of experiences to bring your team together. 

    Learn more about Park Rentals.


    Available for all rentals!

    (616) 336-4314 or facilityrental@jbzoo.org

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