Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts

Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Zoobilee! - Feast with the Beasts, presented by Alex and Ani, is the Zoo's largest single-night fundraiser featuring fine fare from dozens of the area's best restaurants and caterers. Enjoy fabulous entertainment including live music and dancing, and other fun surprises! This is an adults-only evening event (21+). Your ticket includes all food tastings. Hydration stations and cash bars available.

Tickets go on-sale early May 2019

In 2018 Zoobilee raised more than $250,000 for the Zoo’s conservation and education programs. With your support, 2019 will be the best year ever!

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The wildest time you'll ever have supporting a good cause!

7 PM General Admission (1 ticket).....$125.00*

6 PM VIP Admission and recognition in Program (2 tickets).....$500.00

6 PM VIP Admission and recognition in Program (4 tickets).....$1,000.00

Tickets go on-sale early May 2019

*Please note: Zoo Members receive a $25 discount off each ticket (limit 2 at the member rate). To receive your discount, call Erin at (401) 941-3910 ext. 453.

BITE - dozens of the area's best restaurants, caterers and bars

2019 Restaurant List (as of March 11, 2019)
















Please Note: The restaurants are regularly updated, and might change before the event.

BOOGIE - lineup packed with live music, and so many exciting and unexpected surprises

2019 Entertainment Lineup

World Premier Band returns to headline Zoobilee 2018! The musicians of World Premier Band incorporate the music of the 90's with today's sound delighting audiences of all ages. 


Warming up the crowd will be Farm Dog, a local classic rock cover band featuring some of the Zoo’s very own staff!


Live meet-and-greets with some of the Zoo's own education animals!

Wine and Beer Bottle Bazaar, featuring delectable wines and craft beers paired with great prizes. Purchase a bottle of wine or 6-pack of beer for $30, and attached you will find a gift certificate of $25 or more (most are worth more!) for local restaurants, tickets to local attractions, spa treatments and more. Buy a bottle or two and enjoy!

BID and support the work of Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Our online auction features a wide variety of items and experiences for everyone! Check out unique items that take you behind the scenes at the Zoo, put you in touch with some great sports memorabilia and even give you the opportunity to get away from it ALL! Everyone is sure to find something at this year’s auction.

Online Auction goes live May 2019 - check back soon!

PARTY ANIMALS - Thank You to our generous sponsors and committee members!

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors and committee members who help to make Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts not only possible, but a wild fundraising success!

2019 Presenting Sponsor:

Elephant Entourage:

Leopard League:

Janci Foundation
Tandem Designworks

Bison Brigade:

Sophie F. Danforth

Maribeth, Abby & Sam Williamson
NESCTC Security Agency LLC
WPRI 12 & Fox Providence

Kangaroo Crew:

Abbott-Action, Inc.
A.B. Munroe Dairy
Susan Aguiar
Bank of America
Bank of Rhode Island
The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company
Bentley Builders LLC
Sandy & Domenic Coletta
Coventry Lumber
DCI Construction Company
Dimeo Construction Company
First Hartford Realty Corporation
Jonathan M. Nelson
Pawtucket Credit Union
Phenix & Coventry Home Care
Skurka Construction Inc.
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance
Yoder & Tidwell, Ltd.

Gibbon Gang:

Ellen and Mark Borreliz
Cape Cod Ice
Coastline Trust Co.
Ivory Ella
Barry and Sandy Gertz
Massage Envy Spa
Frank and Liz Mauran
Meridian Printing
Miles Direct
New England Fence Company
Jane S. Nelson
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP
Patrick LeBeau and Meghan Rawson
Swarovski North America, Ltd.
The Robert F. Stoico/FIRSTFED Charitable Foundation
Tarbox Toyota
The Washington Trust Company

Porcupine Posse:

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Nancy J. Allen
The Angell Pension Group, Inc.
Bill Lizotte Architectural Glass & Aluminum, Inc.
David Carlson and Tammie Griffin
The Chemical Company
Deal Electric
Duffy & Sweeny, Ltd.
Meg Ferguson
Jennifer and Brett Foster
Gilbane Building Company
Dr. Jeremy and Marina Goodman
The Hilb Group of New England, Kevin and Lori Lovett
Melito Construction Corporation
Navigant Credit Union
National Security Fire Alarm Systems
Donna Ottaviano, Ed.D., East Bay Educational Collaberative
Ron and Joanne Patalano
Piccerelli, Gilstein & Co., LLP
Pier Fish
Power Home Remodeling
Karen and Stephen Prest
Rhode Island Chiropractic Pain Control Clinic Inc.
SDS Disposal, Inc.
Spirol International
Twin River Casino

Committee Members:

Nancy Allen
Sara Beatrice
Douglas Caniglia
Katharine Ciszewski
Michael Colabella
Bob Conrad
Jacqueline Daly
Brooke Fairman
Jennifer Foster
Jeremy Goodman, DVM
Elizabeth Grover
Kathy Haronian
Patrick T. Lebeau
Debra LeClerc
Judy Lockard
Erin McKenney
Byron M. McMasters
Dave Oberlander
Mary Searle
Sara Whitney
Patrick Wholey

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?
Contact Judy Lockard at Jlockard@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 318.

Interested in joining us as a food or beverage provider?
Secure your spot at Zoobilee by contacting our Restaurant coordinator.
Event Participants must submit the following 4 weeks prior to Zoobilee:

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Promote your business by donating a gift certificate to the Zoobilee raffle/auction.
Some friendly day-of-event reminders:
  • VIP ticket holders will be admitted at 6:00 PM. All others will be allowed entry at 7:00 PM
  • Photo ID is required for entry.
  • No one under the age of 21 will be allowed, no exceptions.
  • Promotional photos and video will be taken at the event and, by attending, you grant permission for your likeness to be used.
  • We reserve the right to check all bags. Backpacks are not allowed.
  • Hydration stations will be available.
  • Tickets are non-refundable. Event is rain or shine.
  • Please remember to HAVE FUN!