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Zoo Special Event Calendar


The wildest party in town, Zoobilation, Thursday, Sept 10

  • Date: 09/10/2020 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  
  • Location: Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Museum
    2301 Coliseum Parkway
    Montgomery, Alabama 36110
  • Introduction: Thursday evening, September 10. Join us for an evening of food, music, drink, and fun! Dance to the groove, delight in drinks and food samplings from the finest eateries in the River Region, try your luck at the vast collection of auction items and rub elbows with the area's finest animal lovers.

Zoobilation is a fun, festive, annual Zoo fundraiser, evening party, geared for adults only. All guests must be 21 years old or older to attend. Tickets are $50 per person (discounted group tickets are available). This is a single-night event featuring a night under the stars at the Montgomery Zoo with food and beverages from over 50 of the regions finest eateries; live, toe-tapping music; a digital auction; fun, fun, and more fun. And the night was surely bring vast surprises and delights. This year's proceeds will be contributed to the design and construction of a new reptile facility that will reside in our South American realm.   

Need a little more information about Zoobilation?  This PDF (sample from 2019 event) will provide additional information about the event, what to expect, what to wear, and the cause behind the event. If you need additional information, please give the Zoo a call at (334) 625-4900. 

Tickets are now on sale. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE - TBA.  ALL ONLINE TICKET SALES WILL END AT 4PM CST, Thursday, Sept 10. You may purchase your tickets at the Zoo. $50 for individual tickets, all guests must be at least 21 years of age to attend.  IMPORTANT NOTE:  Any Zoobilation ticket(s) purchased online will be available at the WILL CALL booth during the night of Zoobilation, Thursday, Sept 10 beginning at 6pm.  No tickets will be mailed and/or made available for pick up.  On the night of Zoobilation, please bring your purchase confirmation and/or printed ticket along with a valid picture identification to gain access to the event.  All guests must be at least 21 years old to attend.  Identifications will be checked upon entry.  Minor will be refused access and no refunds will be provided.

Group ticket sales discounts: Purchasing multiple Zoobilation tickets is a great idea for a fun corporate gathering, a group of friends enjoying a night at the Zoo, or to give as presents and thank yous to co-workers, friends, and family members. Enjoy an awesome night mingling with friends and community leaders while helping a very worth while cause, the construction of a new Reptile Facility at the Montgomery Zoo.  

      Group Zoobilation ticket pricing 
          -- 1 - 9 tickets @ $50 per ticket
          -- 10 - 29 tickets @ $45 per ticket
          -- 30+ tickets @ $40 per ticket
             Quick reminder: All Zoobilation ticket holders must be at least 21 years of age to attend.  
             IDs will be checked at entry, no refunds will be provided.  


Thank you to our Zoobilation 2019 sponsors and partners 

     -- Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama

     -- Mrs. Rita Sabel

     -- ALFA Foundation
     -- Sabel Steel Service, Inc. 

     -- The J.K. Lowder Family Foundation
     -- Parkside Dental Care

     -- Brooks and Catherine Darby
     -- Hodges Warehouse & Logistics, LLC
     -- Poarch Band of Creek Indians
     -- Regions Bank
     -- ServisFirst Bank
     -- Warren Averett, LLC
     -- Wells Fargo

     -- Alabama Power Company
     -- Alabama State University - WVAS 90.1 
     -- ASE Credit Union
     -- BBVA USA
     -- Baptist Health 
     -- Bradley Plumbing and Heating 
     -- Reinhardt Lexus

     -- Advanced Practitioners for the River Region
     -- Jeff and Anita Barrera 
     -- BBRL, Inc. 
     -- Cadence Bank
     -- Capitol Container, Inc. 
     -- Glenn and Jennifer Crumpton
     -- Alan and Leigh Dykes
     -- ERA Weeks and Browning Realty, Inc
     -- exploreMedia
     -- Gardner Flooring and Design
     -- Carr, Riggs and Ingram, LLC
     -- Infusion Wellness Center 
     -- Garrett and Emily Jemison
     -- Mathews & Mathews Dental 
     -- Maxwell-Gunter Officers Spouses Club
     -- Bill and Joan Mitchell
     -- The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation
     -- Morgan Stanley / Larry A. Groce
     -- Buddy Pablo Pals
     -- Southeastern Car and Truck Rentals
     -- Roman and Brooke Rauccio
     -- UBS Financial Services 
     -- Andy and Lisa Weil 

Media Partners
     -- Alabama News Network - Pinnacle 
     -- Cumulus Broadcasting Montgomery - Pinnacle 
     -- iHeartMEDIA - Pinnacle
     -- Bluewater Broadcasting - Gold
     -- Little Engine Broadcasting - Gold
     -- Davis Direct - Silver 
     -- Mashburn Outdoors - Silver
     -- ALMetro 360 - Bronze
     -- 2201 Outdoor Advertising - Friend
     -- Glover Media Group -- Friend

Entertainment for the evening
     -- Bama Breeze 
     -- Britt Johnson with Martha Claire
     -- Emcees: Paul Horton and Melissa Bowman from Mix 103.3

Thank you to our Zoobilation 2019 food and beverage vendors

Thank you to our Zoobilation food vendors
BB Kings Blues Club and Itta Bena, Capital Oyster Bar, Central, Chris’ Hot Dogs, Conecuh Sausage, Cork & Cleaver, Cricket Dust, Cuco’s Mexican Café, Fazoli's Italian Restaurant, Farmers Market Café, Gail’s Down the Street Café, Halsey Food Service, Jan’s Beach House Grill, Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches, JoZettie’s Cupcakes, Jim N Nicks Community BBQ, Kings Table Catering, Lek’s Taste of Thailand, Little Donkey Mexican Restaurant, Martha’s Place, Nancy’s Italian Ice, Newk’s Eatery, Outback Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Renaissance Catering and the Renaissance Hotel and Spa, Sa Za Serious Italian Food, Scott Street Deli, Sinclair's, Southern Foodservice Management, Sunday Dinner, Wickles Pickles, Whitfield Foods, Wood Fruitticher Grocery Company, and more coming in daily.

Thank you to our Zoobilation beverage vendors 
Allstate Beverage, Bama Bud, Cathead Vodka, Coca-Cola Bottling Montgomery, Luke Lea Beverage and Marketing, Republic National Distribution Company, Royal Cup Coffee, Southern Glazer Wine & Spirits, United Johnson Brothers, and more coming in daily.

Thank you to our Zoobilation food and beverage support vendors
   - Ice by Reddy Ice
   - Bottled water by Buffalo Rock, Costco Wholesale,
          and Publix Super Market at Dalraida Commons Montgomery
   - Coffee by Royal Cup Coffee
   - Linen by Alsco Linen

Zoobilation smart auction information

How to register to participate in our Zoobilation smart auction.  All bids will be done digitally this year, so you must register to participate in the auction.  You may use your home computer, tablet or smartphone to register.  However, when you come to Zoobilation, make sure to bring your smartphone or wi-fi accessible tablet so you can participate in the bidding... and all the fun!  So, are you excited?  Below are the steps to get you started, and away you go.
     1. Go to
     2. Select “bidder” from top left side of page
     3. Select “register” from top right through side of page
     4. Continue through the process of registering
     5. Once registered select “my account” from top left of page
     6. Add personal credit card information
     7. From your smart phone go back to and bookmark the page or add the page to your home screen for easy access!

Thank you to our Zoobilation 2019 auction donors
A&P Auto Service, Adams Drugs & Emily B’s Gifts, Advanced Dental Care - Dr Jay Bhojwani, ALMetro36, Ann Fuller, Apropos, Arrowhead Country Club, Ashley Gallion Interiors, Auburn Opelika Marriott Hotel, Bakers Framing and Art Supplies, Bama Sweet Tea Company, Bell Road Animal Medical Center, Brooks and Catherine Darby, Bryan Jewelry, Cake Design, Camp Bow Wow, Charlie’s Trophies, Christine’s Feathered Nest, City of Montgomery - Gateway Golf Course, City of Montgomery - Lagoon Park Golf Course, City of Montgomery - Leisure Services, Cohen’s Electronics, Coosa River Adventures, Cuts By Us, Destin Connection Seafood, Don Duncan All American Auto and Tire Center, Doug’s 2 Salon, D’Road Cafe, Empower Unlimited, Escapology, Filet & Vine, Inc., Gardner Flooring & Design, GHYD Adventures, Goodwin Brothers, Inc., Governor’s Mansion and Gift Shop, Hair Odyssey, Hanny Lou Designs, Halee Vaughan Art, Harold’s Fine Jewelry, Harriott II Cruises - City of Montgomery, Hildah Singleton Massage, Holleys Home Furnishings, Hughes Pools and Spa, Jalapenos, Jeanne Charbonneau, Joan and Chuck DiLaura, Johnny Marvin’s Paint and Furniture, Jos A. Banks, La Jolla, La Zona Rosa, Launch Trampoline Park, Leon Barwick Wildlife Art, Lisa Weil, Midtown Pizza Kitchen, Miyako Japanese Steak and Sushi, Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitor Bureau, Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Montgomery Yard Party, Montgomery Zoo & Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, Mosquito Authority, O'Connor Tennis Center, Nancy Cooper, New Vision Theaters, Painted Pink, Party BUSiness, LLC, Peaches ‘n Clean of America, Peggy McKinney, Pinchona Farm, Portraits, Inc., Rebecca Linton, Regions Bank, Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, Riverwalk Wine Festival - City of Montgomery, Rosemont Gardens, Royal Nail Spa, Seth Hochberg, Sherry Hanover - UBU Wellness and Yoga, Sinclair’s, Splurge, Tank and the Bangas, Tang’s Alterations, The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Battle House Hotel & Spa, The Home Depot - Chantilly, The Kickback Ranch and Event Center LLC, The Locker Room, The Shoppes at EastChase, The Stop at Union Station, The Wright Bargain, Walter Craig’s: The Sportsmans Headquarters, Walter Craig’s: The Sportsmans Headquarters, Welle Studio, Wetumpka Depot Players, and more coming in daily.


--- Information for Zoobilation is updated daily.  Stay tuned for more updates

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