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Zoofari 2024 – Auction


Zoofari Auctions


Sponsors and guests attending the full Zoofari program will have the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind items during the live auction.

Live Auction Preview


The Zoofari Silent Auction is unique because it includes Louisville Zoo items such as animal artwork, exclusive behind the scenes opportunities, private splash park party, and more! Other items may include themed gift packages, bourbon, sports experiences, etc. The silent auction will be available online and bidders do not have to attend Zoofari to participate.

Silent Auction


If you would like to donate an item to the silent auction, please contact us at


Our live auction happens the night of the event and will feature unique items and experiences and animal adoptions.

If you would like more info or wish to donate to our silent auction, please contact us at


Our live auction happens the night of the event and will feature unique items and experiences, including exclusive animal adoptions.


This event would not be possible without generous support from dedicated community members and businesses. All proceeds from Zoofari go directly toward benefiting the Zoo’s projects and their superior work to “better the bond between people and our planet” through conserving species, caring for animals and educating the community, while helping families make special memories.

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There is no donation too small or too large!

Zoofari is sponsored by

Zoofari is hosted by the Friends of the Louisville Zoo board. The Friends of the Louisville Zoo (FOZ) was established in 1969 and is a 100% volunteer managed 501(c)(3) charitable organization (EIN #61-0721682), raising funds to support the enhancement and expansion of The Louisville Zoo.

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