Audubon Zoo will be closed on Friday, May 4, 2018 to prepare for Whitney Zoo-To-Do.

Q: What should I wear?
A: The Dress Code for the evening is black tie or white linen suit for men and cocktail attire for women.

Q: Are food and drink included in my ticket price?

A: Yes! This event offers more than 70 famous New Orleans restaurants and more than 30 cocktail bars. Your ticket also includes all live entertainment! The Whitney Zoo-To-Do Restaurant Guide offers maps, restaurant and beverage listings!

Q: Where can I park?

A: Parking is free and available in the Audubon Zoo parking lot.

Q: Can I bring young children?
A: This is an adults-only event; babies and children will not be admitted. Louisiana law prohibits the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by any person under the age of 21 unless accompanied by his or her parent or spouse over the age of 21.

Q: How do I become a Sponsor or Patron?
A: 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..

Q: I have more questions, who can help?
A: For more information, please contact the Zoo-To-Do Office at (504) 861-6160 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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A Zoopendous Thanks to our 2017 Restaurants!
The amazing variety of food and beverages will please even the most discerning palate. Every year, more than 70 famous New Orleans restaurants offer rich samplings of local and international cuisine. View the restaurant list in alphabetical order below or follow the button to view the Whitney Zoo-To-Do Restaurant Guide complete with maps and beverage listings!

Restaurant Guide

Annadele's Plantation Restaurant
Antoine's Restaurant
Audubon Catering
Bakers Dozen
The Bayou Burger & Sports Company
B.B. King's Blues Club
Benedict's Plantation
Bon Ton Café
Bravo! Cucina Italiana
Byblos Restaurants
Café Bars
Cafe Sbisa
Casablanca Moroccan & Middle Eastern
Clancy's Restaurant
The Clubhouse at Audubon Park
The Columns Hotel
The Court of Two Sisters
Creole Creamery
Crêpes à la Cart
Crescent City Brewhouse
Custom Catering
The Halal Guys
Haydel's Bakery
House of Blues New Orleans
Langenstein's Supermarkets
Love, Cookie
Loyola Dining Services by Sodexo
Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant
Mahony's Po-Boys and Seafood
Ma Momma's house of Cornbread, Chicken & Waffles
The Melting Pot
Mulate's. the Original Cajun Restaurant 
New Orleans Ice Cream Company
The New Orleans School of Cooking
Nirvana/Taj Mahal/Rendezvous
P.F. Chang's
Quintin's Ice Cream
Ralph Brennan Catering and Events
Reginelli's Pizzeria
Riccobono's Peppermill 
Royal House
Sassy NOLA Cake Truffles
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Slice Pizzeria
Superior Seafood
Swiss Confectionery 
Sysco Food Services of New Orleans
Ted Brennan's Decatur
TGI Fridays
Vincent's Italian Cuisine
VooDoo BBQ & Grill
Whole Foods Market

If you are interested in becoming a Featured Restaurant, please call (504) 861-5107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A Zoopendous Thanks to our 2017 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
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
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 call (504) 861-5107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A Zoopendous Thanks to our 2017 Entertainment!
Since 1972, the hallmark of Whitney Zoo-To-Do has been show-stopping musical talent. Throughout our history, we have featured a number of award winning artists, such as The Temptations, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and The Village People.

Headline Entertainment: Jessie's Girls

Featured Entertainment
Mem Shannon and the Roadmasters

Cooper Plaza Entertainment
Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns

Front Gate Entertainment
Julio Y Cesar

A Zoopendous Thanks to our Generous 2017 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
Katherine and Bob Boh
Virginia Boulet and Alvin R. Albe, Jr.
The Bright Family
Burnett & Company, Inc./QBE
Cox Communications
Cherise and Bart Farris
First NBC Bank
Harvey Gulf International Marine
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
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 call (504) 861-5107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..