Gayle Anderson was live in Santa Ana with a preview of ZOOFARI, an event produced by the Friends of Santa Ana Zoo (FOSAZ), a non-profit organization, the 23rd annual "Rockin' Round the Zoo" at ZOOFARI High fundraising event, take place Saturday, August 29th from 5:30 p.m. to 12 midnight at the Santa Ana Zoo in Prentice Park in Santa Ana. This year’s fundraiser has a 1950’s rock ‘n roll theme. Formal 50’s prom wear is encouraged.
ZOOFARI is the Santa Ana Zoo's largest fundraiser. For more than 20 years, ZOOFARI has played an integral role in raising the funds needed for all the special projects and improvements going on at the Santa Ana Zoo including educational programs, breaking ground on new animal habitats, tackling important conservation initiatives, introducing new rides and upgrading service facilities for guests to use and enjoy.
With an expected attendance of more than 400 guests, the glamorous ZOOFARI fundraising event includes valet parking service underwritten by Tudor House Productions, a first-class dining experience catered by Parties by Panache and a hosted bar including a special "Love Potion #9" signature drink made with Tito's Handmade vanilla vodka, root beer and vanilla ice cream. Partygoers will enjoy photos with Elvis, 50's themed decor by R.W.B. Party Props, dancing to the sounds of Groove Factory and an opportunity to bid on wonderful trips, beautiful baskets, and one-of-a-kind gifts during the event's live and silent auctions hosted by renowned auctioneer Kimberly Fladeboe Anderson.
Honorees this year include FOSAZ Board Members Patti Mickey, Patty McClendon and Steve McGuigan.
Tickets to this year's exclusive black-tie gala under the stars are $250 each or $2,500 for a private table of 10. All tickets must be purchased in advance of the event. Space is limited and tickets will not be sold at the door. To find out more about the “2015 Rockin' Round the Zoo” at ZOOFARI High, discuss potential sponsorship opportunities or to reserve seats and purchase tickets, call (714) 953-8555 x10 or click HERE.
To become a Member of the Zoo, please call (714) 953-8555 x13.
The Santa Ana Zoo in Prentice Park is home to more than 150 animals, including 50 of the most interesting and engaging monkeys and several endangered species, like the Golden Lion Tamarins. Gates open daily from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. General Zoo admission is $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors and children 3-12 years. Children under 3 are free. The Conservation Carousel Rides are $3 each and Zoofari Express Train Rides are $4 each, and combo tickets are $6 each. Children under 2 are free to ride with paid adult on the train and adults standing with children on the carousel are free.
Saturday, August 29th 2015
“2015 Rockin' Round the Zoo” at Zoofari High
Santa Ana Zoo
1801 Chestnut Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 953-8555 x10