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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.

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Featured Packages


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Two-Night Stay and Well & Being Spa $350 Certificate

Live like royalty with this two-night stay at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Luxury Resort & Spa. Enjoy an added $350 credit to the Well & Being Spa to pamper yourself further!

Drama & Durants

Drama & Durant’s

Planning the ultimate night out in the city? Well, find a date… because you have a show to catch at the Herberger Theater Center! And as if that’s not enough, let’s top things off with steak, seafood and martinis at the infamous Durant’s in Midtown.

AAR Experience

AMBASSADOR ANIMAL RESOURCES Experience for Six with One Person On Stage

A group of six will assist the keepers in training the animals with behaviors such as targeting, free flight and medical procedures. Plus, one member of your group will get to help the keepers in a show on stage. This package also includes a personalized tour of the Zoo and general admission.

XBOX Series S Package

Xbox Series S with Fortnite Rocket League, Accessories & Voucher

For all you gamers out there, look no further. The sleek Xbox Series S is just within reach. You will enjoy this crisp display and futuristic console more than any other console. And to make a great thing even greater, this console comes with the infamous Fortnite Rocket League!

Azurite Platter

Gorgeous Azurite Platter

This rectangular Azurite textured-glass platter with chrome backing, was crafted by talented local artist, Chris Klein, who has been working with the Phoenix Zoo for years as he produced the glass pieces on the Etched in Glass walls by the exit/entrance of the Zoo.


Upon completion of Bidders for Critters at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022, 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 2, 2022. 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 2, 2022.

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, August 1, 2022. 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 confirming your pick-up day/time.

All item(s) must be picked up by November 1, 2022. 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 3, 2022, and ending on August 20, 2022.

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 a 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, 2022. 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.

Raffle winnings and/or 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!