Your company can partner with the Zoo in a variety of promotions, properties and programs, from swank fundraising soirees to targeted sampling and trial. We will customize a cause-related effort to meet your company's needs. Our consistently strong media relations will extend your message.
Boo at the Zoo Nights is a kid-friendly Halloween program that provides an alternative family activity to the haunted house experience. Crafts, games, and special programs for youngsters are part of the overall hands-on animal and educational experience provided during Boo at the Zoo Nights.
Wild Lights is an enlightening experience for the whole family. A swath of magical lights runs from South Gate, past Lakeside Cafe, and on to the Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel. Visitors can go nose-to-beak with the birds at Penguin & Puffin Coast. There's fireside storytelling, holiday crafts for kids to make, live musical performances and much more.
Make Tracks for the Zoo is the annual run/walk fundraiser. Since its inception in 1986, more than 30,000 runners and walkers have participated. Make Tracks occurs the first Sunday in June. It includes a St. Louis Track Club-sanctioned 5K run/walk, a one-mile run/walk through Forest Park, and a one-mile Kids Fun run.
Trivia Gone Wild, an annual trivia night hosted by the Young Zoo Friends, is a continuous sell out from year to year, with over 550 attendees. Each year, Trivia Gone Wild is heavily geared toward a theme. In the past the theme has been Classic 50's, the Australian outback, and Cinco de Mayo. A meal and beverages are included in the ticket price. Prizes for winning tables, raffle items, attendance prizes and more are available for the guests as well. As a sponsor, your company will have the opportunity to reach a group of young professionals in their 20s and 30s who support the mission of the Saint Louis Zoo.
ZOOTINI, the Young Zoo Friends fall fundraising event, is a themed party including music, dancing, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails for young professionals in their 20s and 30s. Each year they choose one of the Zoo's conservation projects to educate the attendees, and the money raised for this event supports those efforts.
A Zoo Ado, a biennial fundraiser, is a popular casual summer event that has continuously proven to be a fantastic evening at the Zoo. The funds generated from this exciting soiree will benefit the Zoo's animal collection and conservation programs.
ZOOFARI, "The Best Party in St. Louis," is the Saint Louis Zoo's elegant yet creative black-tie biennial summer fundraiser, featuring a dining experience presented by more than 50 of St. Louis' best restaurants. Partygoers can "graze" from delectable offerings, while listening to music provided by nationally recognized entertainers.