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Zoofari 2024 – Table & Sponsorship


Join is in celebrating the 43rd annual Zoofari Gala on Friday June 7 at the Louisville Zoo as a sponsor!  This year we are honoring one of the newest additions to the Louisville Zoo Family: Sundara, the Red Panda. Our wild night of Red PANDAmonium will include signature cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres, a live band, and more! Don’t miss out on special opportunities available only to sponsors, including animal encounters, VIP options, and a truly unique live auction.

Table & Sponsorship Information and Commitment Form

Food Sponsorship Information and Commitment Form

Become a Zoofari Sponsor

You can also download the Sponsor Commitment Form and send it back to us. Please note that availability is limited and your choice is not guaranteed, and someone from the Friends of the Louisville Zoo will confirm your sponsorship. You may contact us directly  at

Why Sponsor Zoofari 2024?

Not only will you and your guests attend this signature event in style, but you will also receive many benefits while supporting a key feature of the community. The proceeds we raise from this event and its sponsorship directly benefit the Zoo. Many of the amazing, and award-winning projects at The Louisville Zoo would not be possible without key sponsors in our community.

Benefits of Sponsoring Zoofari 2024

You and your guests will receive tickets to the full event, including the unique cocktail hour only open to dinner guests and VIP sponsors. You will experience this after-hours, exclusive event at the zoo, and depending on your sponsorship commitment level you may receive:

  • Private 100 or 200 square foot VIP party suite with late night bites
  • VIP tent attendant server to bring you cocktails
  • Tickets to the exclusive invite-only “Cocktails and Conservation” event at the Zoo on September 12, 2024
  • Zoofari full program tickets
  • Zoofari Mix & Mingle party tickets
  • Louisville Zoo Family Fun Packs
  • Framed piece of animal art from the Louisville Zoo
  • Complimentary use of the Treetops or the Outpost Board Room
  • Behind the Scenes Tour certificate
  • Premium table placement at event
  • Premium VIP tent placement at event
  • Logo recognition on VIP suite, website, Zoofari print and digital advertising,
  • Personalized social media advertising
  • Onsite event banners
  • Event programs
  • Zoofari celebration banner on Zoo’s main plaza during July 2024,
  • Table signage
  • Acknowledgement in the Trunkline (zoo quarterly magazine)

Please note that the above benefits are not available at all sponsorship levels. To learn more about what your specific sponsorship level provides, please contact us or email

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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