Thank you for an incredible Wildlights for Wildlife 2021! See you next year!

Gear up for an incredible night in support of the non-profit Phoenix Zoo!
Sunday, November 7, 2021 |  5 – 10:30 p.m

From the comfort of your own vehicle, you and your guests will embark on a four-wheel adventure that will scintillate your senses. 

  • Sample tasty treats from some of Phoenix’s favorite food trucks.
  • Enjoy fascinating animal encounters and fun entertainment. 
  • Partake in our Win for Wildlife Auction and Raffle to win incredible items.

Get ready for an exclusive drive-thru preview of the 30th anniversary of ZooLights – the Valley’s beloved holiday tradition. Indulge in kettle corn and hot cocoa as you journey through the jungle to experience millions of sparkling lights and dazzling displays.

Gather your family, friends, clients or colleagues for an all-ages evening to support Arizona’s most treasured conservation organization, the Phoenix Zoo.

Proceeds to benefit

Your support is more critical now than ever. Wildlights for Wildlife proceeds will help the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/ Phoenix Zoo offset the daily costs of animal care and vital operations during the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. Funding will help the Zoo in rebuilding its operating reserves, through this unforeseen period of uncertainty.

Win for Wildlife Auction & Raffle

Help support the Phoenix Zoo! You could be the lucky winner of one of these great prizes or auction items!

Win for Wildlife Auction & Raffle proceeds will help the Arizona Center for Conservation/ Phoenix Zoo offset the daily costs of animal care and vital operations during the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. 

Vehicle Drive-Thru Reservations


What’s Included (for up to six guests):

  • Exclusive preview of ZooLights
  • Access to food trucks and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Kettle corn and hot cocoa
  • Animal encounters
  • Fun entertainment
  • Chance to win door prizes 
  • And more!

Dinner & Dessert

Enjoy a night out for you and your guests at one of the Valley’s most unique experiences.

Each vehicle will receive food samples, non-alcoholic beverages, kettle corn, hot cocoa and a souvenir digital photo for up to six guests.


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

Linda Hardwick
Director of Marketing & Communications

Shannon Kinsman
Individual Giving Manager


 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 with link, Phoenix Zoo’s Wild Times digital magazine and Arizona Center for Nature Conservation annual report.


Rentals  |  5 available 

Entertainment  |  3 available

Hot Cocoa  | Funded

Kettle Corn  Funded


Animal Encounters  |  Funded

Photography  |  1 available

Silent Auction  |  4 available

Souvenir Digital Photo   Funded

Food Trucks  |  4 available 

Videography  |  1 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