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 2019

April 12, 2019

On Friday, April 12, join us for a delightful evening of dining and dancing at San Francisco Zoological Society’s most anticipated event of the season, ZooFest 2019

2019 marks the Zoo's 90th anniversary, and ZooFest will highlight some of the Zoo's greatest milestones during that period. One such milestone is the 10th anniversary of Zoo Executive Director and President Tanya Peterson's tenure. ZooFest will also pay tribute to this year's honorees, Jennifer Hammer and Edward Oates, for their longtime leadership support of the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Fur Ball 2019: “Masque Roar”

October 25, 2019

On Friday, October 25, Zoo II will host its annual fundraising gala, “Masque Roar,” at the San Francisco Zoo. An estimated 300 young Bay Area professionals will enjoy an evening of specialty cocktails, plentiful hor d’oeuvres, carousel rides, a fabulous silent auction, and dancing to famed 80s-and-more band “Notorious.” Don’t miss out on one of the best parties of the year! Click here to purchase tickets.

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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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