Corporate Partnership Opportunities

As a sponsor of Zoo events and programs or partner in a customized promotion at the Louisville Zoo, you can take advantage of a variety of opportunities and benefits including:

  • Cause-related programs
  • Building brand awareness
  • The creation of customized on-site sampling, couponing and promotional displays
  • On-site signage, including high visibility entrance and Zoo plaza banners and mini-billboards seen daily by hundreds of thousands of Zoo visitors
  • On-site premium and literature distribution
  • Dedicated press releases
  • Corporate hospitality
  • Presence on the Zoo’s website
  • Coverage in quarterly Trunkline magazine — to 38,000 households
  • Inclusion in print, radio, television advertising
  • Merchandising and retail tie-ins
  • On-site food and retail vending opportunities

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The Louisville Zoo holds a variety of major events throughout the year that offer unique partnership opportunities. Events can be customized as well. Some past and present events are:

  • Eggstravaganza Easter Eggs Hunts
  • Louisville League of Mascots Day
  • Backyard Action Hero Days (Part of the Kids & Conservation Program.)
  • “The World’s Largest Halloween Party!”
  • Santa’s Safari
  • Summer Twilight Safari Parties
  • Party for the Planet – Earth Day Celebration
  • Zoofari!
  • Throo the Zoo 5K Run
  • Various Kid’s Stage Shows and costume character appearances:
    • Superhero Day
    • Storybook Character Day
  • Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too!
  • Movie Nights
  • ZooTember
  • Mothers and Father’s Day Weekends

Season-long sponsorship of educational programs and marketing promotions are available in addition to unique exhibit or short-term promotional partnerships.

  • Butterflies n’ Blooms and Flutter Fest
  • Camel & Pony Rides
  • Ropes Courses
  • Annual Membership Campaign and online membership campaigns
  • Educational programs, Kids and Conservation, School at the Zoo, Day Camps, School trips, Night Safaris (per season)
  • Annual Spring Exhibit Promotional Campaign
  • Animal births, car shows, new product launches, preview parties…

Check out our current list of events and programs on the events calendar!

The Louisville Zoo is a growing organization with new and exciting opportunities opening up everyday.

  • The Louisville Zoo has been voted the number one attraction for families by Scarborough Research for families with children ages 12 and under.
  • The Zoo was also named “Best Place to Bring a Family” for many years by Louisville Magazine’s Best of Louisville Awards.
  • It is the #1 attended non-profit attraction in Louisville (Business First) and is #5 overall attraction in Louisville.
  • LEO Alternative Newspaper recently awarded us the Reader’s Choice Award for Best Family Attraction.

For more information, Contact our Sponsorship Director at Zoosponsorship@louisvilleky.gov for more information.