Bars

The amazing variety of food and beverages is sure to please even the most discerning palate. Every year, more than 40 specialty and full service cocktail bars to entice you with classic libations and creative concoctions.

Audubon Catering
Backspace Bar and Kitchen
Barcadia
Bayou Teche Brewing Company
Bourbon Heat
Brady's Wine Warehouse
Bruno's Tavern
The Bulldog Uptown
Cat's Meow
Cool Brew Coffee
Crescent City Brewhouse
Eiffel Society
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Le Bon Temps Roule
Monkey Hill Bar
NOLA Brewing Company
Nola Snow Snowballs
Parlay's
Rick's Saloon
Roman Candy Rum
Second Line Brewing
Sneaky Pete's
Society Page Lounge
Superior Bar & Grill
TGI Fridays  
Winston's Pub & Patio

If you are interested in becoming a Featured Bar, please contact Victoria Amaro at (504) 212-5490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Tickets

Spend a memorable evening at the 2017 Whitney Zoo-To-Do, Audubon Zoo's signature fundraising event celebrating its 40th year. Your ticket purchase includes live entertainment, premium cocktails and delicious cuisine from local restaurants. Tickets will go on sale closer to the event so please watch this page ticket purchasing opportunities!

Sponsor Tickets
7:00 p.m. - Midnight (Audubon Tea Room, Garden Tent, Patron Lounge and Patio)

  • $12,500 Leader of the Pack Sponsor
    Admits 30 with reserved seating for ten inside Audubon Tea Room; 6 reserved parking passes
  • $7,500 Jazzy Jaguar Sponsor
    Admits 22 with reserved seating for eight inside Audubon Tea Room; 4 reserved parking passes
  • $5,000 Magical Mayan Sponsor
    Admits 18 with reserved seating for six in Audubon Tea Room Garden; 2 reserved parking passes
  • $3,000 Inspiring Iguana Sponsor — Admits 12
  • $1,650 Swinging Spider Monkey Sponsor —  Admits 6

Patron Tickets
7:00 p.m. - Midnight (Patron Lounge and Patio)

  • $550 Funky Frog Patron — Admits 2
  • $450 Boogie-Down Bats Junior Patron — Admits 2 (Ages 21-35)
  • $275 Magnificent Macaw Patron Ticket — Admits 1
  • $225 Adventurous Anteater Young Patron Ticket — Admits 1 (Ages 21-35)

Gala Tickets
8:00 p.m. - Midnight (Audubon Zoo Grounds)
The Early Bird Discount for Audubon Members expires midnight April 1, 2017.

  • $85 Early Bird Young Member (Ages 21-35) — expires midnight April 1, 2017. Admits 1. Limit two tickets. Non-transferable.
  • $130 Early Bird Member — expires midnight, April 1, 2017. Admits 1. Limit four tickets. Non-transferable.
  • $110 Young Audubon Member (Ages 21-35) — Admits 1. Limit two tickets. Non-transferable.
  • $155 Audubon Member — Admits 1. Non-transferable.
  • $175 Individual (Non-Audubon Member) — Admits 1

Limited Reservations. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are not sold at the gate. No refunds.
 

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Sponsors

A Zoopendous Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!

Title Sponsor

Headline Entertainment Sponsor

Promotional Media Sponsor

Luxury Vehicle Raffle Sponsor

Official Water Sponsor

Leader of the Pack Sponsors
Elizabeth A. Boh
Mr. and Mrs. George Rives Cary III / Mr. and Mrs. Prentiss Clement Havens
Kevin Clifford and Michele Reynoir 
Dathel and John Georges
Goldring Family Foundation
The Kavanagh Foundation
Caroline and Bo Reily
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin B. Tiller / Mr. and Mrs. Brandon N. Berger / The Berger Family
Kathleen and Terry White
Virginia and Michael White

Jazzy Jaguar Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Conwill Family Foundation/Seaport Global Securities 
Gustaf W. McIlhenny Foundation
Jerome S. Glazer Foundation
Magnolia Wealth Strategies
The New Orleans Advocate
Postlethwaite & Netterville
Smoothie King Franchise, Inc.

Magical Mayan Sponsor
AECOM
Katherine and Bob Boh
Virginia Boulet and Alvin R. Albe, Jr.
The Bright Family
Burnett & Company, Inc./QBE
Chevron
Cox Communications
Cherise and Bart Farris
First NBC Bank
Harvey Gulf International Marine
IBERIABANK
Jones Walker LLP
Nell and Sorrell Lanier
Latter & Blum Realtors
Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry
The Lupin Foundation
New Orleans Saints
Ochsner Health System
Pan-American Life Insurance Group
Kitty and Stephen Sherrill
Trader Joe's
Vanir Construction Management 
Dr. Randall M. Wilk

Inspiring Iguana Sponsor
Bellwether Technology Corporation
Boh Bros. Construction Co., LLC
Patricia and Vernon Brinson
Caroline and Murray Calhoun
Centric Gulf Coast, Inc.
Jean and Peter Coleman
Entergy New Orleans. Inc.
Judy and Louis Freeman
Jill and Avie Glazer
Linda and Gordon Kolb 
Mr. and Mrs. N. Price Lanier
Olivia and Archie Manning
MCC Real Estate - Jaeger Offices 
Morphy, Makofsky, Inc.
New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau 
Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery
Valero Energy Foundation
Zemurray Foundation

Swinging Spider Monkey Sponsors
Acadian Ambulance Service
Mr. and Mrs. Byron A. Adams, Jr.
Anonymous Donor
Stephanie and David Barksdale
Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Bayou Tree Service
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Becker
Margaret and Ken Beer
Bridget and Bobby Bories
Bryan Subaru
Caesars Foundation/ Harrah's New Orleans
Anne and Win Chadwick
Penny and Jim Coulter
Crescent Capital Consulting
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Delesdernier IV 
Mr. Brooke H. Duncan
Carmen and Kelly Duncan
Karen and Brooke Duncan III
R. Foster Duncan Family
Deborah Augustine Elam and Cary Grant
Equitas Capital Advisors
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Favret, Demarest, Russo, Lutkewitte & Schaumburg
Mrs. H. Mortimer Favrot, Jr.
Fisherman Haygood, LLP
Courtney and Louis Freeman, Jr. 
Gardner Wade DDS, LLC
Drs. Leslie and Brad Gottsegen
Anne and Bill Grace
Jeannie and Jubi Hillery
Maureen and Whit Huguley
Dr. Michael W. Johnson and Ms. Victoria M. de Lisle
Kay and Bobby Kerrigan
Holt and Gordon Kolb, Jr. 
Dr. and Mrs. William R. Ladd
Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries
Elly and Merritt Lane
LaPorte CPAs
James Long
Louisiana Lottery Corporation
Britta and Everard Marks
Marrero Land & Improvement Association, Limited
Monique and Bob McCleskey
The McEnery Company
Linda and Michael Miller
Helena Moreno and Chris Meeks
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Muller
Thomas O'Keefe
Stacy and Jim Pellerin
Celeste and Joe Rault 
Pixie and Jimmy Reiss
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Rowan, Jr.
Sholas Medical Consulting, LLC
Southern Orthopaedic Specialists 
Susu and Andrew Stall
State Bank & Trust Company
Jennifer and John Steck
Sygnvs Integrated Solutions
Dr. Charles C. Teamer, Sr.
Beth and Steve Tope
Mr. and Mrs. Eli W. Tullis
TurningPoint Foundation 
David, Kathy and Kelly Waltermath
Linda and Tommy Westfeldt
Elizabeth and Gordon Wogan
The Wood and Ham Families
Trisha and Jeff Young

If you would like to be a Sponsor or Patron, please contact Megan Beer Eustis, Development Officer, at (504) 212-5374 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Sponsor Benefits

Whitney Zoo-To-Do Exclusive Sponsor Benefits
Early and exclusive admittance to the air-conditioned Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room, Garden Tent, Patron Lounge & Patio throughout the event with upscale cocktail bars and delectable cuisine. Sponsors are also recognized on printed materials including event invitation, event program, event web page, Sponsor and Patron welcome signage at entrance to event, Audubon Nature Institute’s Annual Report and Audubon Zoo’s annual donor wall. Wonderful opportunity to network with 3,000 influential Sponsors and Patrons.

$12,500 Leader of the Pack Lead Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:

  • Thirty Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*
  • One reserved table with seating for ten inside the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room
  • Six reserved parking passes
  • Logo recognition on reserved table, event program, Sponsor/Patron welcome signage and Audubon Nature Institute website
  • Twenty-four Audubon Nature Institute Facility Passes (expire December 2017)

$7,500 Jazzy Jaguar Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:

  • Twenty-two Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*
  • One reserved table with seating for eight inside the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room
  • Four reserved parking passes

$5,000 Magical Mayan Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:

  • Eighteen Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*
  • One reserved table with seating for six inside the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room Garden Tent
  • Two reserved parking passes

$3,000 Inspiring Iguana Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus Twelve Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*

$1,650 Swinging Spider Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus Six Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*


Whitney Zoo-To-Do Exclusive Patron Benefits
Patrons will enjoy early admittance to the event with access to the air-conditioned Patron Lounge where hand-crafted libations, including the official Whitney Zoo-To-Do "signature cocktail" will be served alongside delectable cuisine from some of New Orleans' finest restaurants. Patrons will also enjoy comfortable lounge seating, as well as access to an expanded Patron Patio with a private view of the main stage. Patrons are also recognized on printed materials, including event invitation, event program, Sponsor and Patron welcome signage at entrance to event, Audubon Nature Institute’s Annual Report and Audubon Zoo’s annual donor wall. Opportunity to network with 3,000 influential Sponsors and Patrons.

$550 Funky Frog Patron
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus Two Patron level tickets*

$450 Boogie-Down Bats Junior Patron (Ages 21-35)
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus Two Patron level tickets*

$275 Magnificent Macaw Single Patron Ticket
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus One Patron level ticket*

$225 Adventurous Anteater Young Single Patron Ticket (Ages 21-35)
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus One Patron level ticket*

*Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level all access tickets will allow entry to the air-conditioned Audubon Tea Room, Garden Tent and Patron Lounge. Patron level tickets will allow entry to the air-conditioned Patron Lounge and the Patron Patio, where Sponsors and Patrons can mingle while enjoying hand-crafted libations, delectable cuisine and a private view of the main stage.

If you would like to be a Sponsor or Patron, please contact Megan Beer Eustis, Development Officer, at (504) 212-5374 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

According to IRS guidelines, only contributions over the value of dining and entertainment are tax-deductible. For all Sponsor and Patron categories, the non-deductible value is $60/ticket. Thank you for your support.

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Silent Auction

The online auction is now live and features staycations, dining experiences, jewelry and more!

View the items and place your bids online today:

  • We've made registration, bidding and checkout easy. Everything can be done from your smart phone!
  • You can bid from your computer, smart phone, or tablet prior to, during and after the event.
  • If you don't have a smartphone or tablet to bring to the event, we've got you covered! We'll have attendants with iPads at each auction board helping you make your bids throughout the event.
  • Both boards will close on Sunday, May 7. Board A will close at 8:00pm CST and Board B will close at 8:30pm CST.
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Online Auction

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