Banana Ball

Banana Ball is the single largest fundraiser that contributes to the Zoo’s capital campaign. Join us for an evening that includes nighttime tours, open bar, food, live music, dancing, a special presentation by our very special guest, Jack Hanna, and much more. This year we are celebrating the Zoo’s 80th Birthday! Banana Ball is a 21-years and older event.

Note: The Zoo will close at 4pm on October 14th in preparation for the Banana Ball.

Admission includes
  • A presentation by Jack Hanna
  • Access to the Zoo
  • Open bar
  • Food
  • Cigar bar
  • Live entertainment by Surround Sound Band
  • “Up close” animal encounters
  • Opportunities to "Adopt" your favorite animals
 Event Timeline:
  • 5pm Gates Open with music, bar, and hors d'oeuvres
  • 6pm Jack Hanna Presents
  • 7pm Dinner is served and animal adoptions are open
  • 8pm Live music begins 
  • 11pm Evening concludes 

ticket information

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