ZOOFARI 2013 presented by Wells Fargo Advisors
Friday, June 21, 2013
7 p.m. to midnight
Music by Huey Lewis and the News
Food, drinks from area restaurants
Fabulous silent auction
Dine and dance under the stars at the Zoo's biennial creative black-tie party. Get wildly creative with your attire! Formal wear from coats and ties, or tails and claws, to spots, stripes and animal patterns of all kinds will abound. "Graze" from over 60 area restaurants, bars and caterers.
Proceeds from the fundraiser help the Zoo in its efforts to save endangered species at home and around the world. Make your reservations online or by calling (314) 646-4771 by 10 a.m. Friday, June 21.
Entertainment sponsored by Fifth Third Bank
- Huey Lewis and the News
"The Power of Love”, which this rock, rhythm and blues band wrote for the hit film “Back to the Future”, went to #1 on the Billboard singles chart and was nominated for an Academy Award. Other hits include “Heart and Soul” and “If This Is It.” See full bio.
- Fabulous Motown Revue
- DJ Nune
- Griffin and the Gargoyles
- Peter Schankman Trio
- DJ Andrew Mullins
Delectable Food & Drink
Saunter in and "graze" the night away as you sink your teeth into tantalizing fare from St. Louis' finest restaurants and enjoy spirits, wines and beers. Elegant desserts and drinks, tempting appetizers and savory main dishes will be served up at lavishly decorated booths throughout the party area.
Silent Auction & ZOOFARI merchandise
You'll roar over the extravagant silent auction items. Make a bid on some spectacular distinctive treasures. Click here to bid on silent auction items and purchase ZOOFARI merchandise.
You may make reservations through 10 a.m. on Friday, June 21 online or by calling (314) 646-4771.
Zoo Friends members: $175 per person, general admission (open seating)
Non-members: $225 per person, general admission (open seating)
Patron couple: $1,000 per couple (includes reserved seating, invitation to VIP reception at 6 p.m., event memento and program listing)
Reserved Table: $3,500 (reserved table for 10 includes early admission and program listing)
Major Benefactor: $7,500 (reserved accommodations for 20, invitation to VIP reception at 6 p.m., event memento and program listing)
General Admission and Reserved Tables reservations will be held at the South Entrance on Wells Drive at Tamm Ave. Complimentary parking provided on the South Lot.
Sponsors, major benefactors, patrons and underwriters should enter through the North Entrance/The Living World on Government Drive. Complimentary parking provided on the North Lot. For directions to the Zoo, click here.
Reservations are non-refundable. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Event will be held rain or shine.
For any accessibility needs (audio amplification devices, sign-language, interpreters, wheelchair assistance, etc.), please contact the Zoo Friends Office at (314) 646-4771 at least 48 hours prior to the event so that the Zoo can be sure to meet your needs.
Proceeds from the fundraiser help the free, world-class Saint Louis Zoo in its efforts to save endangered species at home and around the world.
ZOOFARI 2013 Chairs
Chairs: Barbara Archer and Steven Schankman
Honorary Chairs: Danny and Susan Ludeman
Underwriters & Sponsors
Wells Fargo Advisors
Fifth Third Bank
VIP Pre-Party Sponsor
World Wide Technology
Mid America Chevy Dealers
Jack C. Taylor
Archer Wealth Management LLC/Contemporary Productions, LLC
BMO Harris Bank
Centene Charitable Foundation
Fox Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. G. Andrew Franz
Laclede Gas Company
Barbara Mungenast, Mungenast Automotive Family
Novus International, Inc.
Thompson Coburn, LLC
Kick-off Party Sponsor