Celebrate the summer with a picnic at the Minnesota Zoo offered for groups from 65 to over 1,500 guests! Featuring 2 covered outdoor picnic site the Minnesota Zoo offers catered group picnics at both our Crossroads Park and Shady Oaks picnic shelters. Our picnic package includes private shelter rental, deeply discounted Zoo admission and picnic meal which is grilled fresh at the picnic site. No need to worry about the weather with our built-in “raincheck” option! Contact the Minnesota Zoo at 952-431-9298 for more information including a complementary customized picnic proposal.