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Sept 20, 2024
As the sun sets, the savanna awakens...

ZOOtoDO is a larger than life party, and this year will celebrate Sunset on the Savanna featuring culinary delights, spirited sips, and unforgettable entertainment. This adults-only, impressive evening is all about partying with a purpose, as we raise important funds to support the mission and access for all.

For sponsorship and ticket package inquiries, click here.

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Enjoy the ultimate food and beverage experience

Back by popular demand, all tickets include the ultimate beverage package! Quench your thirst with your choice of wine, beer, mixed drinks and non-alcoholic options available at over 15 featured bars throughout the event. Paired with bite-size samples of culinary creations from the region’s best restaurants, and live music around every corner, your guests are sure to be entertained.

Savor the exclusive amenities as a Premium Experience guest

This opportunity features priority parking, an arrival gift, and access to the air-conditioned Lounge in Malawi Event Center, featuring specialty food by Hollywood Casino, full and specialty bars, live entertainment and animal encounters.

Immerse yourself and impress your guests as you embark on a journey through this sunset soiree, sipping cocktails and strolling the Zoo's north side as one of the first arrivals. This limited opportunity will sell out early.

Engage and be inspired by some of our resident animals during ZOOtoDO.

Visit the giraffe feed deck for complimentary lettuce feeds, and enjoy train rides around the Africa! exhibit to see our other African savanna animals. Don't miss the sting ray touch tank inside the aquarium, 8-10:30pm! Premium Experience guests will also have the opportunity to meet a south African penguin up-close inside Malawi Event Center.

Unleash the extraordinary inside The Lair

Be lured to a newly featured area this year, with access included in every ticket, as you explore another vibe within ZOOtoDO. Ignite your senses with curated curiosities including barrel aged beer and bourbon paired with cigars, enjoyed fireside. Delight in this lounge inspired hideaway with friends as you sip and savor the night away.

Bars

Inside the Five Brewing Co.

ZOOtoDO is proud to offer exclusively local craft beer and seltzers, featuring some special Zoo beers as well. Bars throughout the event will also feature a variety of wines, spirits and non-alcoholic options.

**The ultimate beverage package includes up to 10 individual drinks per guest, redeemed with a wristband. No drink tickets or cash exchange required at the event. No refund is given for unused drinks. Ticket holders must be 21 and up to enter, proof of ID required at the gate.

Entertainment

Dave Carpenter
DC Taylor
360 Glam Cam by Kurt Nielsen Photography

Thank you ZOOtoDO sponsors

For more information about ZOOtoDO sponsorship opportunities, please contact 419-385-5721, ext. 2069.

Title Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Morning Mixer Sponsor

Exclusive Beer Sponsor

The Lair Sponsor

Animal Experience Sponsor

The Lanterman Foundation

Media Sponsors

Conservation Sponsors