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 can help to extend your message.
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 third Sunday in May. It includes a St. Louis Track Club-sanctioned 5K run/walk, a one-mile run/walk through Forest Park, and a 1/2- or 1/4-mile Kids Fun Run. Participants also enjoy a complimentary breakfast and giveaways.
The Amazing Zoo Race, a new event initiated in 2015, is a creative Zoo-themed race and scavenger hunt hosted by the Young Zoo Friends. This event boasts the same trivia challenges as Trivia Gone Wild while allowing guests to explore the Zoo’s best feature—Zoo grounds! With almost 450 participants consisting of both corporate groups and individuals, competitors race around the Zoo to complete animal activities based on educational facts and then finish with post-race activities including food stations, drinks and live entertainment. 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.
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.