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.

May 4 (Saturday) at 6pm – ZooFest 2024: Parade of the Penguins!

Come celebrate the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens at our annual signature fundraiser, “ZooFest 2024: Parade of the Penguins!”   This year’s event commemorates all things black and white, from our adorable Magellanic Penguins to the décor and dress code for the evening.   Dine on fine food catered by McCall’s Catering, dance the night away to the music of Pure Ecstasy, and bid on specially curated auction items – knowing that your support of the evening goes towards the care and feeding of the Zoo’s amazing animal residents!   For more information or to buy tickets, please contact [email protected] or click here.

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 [email protected].

More information about Zoo II.