Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts

Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts

Thank you for supporting the 30th annual Zoobilee!

Thank you to all who joined us for our 2022 fun-filled party! With your wonderful generosity and support, Zoobilee raised much needed funds for the Zoo's animal care, education outreach and conservation initiatives. Check out the Zoobilee digital program to see the full list of participating restaurants and event sponsors. From all of us here, thank you for your ongoing support and we hope to see you again next year!

Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts presented by BankRI returns to celebrate its 30th year on Saturday, June 25th. This event is the Zoo's largest single-night fundraiser featuring fine fare from dozens of the area's best restaurants and beverage providers. Enjoy fabulous entertainment including live music from Mystique, dancing, and other fun surprises! New for 2022, your Zoobilee ticket also includes admission to the Asian Lantern Spectacular. Beautiful handcrafted, larger-than-life lanterns will be aglow throughout the Zoo at this dazzling evening experience. With your support, 2022 will be the best year ever!

All food samples are included; hydration stations and cash bars available. This is an adults-only evening event (21+). 

2022 Event Details & Pricing
The wildest time you'll ever have supporting a good cause!

7 PM General Admission (1 ticket).....$150.00*

6 PM VIP Admission and recognition in Program (2 tickets).....$500.00**

6 PM VIP Admission and recognition in Program (4 tickets).....$1,000.00**

*Please note: Zoo Members receive a $25 discount off each general admission ticket (limit 2 at the member rate). The discount will automatically apply at the end of your purchase.

BITE - dozens of the area's best restaurants, caterers and bars

Participants are updated regularly and may change prior to June 25, 2022.












BOOGIE - lineup packed with live music, and so many exciting and unexpected surprises

2022 Entertainment Lineup

Welcome the band Mystique to headline Zoobilee 2022! New England's Premiere Wedding & Party Band, Mystique incorporates a mix of many different styles and genres from the decades, delighting audiences of all ages. 


Live meet-and-greets with some of the Zoo's own education animals!


Wine and Beer Bottle Bazaar, featuring delectable wines and craft beers paired with great prizes. Purchase a bottle of wine or 6-pack of beer for $35, and attached you will find a gift certificate of $25 or more (most are worth more!) for local restaurants, tickets to local attractions, spa treatments and more. Buy a bottle or two and enjoy!

BID - unique behind-the-scenes animal encounters, great sports memorabilia, exciting getaways and more

Whether you're looking for something unique for yourself, searching for a gift for a special someone, or looking to add a little adventure to your life, you're sure to find something in our auction. Every bid helps support Roger Williams Park Zoo's animal care, education and conservation programs. It's a win-win!


Check back often to get a look at what's new!

PARTY ANIMALS - Thank You to our generous sponsors!

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors and committee members who help to make Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts not only possible, but a wild fundraising success! *Sponsors listed as of June 21, 2022.

2022 Presenting Sponsor:

Conservation Champion:




Environmental Superstar:

Janci Foundation




Education Advocate:






Wildlife Protector:

Susan Aguiar

The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company

Domenic & Sandy Coletta

Dimeo Construction Company


First Hartford Realty Corporation

H.P. & R. Co. 

Jonathan & Maya Nelson

NorthEastern Consulting 

Patriot Subaru

Pranzi Catering & Rentals 

Saccoccio & Associates Architects 

Starkweather & Shepley Insurance


Animal Defender:

Nancy J. Allen

David Carlson & Tammie Griffin

Coastline Trust Company

Meg Ferguson 

Pamela and Bill Heffernan

Massage Envy Spa

Frank & Liz Mauran

Miles River Direct

NEC Solar

Jane S. Nelson

Partridge, Snow & Hahn LLP

Ron & Joanne Patalano

U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting

Wave Federal Credit Union 


Zero Waste Crusader: 

Bally's Twin River Lincoln 

Big Blue Bug Solutions 

The Bock Foundation 

Clean Water Ventures

Eastern Ice

Ferestien Feed & Farm Supply Inc.

Jennifer & Brett Foster 

Gilbane Building Company 

Hilb Group

Navigant Credit Union 

New England Fence Company 

Donna Ottaviano, Ed.D, East Bay Educational Collaborative 

Pier Fish Company 

Karen & Stephen Prest 

SDS Disposal Inc. 

Spirol International Corporation 

Brenda Szeliga 

Warwick Mall 

David and Jill Wolff 

Woodlawn Gardens Florist

Interested in joining us as a food or beverage provider?

Want to participate? Learn all about Zoobilee in our Restaurant Handbook.

Secure your spot at Zoobilee by contacting our Restaurant coordinator.


Event Participants must submit the following 4 weeks prior to Zoobilee:

Want to Change the World? Review these tips to helps us "green" Zoobilee!

Promote your business by donating a gift certificate to the Zoobilee raffle/auction.

Interested in becoming a Zoobilee sponsor?

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor? Check out our 2022 Zoobilee Sponsorship Opportunities >

Questions? Please contact Judy Lockard at Jlockard@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 318.

Some friendly day-of-event reminders:
  • VIP ticket holders will be admitted at 6:00 PM, general admission at 7:00 PM.
  • Photo ID is required for entry.
  • No one under the age of 21 will be allowed, no exceptions.
  • Promotional photos and video will be taken at the event and, by attending, you grant permission for your likeness to be used.
  • We reserve the right to check all bags. Backpacks are not allowed.
  • Hydration stations will be available.
  • Tickets are non-refundable. Event is rain or shine.
  • Please remember to HAVE FUN!