Audubon Supper Club:
Dine with the Elephants

April's Supper Club celebrates Audubon Zoo’s elephants.

WHEN
CANCELLED
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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WHERE
Audubon Zoo
Cooper Plaza/Asian Domain

EVENT DETAILS
Experience an exclusive meet-and-greet with Audubon animal care staff and learn about the Zoo’s three female elephants: Jean, Surapa, and Jothi. Following the tour, enjoy a four-course dinner served in the Zoo’s iconic Cooper Plaza, around the breathtaking bronze elephant fountain.


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The element of the unknown extends beyond the wild venues – dinner companions can also be a surprise. Audubon Supper Club features assigned group seatings, encouraging a social opportunity to network and meet new people. Or in typical New Orleans fashion, run into friends you haven’t seen in a while!

A ticket to the Supper Club supports Audubon’s conservation efforts from fighting extinction across the globe preserving our local ecosystem.

  • Seating is extremely limited. Advanced purchase is required, and this event will sell out.
  • You must be at least 21 years old to attend this event.
  • Should you be unable to attend, please consider your contribution a donation – there will be no refunds.
  • For questions regarding your order or the menu, please call (504) 212-5301 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Audubon Catering
Audubon Catering is proud to be a certified environmentally-friendly caterer, with recognition from the Green Restaurant Association. This prestigious award means that Audubon Catering meets the strict standards of the association, implementing a wide array of policies to increase environmental sustainability. Audubon recycles all leftovers, delivering food to our elephants at a rate of 40 pounds a day!


FAQs

Q: Can I purchase tickets at the door?
No, advance purchase is required for this event, and seating is limited.

Q: How can I receive the discounted ticket price?
Become an Audubon Nature Institute Member online or by calling (504) 861-5105 before you purchase your tickets. With an Audubon Membership, you’ll receive exclusive discounts on fun events like this as well as other great benefits and discounts throughout the year — it’s the wildest deal in town!

Q: Can I bring my kids?
No — this is an adults-only event, and you must be 21 years old or older to attend.

Q: Where can I park?
Guests are welcome to park in the Zoo’s public parking lot free of charge.

Q: Where should I go when I arrive at the Zoo?
Guests should proceed to the Zoo’s front gate, where they will check in and enter. 

Q: What time should I arrive?
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Elephant chat will begin at 6:15 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Q: What if I need to leave early?
If a guest should need to depart early, the Swamp Train will be available to bring them back to the front gate. 

Q: What time does the event end?
The event will end around 9:00 p.m.

Q: What should I wear?
The dress code for this event is dressy casual. The full event will be held outside, so please dress accordingly. 

Q: What are the seating arrangements?
Audubon Supper Club features assigned group seatings, encouraging a social opportunity to network and meet new people, or in typical New Orleans fashion, run into friends you haven’t seen in a while. If not everyone in your party is included in the same ticket purchase, please contact us at (504) 229-0561 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before the dinner, and we’ll be happy to make sure your entire party is seated together.

Q: Will I get to see animals?
We will have animal care staff chats at the elephant habitat, however, the welfare of the animals in our care is our top priority, so it’s always up to them if they’d prefer to be in their night house or not to participate in training or guest interactions. For this reason, we never guarantee animal encounters. We appreciate your understanding!

Q: Will there be a vegetarian option? What should I do if I have strict dietary allergy?
There will be a vegetarian menu available upon request. If you have an allergy, please contact us at (504) 229-0561 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before the dinner.

Q: What happens if there’s bad weather the night of the dinner?
In the event that the dinner cannot proceed as scheduled because of inclement weather, guests will be offered the option of using their ticket at a future dinner or receiving a refund.

Q: I bought a ticket but am unable to attend. Will I receive a refund?
Ticket purchases are transferrable, but not refundable, so if you aren’t able to attend, please consider your purchase a contribution to Audubon Nature Institute’s mission. This is a sell-out event, so if you know you will not be able to attend, please let us know at (504) 229-0561 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can make those seats available to someone else who would like to attend.

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