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Safari Soirée - A Virtual Event

04/24/2020, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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Sara Martin (405)425-0641



Now more than ever before, we are faced with the reality of increasing threats against wildlife around the globe. Survival depends on fierce champions like the Oklahoma City Zoo, leading in conservation efforts and saving species from extinction, while educating and connecting people with our vanishing wild life and wild places. Your support of the Safari Soiree is key to ensuring the success of the Zoo’s mission.

For the first time ever, anyone, anywhere can join the Soiree. All you need is a computer or mobile device with access to the internet. To keep you up to date on the program and auction, please RSVP here. Please share with your friends so no one misses this once in a lifetime experience.

The virtual program pre-show will stream starting at 6:30 p.m. (CDT), with the main event beginning at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) on Friday, July 24, 2020. The expected duration will be approximately 2 hours and the whole experience will be livestreamed!


The night’s festivities will be hosted live by Ericka Buckwalter, Programs Manager at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Th event will include Q & A with OKC Zoo animal curators, visits with Zoo animal ambassadors, and exclusive live behind-the-scenes interactions with some of your favorite Oklahoma City Zoo residents.

If you experience difficulty accessing the program or participating in the online auction, please contact us. As this is our first-ever live stream of the Beastly Safari Soiree, we apologize for any technical difficulties, delays, or disruptions you may experience. If you are unable to join us during the livestream broadcast, the Safari Soiree video will be available for viewing afterwards on both this site and on Facebook.


General Admission - $25 and includes access to the live virtual event.
All Inclusive - $40 and includes access to the live virtual event, Safari Soiree swag, plus a Soiree cocktail recipe card provided by Republic National Distrubting Company.


July 20th at 10:00 a.m. – Auction bidding opens. More info to come.
July 24th at 6:30 p.m. – Virtual Safari Soiree Pre-Show Begins.
July 24th at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Safari Soiree Begins.
July 24th at 10:00 p.m. – Auction Bidding Closes.


Have you purchased a ticket for a live Safari Soiree? The Oklahoma Zoological Society will honor any refund you wish to make due to the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.



Thank you to our 2020 Conservation Sponsors





Richard L. Sias ♦ Peggy Kates




Blair & Stephanie Naifeh ♦ Alice & Phil Pippin ♦  Kyle & Sara Sweet ♦ Pam & Lyndon Taylor


Art & Sandy Cotton ♦ Karen Delaney ♦ Dolese Brothers ♦ GableGotwals ♦ Julia Carrington Hall♦ KRAPPF Reynolds Construction Co. ♦ Brad & Jeanna Martin ♦ Robert & Donna McCampbell ♦ Aimee & Vahid Salalati


Thomas & Lisa John ♦ Dustin & Lori Fredrick ♦ Carlos & Pam Johnson ♦ Travis Mason ♦ Northside Tag Agency ♦ Mike and Pama Palmer ♦ Wade & Carolyn Wilson


Want to sponsor an OZS event? Contact Matt Burkholder here or at (405)425-0613. Sponsorships begin at $500.


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