Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts

Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts

Save the Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020

Zoobilee! - Feast with the Beasts, 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.

2019 Photo Album

In 2019 Zoobilee raised more than $230,000 for the Zoo’s conservation and education programs. With your support, 2020 will be the best year ever!

Event Details & Pricing
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**

Coming Soon!

*Please note: Zoo Members receive a $25 discount off each general admission ticket (limit 2 at the member rate). The discount will automatically apply at the end of your purchase.

**To purchase VIP admission packages, please call Erin McKenney at (401) 785-3510 ext. 371.

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

2020 Restaurant List (as of January 30, 2020)












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 2019! The musicians of World Premier Band incorporate the music of the 90's with today's sound delighting audiences of all ages. 

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 Coming 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:

Conservation Champion:

Environmental Superstar:

Janci Foundation

Education Advocate:

Sophie Danforth
NESCTC Security Agency LLC
Rhode Island Monthly
WPRI 12 & Fox Providence

Maribeth, Abby, & Sam Williamson

Wildlife Protector:

Susan Aguiar
Bank Rhode Island
Coventry Lumber

DCI Construction, Inc.
Dimeo Construction Company

First Hartford Realty Corp.
Patrick Lebeau & Meghan Rawson-Lebeau
Jonathan & Maya Nelson

Phenix & Coventry Home Care
Saccoccio & Associate Architects
Cyndie & Jonathan Seely
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance

United Natural Foods, Inc.
Water Rower

Animal Defender:

Cape Cod Ice
Coastline Trust Co.
The Compost Plant
Domenic & Sandra Coletta
Deal Electric LLC
The Stocio / FIRSTED Foundation
Barry & Sandy Gertz
Massage Envy
Frank and Liz Mauran
Miles River Direct
Janes S. Nelson
Patridge Snow & Hahn LLP
Tarbox Toyota
Textron, Inc.
The Washington Trust Company

Zero Waste Crusader:

Nancy J. Allen
The Angell Pension Group, Inc
Rebecca Aubin
Bentley Builders LLC.
Big Blue Bug Solutions
Bill Lizotte Architectual Glass & Aluminum, Inc.
Beth & Fred Bock
Sarah Denby
James Streel
Meg Ferguson
Jennifer & Brett Foster
Gilbane Building Company
The Hilb Group of New England
Lahlaf Geotechnical Consulting Inc.
McAdams Charitable Foundation, Mr. & Mrs. Norman McCulloch
National Security Fire Alarms Systems
Navigant Credit Union
New England Fence Company
NorthEastern Consulting
Donna M. Ottaviano, Ed. D., East Bay Educational Collaborative
Piccerelli Gilstein & Company, LLP
Pier Fish
Karen & Steven Prest
SDS Disposal, Inc.
Spirol International Corporation
Twin River Casino
Warwick Mall
David & Jill Wolff

Committee Members:

Patrick LeBeau – Chair
Nancy Allen
Sara Beatrice
Jaqueline Boyd
Doug Caniglia
Kathy Ciszewski
Brooke Fairman
Jennifer Foster
Jeremy Goodman
Elizabeth Grover
Kathy Haronian
Judy Lockard
Erin McKenney
Byron McMasters
Mary Searle
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:

Want to Change the World? Review these tips to helps us "green" Zoobilee!

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, general admission 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!