Fundraising Events

The Zoo hosts several fun and unique annual events to raise money for animal care, education, and local and global conservation programs.

Please refer to our Calendar of Events for the latest event details and online registration. Corporate sponsorships are also available.

ZooFest 2014

April 25, 2014

San Francisco Zoological Society's ZooFest is the Zoo's most anticipated event of the season. This fabulous event celebrates a year of accomplishments at the Zoo and supports the mission of connecting people with wildlife, inspiring caring for nature, and advancing conservation action. This year's theme is "A Night on Enchanted Hill" honoring Stephen and Barbara Hearst.

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KidsFest 2014

June 6, 2014

The premier event for families in the Bay Area. At KidsFest, guests experience exciting up-close encounters with animals, special wildlife presentations, engaging and educational interactive exhibits by Bay Area organizations, continuous musical and theatrical entertainment, complimentary food and beverages, and free rides on the Little Puffer and Dentzel Carousel. This event sells out each year, so purchase ticket packages early. For more information, e-mail

More information about KidsFest.

Zoo II - Zoo Parties and Events for Young Professionals

Zoo II is a social club of young professionals dedicated to expanding conservation, awareness, and financial support of the San Francisco Zoological Society (SFZS), while connecting to others in the community and enjoying a variety of social activities. These activities include hosting social happy hours (Urban Safaris) in San Francisco, participating in quarterly Renew The Zoo improvement Saturdays at the Zoo, and throwing the annual Zoo II signature event, the Fur Ball. For more information, e-mail

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More information about Fur Ball 2014.