Gear up for an incredible night in support of the non-profit Phoenix Zoo!
Sunday, November 5, 2023 | 5 – 10 p.m.

Timed-entry reservations are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Must be purchased in advance. 1 – 2 hour estimated experience


Buckle up for a night of fun, while supporting the non-profit Phoenix Zoo.
From the comfort of your vehicle you will enjoy tasty offerings from some of Arizona’s favorite food trucks, get up-close with animal encounters, have a chance to enter and win the Zoo & You 50/50 raffle, and be among the first to experience a drive-thru exclusive preview of ZooLights, a holiday favorite featuring over 4 million lights and a 200 foot lit tunnel this season!

Proceeds to benefit

Proceeds from Wildlights for Wildlife support the non-profit Phoenix Zoo in providing for the over 3,000 animals in our care and in furthering our mission to advance the stewardship and conservation of animals and their habitats while providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.

Zoo & You 50/50 raffle

$20 per ticket or six for $100

Half of the funds raised goes to the non-profit Phoenix Zoo and the other half goes to the winner, which might be you! One winner will be selected on Monday, November 6, 2023. Raffle tickets will be sold during Wildlights for Wildlife, but raffle participants do not need to purchase tickets in-person or attend the event to win. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Phoenix Zoo. Raffle ticket purchases are not tax-deductible.

Dinner & Dessert

In addition to hot cocoa and kettle corn, you will be able to enjoy snacks from six local food trucks: 

Aioli Burger Bites Mini Donuts | Casa Reynoso | It’s Seoul Good | Cheese Steaks and Cheesecakes Rita’s Pitas


To purchase drive-thru reservations as well as underwriting opportunities and sponsorships,
please contact a Zoo representative directly:

Christine Boisen
Sponsorship Manager

Christopher Gutierrez
Manager of Donor Relations


 All sponsors will receive marketing, recognition, event hospitality and additional benefits based on level of support.



Availability: Funded



Availability: Several

Event Hospitality
  • 12 vehicle reservations
  • 48 ZooLights tickets
    (walk-through evenings)



Availability: Several

Event Hospitality
  • 8 vehicle reservations
  • 32 ZooLights tickets
    (walk-through evenings)



Availability: Several

Event Hospitality
  • 4 vehicle reservations
  • 16 ZooLights tickets
    (walk-through evenings)


Show your support by underwriting a portion of the evening’s expenses. Your underwriting contribution is 100% deductible. Underwriters will receive recognition based on area of event and level of support. All underwriters will receive recognition on the Wildlights for Wildlife web page on phoenixzoo.org with link, Phoenix Zoo’s Wild Times digital magazine and Arizona Center for Nature Conservation annual report.


Santa & Mrs. Claus Photo Op SOLD 

Entertainment  |  3 available

Hot Cocoa  | 1 available 

Kettle Corn  |  SOLD 


Animal Encounters  |  3 available

Photography  |  1 available

Souvenir Digital Photo   |  1 available

Food Trucks  |  6 available  


You can make a difference by supporting Wildlights for Wildlife. Your underwriting contribution allows the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/ Phoenix Zoo to rebuild our operation funds for animal care and conservation initiatives. 

Thank you to our sponsors

Gammage and Burnham Attorney at Laws Logo
Barry & Jean Bingham
Phoenix Zoo Auxiliary
Leona Goldfarb