Did You Know?
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
Reservations are open (no tickets this year) for your party, at our party. Get on the guest list today by clicking the links below, or call 517-342-2717. Support your zoo, and have a great time doing it! This event is 21 and over. All food and two drink tickets are included with each reservation!
Dress is creative black tie, and we do mean creative. In the past our attendees have worn animal ears, tails, and of course animal patterned clothing and accessories.
The red carpet reception starts at 6:30 and will feature beverages from Uncle Johns Fruithouse Winery.
*PLEASE NOTE: The zoo will close at noon on Saturday, September 8 for Big Zoo Party set-up.
Online reservations are now closed - Admission will still be available at the gate starting at 6:30.
|Dusty’s Cellar||Burgdorf’s Winery|
|King of the Grill||Westside Beer|
|Grumpy’s Diner||Dan Henry Distributing|
|Gilbert & Blake’s||Mitchell's Fish Market|
|Pizza House||Bake N' Cakes|
|Massages by Creative Wellness||Paradise Band|
|Tarot readings from Triple Goddess||Hot Club of Lansing|
|Cirque Style Performers from Bacchanal Promotions||The Tenants|
|Special guest celebrity docents|
The live auction begins at 9:15pm and will feature the following items:
-Wild Game Dinner: A gourmet 7-course meal for 8 people
-Enrichment Experience: Create and deliver enrichment, tour and dinner for 5 people
-Sweetheart Tour: Special animal enrichment and private tour for 2 people
-An Evening in Wonderland: Tour, dinner and dessert during Wonderland of Lights for 5 people
-Night at the Zoo: Sleepover, BBQ dinner and fireside s'mores for 20 people
-Lion Sponsorship: Framed photo, plaque with donor's name and tour
-Tiger Sponsorship: Framed photo, plaque with donor's name and tour
-Rhinoceros Sponsorship: Framed photo, plaque with donor's name and tour
-Penguin Sponsorship: Framed photo, plaque with donor's name and tour
-Otter Sponsorship: Framed photo, plaque with donor's name and tour
All proceeds benefit Potter Park Zoo's commitment to conservation and education. Thank you for supporting your zoo! Payment in excess of $25.00 is tax deductible as allowed by law.