World Giraffe Day Celebration
June 19, 2022 9:30am-3:30am
World Giraffe Day Celebration - Saturday, June 19, 2022, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Join the zoo's conservation committee as we celebrate our favorite long-neck friends, in hopes of raising $1,000 for the Giraffe Conservation Foundation.
Entrance to the event is included with a regular admission ticket for the zoo. (Zoo Members free).
There will be extended giraffe feeding times, activities for children, keeper chats about the zoo's African animals, and an online auction.
Schedule: (subject to change)
9:30 am - "All About Giraffe" Table Opens
Learn about the giraffe, participate in children's activities, and more
10 am - Porcupine Keeper Chat
10-11:30 am - Extended Giraffe Feeding
12:30 pm - Giraffe Keeper Chat
1:00 pm - Nandi the Lion Keeper Chat
1:30-3 pm - Extended Giraffe Feeding
2 pm - Baboon Keeper Chat
Conservation Fundraising Opportunities for Sale Throughout the Day:
Giraffe Adoption Kit- $50
"I Spotted the Giraffe" - $3
Conservation Stickers - $5
Additional small paintings and magnets available, price TBD
Save the Date - beginning June 19 and ending June 21, the online auction is open for your chance to bid on a Giraffe Painting Experience with Benjamin and Akayla and two exclusive pieces of art created by Benjamin.