Bidders for Critters Creative
The sizzling summer online auction in support of the non-profit Phoenix Zoo! Don’t miss your chance to win… there’s something for everyone!
-Zoo Exclusives
-Eat, Drink & Explore
-Family Fun
-Home & Garden
-Sports & outdoors
All proceeds of the auction help to care for the thousands of animals who call the Zoo home.

Event Details


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Featured Packages

Lectric XP 2.0 Long-Range Bike

Win this incredibly versatile eBike to explore new trails, commute to work, or enjoy a leisurely ride around town! The Lectric XP 2.0 Long Range is designed to be foldable with a step-thru frame, making it both easy to store and transport. Its sleek design and premium features like variable pedal assist and a versatile throttle make it the perfect ride.

Silver & Three Pearl Necklace

The perfect gift for yourself or the special lady in your life. This exquisite white pearl necklace features three Akoya pearls set in a 14-karat, white gold 18″ cable chain. Akoya pearls are considered to be among the world’s finest pearls. These cultured pearls form in Pinctada Fucata oysters off the coast of Japan. They are harvested in the colder months from December to March resulting in the highest thickness of nacre. A true stunner!

Morenci Mine Tour

Travel to Morenci, Arizona for a once in a lifetime experience touring Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci Mine, the largest active copper mining operation in North America, and one of the largest copper mines in the world. You will receive a private guided tour of the mine for four to six (4-6) guests, and one overnight stay on-site at the historic Clifton House and lunch or dinner. Commemorating your trip, you will receive a display quality mineral sample, composed of copper-bearing minerals.

Arizona Biltmore Stay & Play

The couple that plays together, stays together! Enjoy a relaxing one-night stay with breakfast for two in McArthur’s at the Arizona Biltmore, a landmark hotel nestled in the prestigious Biltmore community. Then, grab your clubs and bring your partner along to play 18 holes on one of their two championship golf courses with stunning views of the Phoenix Mountain Reserve. Plus, you will get two tiger and two zebra golf head club covers, four three-packs of ball and tees. Includes tax, resort charge and self-parking.

Zach Ertz Signed Hat

A soon to be prized Cardinals Hat signed by Cardinals Tight End #86 and Super Bowl Champion, Zach Ertz! This Eagle turned Cardinal is among a select few Tight Ends with more than seven season of 700+ receiving yards.

“Peregrine’s Return” Print by Guy Coheleach

Your imagination will soar as you view this pair of peregrine falcons perched majestically in this 35 1/4″ x 25 5/16″ signed print by artist Guy Coheleach. Coheleach has been the subject of five films, countless articles, had an exhibition in the White House and visiting heads of State have received his “American Eagle” print. Coheleach’s work reflects his years of experience observing animals in the wild.

Giant Lion Plush

This gentle-eyed giant will inspire more love than fear. He is 50″ long x 38″ tall x 18″ wide and built to last through many a jungle adventure. Shows gentle signs of wear and age from being previously loved. No tag but believed to be made by Hansa Toys.


Upon completion of Bidders for Critters at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 31, 2023, a message will be sent prompting you to view your cart and use self-checkout. You can use the card you have on-file or switch to a new one. Self-checkout will remain open until 12 p.m. (noon) Tuesday, August 1, 2023. After which any balances will be charged to the card on file.

If you wish to pay by check, please contact before 12 p.m. (Noon) on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.

At this time, cash payment will not be accepted.

Yes. Bidders will not be asked to check out or pay until the conclusion of the auction on Monday, July 31, 2023. However, if a bidder would like to make their payment and pick up item(s) prior to the end of the auction, they may email with the request. Arrangements must be made with a least one business days’ notice before picking up.

Shortly after checking out, bidders will be emailed a link to sign-up for item(s) pick up at the Zoo via SignUpGenius. Choose the available date and time that works best for you, enter your bidder number and winning package numbers. You will receive an email from SignUpGenius confirming your pick-up day/time.

All item(s) must be picked up by November 1, 2023. All remaining item(s) will be considered a donation to the Phoenix Zoo.

Once you have scheduled your pick-up time on SignUpGenius, you will pick up your item(s) at the Philip & JoEllen Doornbos Administrative Center located at the Phoenix Zoo (455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008). This building is to the left of the main Zoo entrance and ticket windows.

Be sure to bring a form of identification.

SignUpGenius will allow you to move times if your schedule changes.

Please email if you have any problems with SignUpGenius or need to pick up at a time outside of those offered on SignUpGenius.

The times listed on SignUpGenius are all that will be available for our official Bidders for Critters Auction Pick-up, no new times will be added. Bidders for Critters official auction pick-up will last for three weeks starting on August 2, 2023, and ending on August 19, 2023.

Arrangements can be made for pick-ups outside of those offered on SignUpGenius on a case by case basis. Please email to make arrangements for another time. Arrangements must be made with at least one business days’ notice before picking up.

After checkout, bidders will be emailed a link to sign-up for pick up via SignUpGenius. Bidders should sign up for a time/date to pick up their item(s).

All item(s) purchased during the Bidders for Critters online auction must be picked up or arrangements to do so must be made by November 1, 2023. Item(s) left after this date will be considered a donation to the Phoenix Zoo and no refunds for purchases will be made.

The Phoenix Zoo will not ship out of state.

Alcohol will not be shipped.

If shipping is requested by the buyer, the Zoo will charge the buyer, prior to shipping, the actual cost to be incurred. The item(s) will be shipped at the buyer’s own risk. Breakable items and items large in size are not recommended to be shipped.

There are various ways to support the non-profit Phoenix Zoo. You can make a direct donation, purchase items off the Support the Zoo category, volunteer your time with the Zoo or even become a Zoo member!