ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO’S ZOOBILEE! “FEAST WITH THE BEASTS” FUNDRAISER
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Cost: $150 per person
PROVIDENCE, RI (May 25, 2022) Tickets are now on sale for “the wildest party of the year” –
Roger Williams Park Zoo’s annual fundraising bash, Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts, presented by
BankRI. This year’s event, to be held on Saturday, June 25th from 7:00 to 11:00 pm, is set to feature fine
food and drink from over 35 of the area’s best restaurants and beverage providers, as well as live music
and other fun entertainment, all in the unique and beautiful setting of the Zoo at twilight. New this
year, each Zoobilee ticket also includes admission to the Asian Lantern Spectacular – over 700 glowing
handcrafted lanterns enchanting the Zoo’s pathways and exhibits. Please note Roger Williams Park Zoo
is closed all day on June 25 to prepare for the event.
Zoobilee! guests will feast on fine food and drink from local favorites such as, The Capital Grille, Kabob
and Curry, Legal Sea Foods, Red Stripe, Tavolo Wine Bar & Tuscan Grille, Trinity Brewhouse, XACO TACO
and many delicious dessert vendors. Zoo-themed martinis like the Pink Flamingo 30th Anniversary Drink
will be shaken and stirred at the popular “Zootini Bar” by premier beverage sponsor Douglas Wine &
The night’s entertainment includes live music by New England’s premiere party band, Mystique, a wine
and beer bottle bazaar, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the Zoo’s
ambassador animals. You never know what wild critters you might meet!
In addition to the great party there is an online auction, with a wide variety of unique items and
experiences. The auction offers over 100 items at a great value, including truly priceless behind-thescenes animal encounters, sports memorabilia, exciting getaways, theater tickets, unique
entertainment packages and more. Visit biddingforgood.com/rwpzooauction to browse and bid in the
auction now through June 27.
The funds generated help to underwrite the Zoo’s animal care, and award-winning environmental
education and conservation programs. These programs include the conservation of threatened and
endangered species in New England and around the world, and important community outreach efforts, such as the Zoomobile, which bring science and environmental education to thousands of local schoolaged children and other participants each year.
Led by event chair Nancy Allen, Zoobilee! is presented by BankRI and is supported by sponsorships and contributions from a number of area businesses, charitable organizations and individuals who are working together to make this year’s celebration a wild success!
Tickets to the over-21 event are $150 per person. Sponsorship opportunities range from $500 to $15,000 or more and include early VIP admission tickets to the event as well as special recognition in Zoobilee! promotional materials.
For more information and to purchase tickets, www.rwpzoo.org/zoobilee, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (401) 785-3510 x371. All food samples are included; hydration stations and cash bars available. Zoobilee! is an adults-only, 21 years of age and older evening event.
Roger Williams Park Zoo is Rhode Island’s number one outdoor family and tourist attraction, and a leader in conservation efforts
undertaken by a zoo of its size. As leaders in conservation and animal care – we create engaging experiences that empower
guests to join us in conserving wildlife and wild places. Roger Williams Park Zoo is supported and managed by the Rhode Island
Zoological Society and is owned by the City of Providence.