the “WILDEST” party in the Valley!
As a public health precaution, Phoenix Zoo is postponing ZooFari until further notice.
We will continue to update our website and social media platforms regularly as this situation evolves.
Thank you, our community, for your support.
Callin’ all guys and dolls! Whether you’re the big cheese or the bee’s knees, come kick up your heels for conservation in support of the hippest joint in the desert: the non-profit Phoenix Zoo. Don your pearls and suspenders and embrace the Golden Age of the 1920s. Indulge in sumptuous cuisine and speakeasy libations brought to you by notable Arizona chefs and beverage purveyors. Enjoy an evening of up-close animal encounters, smooth jazz and swingin’ big band music. Peruse nifty auction items and try your luck at our new 50/50 Raffle. All this and more at the Valley’s iconic tasting event, ZooFari. It’s guaranteed to be a roaring good time!
Proceeds to Benefit
Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/Phoenix Zoo’s world-class conservation initiatives, excellence in educational programs and mission of advancing the stewardship and conservation of animals and their habitats while providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
did you know?
Any amount of your reservation over the fair market value of $60 is tax deductible and considered a contribution to the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/Phoenix Zoo?
Many companies offer a matching gift program to support worthy organizations in the community. If your company offers a match, your contribution may be eligible.
hosting and sponsorship
ZooFari offers fantastic hosting and sponsorship opportunities, allowing you to connect with other Zoo supporters and entertain clients, employees, family or friends.
All hosts and sponsors will receive their own private suite to mingle with guests. Suites will include signage, tables, seating, catering opportunities and more.
Each ZooFari guest will receive a welcome beverage, 4 full and 10 sample drink tickets, access to all culinary offerings and a complimentary photo with animal ambassadors.
$50,000 | 130 guests
- Private suite with hosted bar for 130 guests
- Opportunity to enhance host package within private suite to include custom menu provided by our Zoo Premier Caterer, Lancer Catering
$25,000 | 60 guests
$15,000 | 36 guests
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 ZooFari web page on phoenixzoo.org with link, Phoenix Zoo’s Wild Times digital magazine, event program and Arizona Center for Nature Conservation annual report.
Décor | 5 available
Entertainment | 3 available
Libations | 3 available
Main Stage | 4 available
Printing | 3 available
Souvenir Gift | 1 available
Animal Encounters | 4 available
Photography | 1 available
Silent Auction | 4 available
Souvenir Photo I with animals | Funded
Souvenir Photo II | Funded
Valet | 2 available
Videography | 1 available
Welcome Drink | 1 available
You can make a difference by supporting ZooFari. Your underwriting contribution allows the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/ Phoenix Zoo to focus our operating funds toward conservation initiatives, animal care and educational programs.
We are pleased to offer all ZooFari Underwriters an exclusive event rate of $250 per guest.
All proceeds from the 50/50 raffle benefit the non-profit Phoenix Zoo.
Winner need not be present to win. Winner will be selected during ZooFari on Friday, October 2, 2020.
$20 per ticket or six for $100.
culinary & beverage sponsors
In appreciation of your generous support as a Culinary or Beverage Sponsor, the Phoenix Zoo will provide recognition online and in print, an opportunity to provide information and promotions to ZooFari guests the evening of the event, 20 tickets to ZooLights, the Valley’s premier holiday light show, and 12 general admission tickets to the Zoo. Learn more by clicking on the forms below!
The silent auction is a major component of the ZooFari fundraising efforts. Donations of exceptional items and packages from the community ensure the success of the event, as well as help the Zoo continue its mission of providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. (Click here to see 2019 donors.)
ZooFari guests will receive a welcome beverage, 4 full and 10 sample drink tickets, access to all culinary offerings and a complimentary photo with animal ambassadors.
ADDITIONAL DRINK TICKETS
$5 PER TICKET
- Beer, wine and well drinks require 1 ticket.
- Complimentary water and soft drinks will be provided throughout the event to ensure guests stay hydrated.
- Drink tickets will be distributed upon arrival at guest check-in.