2023 Zoobilation Gala

Join us for our biggest fundraising night of the year! Enjoy outstanding food, wine and spirits tastings, animal enrichment demonstrations, and more.

Join us for the Seneca Park Zoo Society’s 34th Annual Zoobilation gala on Saturday, June 3, 2023!

Join us in celebrating Seneca Park Zoo with our biggest fundraising night of the year! Sip and savor local vendors as your walk through our Tasting Trail, enjoy animal enrichment demonstrations, and learn how you can connect, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places.

Seneca Park Zoo Society’s 34th Annual Zoobilation gala on Saturday, June 3, 2023.

A night of discovery! We are thrilled to host Zoobilation at Seneca Park Zoo, where we offer a truly unique evening outdoors uplifting the success of our education and conservation programs. Explore zoo grounds as you enjoy food and drink tastings from our local partners on the Tasting Trail, learn something new with an animal encounter and enrichment demonstration, and bid on amazing silent and live auction items.

Ways to Support

Auction Donations

Each year, hundreds of businesses and individuals in our community support Zoobilation by donating unique experiences, gift certificates, tickets, and exciting items for our silent and Live Auction. These donations are vital to the event’s success!

If you would like to donate to this year’s auctions, please complete the form by clicking the button below.

Live and Silent Auctions

During the event, guests will have the opportunity to bid on amazing live auction items, and special ‘Super Silent’ auction items. The popular silent auction is hosted online and available to those who want to peruse and bid! Everything from gift certificates and exclusive getaways to weekend excursions or dinner at a favorite restaurant, there is something for everyone. The Zoobilation silent auction is open for bidding on Monday, May 22 at 9 a.m. and closes on June 3 at midnight!  

All bidding for our auctions will take place using your mobile device.  For information on how to register to bid, and the bidding process, click here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Seneca Park Zoo is committed to being a benefactor of a better world while empowering action for sustainable living and species survival. With your support we can continue to connect with, care for and conserve wildlife and wild places. 

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Angela Giuseppetti, Special Events Manager at [email protected] or 585.295.7388.

Become a Zoobilation Volunteer

It takes many hearts to make this event a success and we would love your support! If you would like to lend your time and talents to us, please complete the below volunteer form.

We wouldn’t be here without the help and support of our wonderful community – thank you!

If you are interested in sponsoring this event or have questions about this event, contact: Angela Giuseppetti, Special Events Manager, at [email protected] or 585.295.7388.  

Please note, all guests must be 21 yrs or older to attend.

Support our largest fundraiser of the year!

Join us as we demonstrate the successes of our many programs that encourage our community to connect with, care for and conserve wildlife and wild places.

Every day is a great day to visit the Zoo. Experience life on the wild side, enjoy up-close animal interactions and support global conservation efforts—right here at the Zoo. Reserve your tickets now for quick and easy entry, and enjoy more time connecting with wildlife.

April 1 through October 31

Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. for our Zoo members.
Open all year long. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.