What does Zoobilee benefit?
Proceeds from Zoobilee directly support the education and conservation efforts of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA), as well as providing for operating costs of PDZA throughout the year.
What time does Zoobilee start?
Zoobilee will tentatively begin at 6:00pm with Travelling Hors D’oeuvres and Silent Auction. This will be tentatively followed by Dinner and a Live Auction at 8:00pm and Dessert and Dancing at 10:00pm.
How do I get tickets to Zoobilee?
Tickets go on sale May 1, 2013. Please call us at 253-404-3651 with questions about tickets or the event.
What do I wear to Zoobilee?
Zoobilee is a Black Tie event. Tuxedos for men and cocktail, long dresses, or dressy evening separates for women. Please, no jeans, T-shirts, casual or active-wear. However, due to the Zoo's uneven footing, comfortable shoes are invited and recommended.
Should I make a reservation?
Yes! Sponsorships are available now and individual tickets go on sale May 1, 2013. To ensure your spot at Zoobilee 2013, we highly recommend supporting the Zoo with a sponsorship as tickets are limited.
Can I bring my child?
No. Guests who attend Zoobilee must be at least 21 years of age.
Where do I park?
Zoo parking lots are reserved exclusively for Zoobilee guests and corporate sponsors. Limo drop-off will be directly in front of the main entry.
For safety's sake please designate an alcohol-free driver.
Is there a coat check?
A coat check is available. Guests will be provided a claim ticket, which must be presented to reclaim all belongings.
Are there indoor accommodations?
Zoobilee is an outdoor event and although there are indoor areas available they are extremely limited in space. All guests will, however, be seated under the Main Tent for the dinner, live auction and dancing. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
What kind of food and beverages are available?
We are working with some of the top restaurants in the Puget Sound area to bring a wonderful tasting to our guests. Food and beverages will be provided by several restaurants while guests enjoy a stroll through the Asian Forest Sanctuary. Our guests will also enjoy a sit down dinner under the Main Tent and then a dessert stroll at the end of the Live Auction. Water and non-alcoholic beverages will also be provided. No outside food or beverages are permitted.
Are cameras allowed?
Of course! However, please respect the privacy of those around you.