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Safari Soirée

06/06/2020, 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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Sara Martin smartin@zoofriends.org (405)425-0641

Description:

SAFARI SOIRÉE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE 6, 2020

After a great deal of careful consideration, we have made the decision to postpone Safari Soirée until Saturday June 6, 2020. We believe this is the best action possible taking into consideration all of the factors affecting our community at the current time. We are hopeful this will be the final date change; however, as the situation is constantly changing, we will continue to observe any and all recommendations set forth by the CDC and local health officials and make further changes as necessary.

We remain committed to providing the best events for the Oklahoma City Zoo while supporting the wildlife in our care and our vision of being Oklahoma’s premiere destination for connecting you with wildlife and wild places. For additional information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC’s website or ok.gov/health.

Tickets purchased for the June 6 date will be refunded in full as it pertains to further postponements or cancellations.

ZOOfriends' signature fundraising event, Safari Soirée is back with fabulous food, exotic drinks, rare behind-the-scenes experiences, a silent auction and endless entertainment.

All tickets will include access to unique Safari Zones throughout the evening that include: unlimited food provided by Salt & Surrey Catering, cocktails provided by Republic National Distributing Company, beer provided by COOP Ale Works, unique keeper chats, and conservation destinations where you will enjoy connecting to wildlife, nature, and the environment - all by the glow of starlight - and flashlight.

An incredible silent auction will be be made available inside the OKC Zoo's Canopy restaurant. Items are proivded by GoCharity.

Get to know the Oklahoma City Zoo close up, after hours, with special zookeeper chats, live music throughout, VIP lounge areas and even more exclusive animal encounters.

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Must be 21 or older to attend. Flashlights provided. 


   

$210 ($200 for ZOOfriends Members)

  • Early Entrance to the event beginning at 6:00 PM & access to the VIP kickoff party in the Children's Zoo; 

  • Includes two (2) Behind-the-Scenes animal encounters;

  • Access to exclsuive VIP Lounge areas located throughout Zoo grounds - Includes specialty cocktails and food;

  • Ability to purchase exclusive behind-the-Scenes experiences beginning at 6:30 PM.                                  

$125 ($115 for ZOOfriends Members)

  • Early Entrance to the event beginning at 6:00 PM & access to the VIP kickoff party in the Children's Zoo; 

  • Access to exclsuive VIP Lounge areas located throughout Zoo grounds - Includes specialty cocktails and food;

  • Ability to purchase exclusive behind-the-Scenes experiences beginning at 6:30 PM.

$90 ($80 for ZOOfriends Members)

  • Unlimited food & cocktails - More than ten (10) bars positioned around the Zoo;

  • Live Music, silent auction, and endless entertainment;

  • Access to exclusive "Safari Zones" located throughout the Zoo - includes caretakers chats & animal feedings. 


Á La Carte Behind-the-Scenes Experiences - $50

(Purchase of Safari Soirée ticket required)

See your favorite wildlife up-close and personal with a behind-the-scenes experience. Choose one or more! Areas include Elephants, Clouded Leopards, Lions, Bears, and more!

Behind-the-scenes experiences will be every 30 minutes from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and are limited to 8-16 guests per time frame.

                      

Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Experiences - Starting at $125

(Purchase of Safari Soirée ticket required)

Have you ever wanted to paint with an elephant or get up close and personal with a Red Panda INSIDE their habitat? For the first time ever, we are offering exclusive, very rare behind-the-scenes experiences that put you even closer to our wild animals and their caretakers!

Exclusive Experiences Include: Joining caretakers inside the Red Panda Habitat; Paint & Touch with the Elephants; Bison Feedings; a Tiger Training Demonstration: & a Painting presentation with an orangutan.

Exclusive Behind-the-scenes experiences will begin at 6:30 PM and be offered at select times. Availability is limited and will be sold on a first come first serve basis.

        


Safari Soirée is a 100% Zero Waste event. To learn more about our efforts to improve and protect the social and natural environment, please visit our partner Fertile Ground.

 


Thank you to our 2020 Conservation Sponsors

CONSERVATION CHAMPION

 


CONSERVATION LEADER

                

Richard L. Sias ♦ Peggy Kates


  

CONSERVATION HERO

                                                 

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


CONSERVATION ADVOCATE

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


CONSERVATION PATRON

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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