Each year, Peoria Zoological Society offers four different fundraising events, that raise funds to support it's mission:
2014 Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
A variety of martinis (shaken, not stirred) are served by local celebrity bartenders at an after-hours event in Africa! Taste our signature “Zebratini” and walk the boardwalk with friends for a wonderful springtime evening event. Martini tastings, appetizers, event-themed desserts, and live entertainment will all be provided.
Zoo To Do
2014 Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Zoo To Do is the annual gala event at Peoria Zoo. Live entertainment, silent auction, a three-course meal, and beverages will be in full swing at this summer party. Experience how we transform and enliven the Africa! exhibit into an amazing celebration. Interact with animals from our education collection as they roam the event with their keepers and take a tour of our animal night quarters for an exclusive behind the scenes experience.
Zoo Run Run
2014 Date: August 30, 2014
Join the stamped for this fun and healthy way to support Peoria Zoo! Participate in our 5K Grand Prix Race or the 1/4 Youth Run. Participants recieve a Zoo Run Run T-Shirt, post-race entertainment and food as well as admission into the Zoo! Medals and prizes are awarded during the after party!
ZooBrew and Wine Too!
2014 Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Guests sample a wide variety of beer and wine during a fun fall evening in our Africa! exhibit. Unlimited drink tastings, appetizers, live music, and dessert make this an unforgettable event. Guests can mingle with our animals in Africa! while listening to wonderful live entertainment.