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+).
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.
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!
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!
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:
The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company
Domenic & Sandy Coletta
Dimeo Construction Company
First Hartford Realty Corporation
H.P. & R. Co.
Jonathan & Maya Nelson
Pranzi Catering & Rentals
Saccoccio & Associates Architects
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance
Nancy J. Allen
David Carlson & Tammie Griffin
Coastline Trust Company
Pamela and Bill Heffernan
Massage Envy Spa
Frank & Liz Mauran
Miles River Direct
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
Ferestien Feed & Farm Supply Inc.
Jennifer & Brett Foster
Gilbane Building Company
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
David and Jill Wolff
Woodlawn Gardens Florist
Secure your spot at Zoobilee by contacting our Restaurant coordinator.
Event Participants must submit the following 4 weeks prior to Zoobilee:
- Zoo Restaurant Application
- Temporary Events Vendor Requirements
- Certificate of Insurance
- RI Department of Health Food Service License Application
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.
- 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!