Located just minutes from El Paseo and downtown Palm Desert restaurants, shops and hotels, The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens is a family-friendly place to explore nature and create meaningful experiences that are remembered for a lifetime. With a multitude of indoor and outdoor venue options to choose from, The Living Desert offers a setting unlike anywhere else. From lavish or intimate affairs, to unique soirees and weddings, to corporate and family gatherings, the Zoo is the perfect wildlife location for any occasion.

Say I do, with the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountains in the background, wow your guests with animal encounters or giraffe feeding during your cocktail hour, and dance the night away under the stars and palms.  Each wedding experience is customizable to your needs and the options are endless.  Our unique and exotic venues create the perfect backdrop for your celebration.  We can help make your wedding dreams a reality at The Living Desert.