Mill Mountain Zoo is a perfect venue to entertain your traveling group, business associates, or family members and friends with a special after-hours private party! Located on top of Roanoke's Mill Mountain, in downtown Roanoke, convenient to the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Zoo operates a 5-acre site with exciting views overlooking the Roanoke Valley. The animal collection consisting of animals, birds and reptiles, representing 60+ species, 21 of which are listed as vulnerable to extinction in their wild populations. Winding pathways and observation areas provide close viewing of such animals as Red Wolves, Cougar, Eurasian Black Vultures, Red Pandas and Snow Leopards. With an open amphitheater that seats 100, a 45 ft by 35 ft covered Picnic Pavilion, and several decks adjacent to the zoo's central plaza, ample space is available for your convenience. Our facility can handle groups from 10 to 500. Use your own caterer and entertainment. We have a permanent covered bandstand that can be viewed from much of the zoo. Our experienced staff looks forward to hosting your group for an after-hours event. Let us take an ordinary event and make it a memory you'll never forget. Details are available on the zoo website, www.mmzoo.org or by calling the zoo at 540-343-3241.