Friday, October 21: Due to rain, Franklin Park Zoo's Midnight Zoo will be closed. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we hope you'll return for the adventure another night!



Centerplate, Zoo New England's caterer, will assist with all your catering needs. They can be contacted at 617-989-2007 for detailed menus and further inquiries.

Zoo New England's catering menu includes the following meal options:

  • Boxed Lunches & Sandwich Platters
  • BBQ Buffet
  • Birthday Party Packages
  • Passed and Stationary Hors d'oeuvres
  • Dinner Stations
  • Dessert Stations and Trays
  • Beverage Options

View Our Full Menu (pdf)


You may serve alcohol at your event. However, you are required to have a fully licensed and bonded bartender on Zoo grounds when alcohol is served, as well as a state police detail and a one-day liquor license. Our caterer can handle all these details for you.

External Caterers

External caterers are welcome. Learn more.