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Conference/Event Facilities

You're Not Like Everyone Else...Why Should Your Event Be?

Looking for a unique venue for your special event? The Air Zoo is an increasingly popular choice for business meetings, corporate outings, fundraising programs, parties, weddings and other special events. From laid-back barbecues to the holiday office party, your event at the Air Zoo is one that is sure to be remembered.

We specialize in:

Corporate Meetings
You can leave the suit and tie at home...after all, you won't need them when you blast off to space!

Company Parties and Events
Let your inner child loose! With several options, including picnics, you'll find the perfect venue for your event.

Weddings, Rehearsals and Receptions
Have your first dance under a galaxy of stars and never worry about the weather!

Read why more couples are choosing museums for their wedding reception.

Proms and Graduations
No wallflowers here! With all the rides and attractions and plenty of space for other fun things, dancing is just one of your options!

Locations to Reserve
See photos of the Air Zoo's event spaces.

Your Next Event!

Whether you envision a multi-course meal with fine linens or an easy-going event where everyone can hang loose, the Air Zoo is the perfect place for your next event.

For more information or to reserve your event space, contact our Event Coordinators by calling 269.350.2848, or via email at, and they'll help you plan your perfect event.

Below is a gallery of a few events held at the Air Zoo.

Dancing in the Exhibit Hall
Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall-Grumman F-14A Tomcat
Exhibit Hall-Ryan PT-22 and Boeing N2S-5
Exhibit Hall-Lockheed SR-71B Blackbird
A catered event at the Air Zoo
Wedding ceremony at the Air Zoo
Wedding reception next to the SR-71B Blackbird
The happy couple in the Air Zoo cloud tunnel
In front of the Bell P-39 Airacobra
The front of the Air Zoo lit up for an after-hours event
Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program