A Zoopendous Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Tulane Pediatrics logo.

VIP Hospitality Tent Sponsor

Regions Bank logo.

There are great benefits to being a Sponsor or Patron. For more information, please call (504) 861-5374 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Exclusive Sponsor Benefits
Early admittance and all-night access to the private Regions Bank VIP Hospitality Tent, featuring upscale bars, delectable cuisine, and interactive children’s entertainment. Sponsors are recognized on printed materials, including event invitation, event program, welcome signage, Whitney Zoo-To-Do event program, and Audubon Nature Institute Donor Honor Roll.

$5,000 Regal Rafiki Area Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:
    • Sponsorship of the Zoo-To-Do Kids area of your choice (limited number available)
    • Exclusive logo and name recognition on banner displayed in your sponsored area
    • Logo and name recognition on the Patron Favor Bag
    • 20 VIP tickets
    • 1 reserved table with seating for 6 inside the VIP Hospitality Tent
    • 4 Zoo-To-Do Kids reserved parking permits
    • Logo and name recognition on event web page
    • 6 Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor tickets*
    • 2 Whitney Zoo-To-Do reserved parking permits
    • 15 Audubon Nature Institute facility passes (expire December 2018)

$2,500 Sensational Simba Sponsor
Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:
   
• Logo and name recognition on banner on the Main Stage
    • Logo and name recognition on Patron Favor Bag
    • 10 VIP tickets
    • 1 reserved table with seating for 4 on the VIP Hospitality Tent Lawn
    • 2 Zoo-To-Do Kids reserved parking permits
    • 4 Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor tickets*
    • 1 Whitney Zoo-To-Do reserved parking permit
    • 10 Audubon Nature Institute facility passes (expire December 2018)


Exclusive Patron Benefits
Early admittance and all-night access to the private Regions Bank VIP Hospitality Tent, featuring upscale bars, delectable cuisine and interactive children’s entertainment. Patrons are recognized on printed materials, including event invitation, event program, welcome signage, Whitney Zoo-To-Do event program, Audubon Nature Institute’s Donor Honor Roll.

$1,500 Nurturing Nala Patron
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus:
    • 8 VIP Tickets
    • 2 reserved parking permits
    • 4 Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron tickets**

$800 Terrific Timon Patron
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus:
   
 4 VIP tickets
    • 1 reserved parking permit
    • 2 Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron level tickets**

$400 Playful Pumbaa Patron
Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus:
    • 6 VIP tickets
    • 1 reserved parking permit

Whitney Zoo-To-Do
Friday, May 4, 2018 | Sponsor-Patron Party 7:00pm to midnight
*Sponsor tickets allow all-access to the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room and Garden, as well as the Patron Lounge and Patio.
** Patron tickets allow access to the Patron Lounge & Patio, where Sponsors and Patrons can mingle while enjoying a private view of the Main Stage.

If you would like to be a sponsor or patron, please call (504) 861-5374 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To be listed in the invitation, please reply by February 1, 2018.
To be listed in the program, please reply by April 10, 2018.

According to IRS guidelines, only contributions over the value of dining and entertainment are tax-deductible. The non-deductible value of Zoo-To-Do for Kids Sponsor and Patron tickets is $20/ticket. The non-deductible value of a Whitney Zoo-To-Do ticket is $60/ticket. Thank you for your support!


This is New Orleans’s premier benefit event for kids. Audubon Zoo is transformed into a magical playland filled with giant inflatables, live entertainment and complimentary food and libations to delight every palate. Tickets are on sale now!

Sponsor and Patron VIP Tickets
5:00pm - 9:00pm

  • $5,000 Regal Rafiki Area Sponsor
    Admits 20 with reserved seating / Also admits 6 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge and Sponsor Party* / 4 reserved Zoo-To-Do for Kids parking permits and 2 reserved Zoo-To-Do parking permits

  • $2,500 Sensational Simba Sponsor
    Admits 10 with reserved seating / Also admits 4 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge and Sponsor Party* / 2 reserved Zoo-To-Do for Kids parking permits and 1 reserved Zoo-To-Do parking permit

  • $1,500 Nurturing Nala Patron
    Admits 8 / Also admits 4 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge* / 2 reserved parking permits

  • $800 Terrific Timon Patron
    Admits 4 / Also admits 2 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge* / 1 reserved parking permit

  • $400 Playful Pumbaa Patron
     Admits 6 / 1 reserved parking permit

Early Admittance Tickets
5:00pm - 9:00pm
New Entry Time!

  • $40 Individual- Admits 1

General Admittance Tickets
6:00pm - 9:00pm
New Entry Time!

  • $25 Individual (Non-Member) - Admits 1
  • $20 Audubon Member - Admits 1

* Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level all access tickets will allow entry to the Audubon Tea Room and Garden as well as the Patron Lounge and Patio. Patron level tickets will allow access only to the Patron Lounge and Patio, where Sponsors and Patrons can mingle while enjoying a private view of the Main Stage. Whitney Zoo-To-Do will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 7:00pm until Midnight.

**All attendees one year of age or older must have a ticket and be accompanied by an adult. 

Visit the many stages throughout the event with live music and sing-along groups for the kids. There are also games, inflatables, crafts, magicians, face painters and more. Check this page often as we add our 2018 entertainment!

Main Stage Entertainment: The Super Stars

501st Legion
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Zoo
Baby Bump Maternity & Children's Boutique
Chuck E Cheese
Coastal Conservation Association - Louisiana
Coastal Wildlife Network
Culinary Kids
Debby Dillehay Dance Troupe
DiscoveryFEST Enrichment Program
Dr. Jazz
East Jefferson YMCA
Electric Girls
Fight Fat Forever, Inc.
Fun Services, Inc.
Guitar Center Lessons
Jefferson Parish Parks & Recreation
Kindermusik with Madeline
Launch Model and Talent
Le Jouet, Inc
Louisiana Fire Soccer Club
LSUHSC Department of Clinical Rehabilitation & Counseling
Macaroni Kid New Orleans
Metairie Park Country Day School
Muggivan School of Irish Dance
New Orleans Baby Cakes
New Orleans Public Library
nola baby & family magazine
Ochsner Health System - The CHOP Program
Popnoggins Singing Videos
Porta-Puppet Players
Southern Orthopaedic Specialists
Super Stars Events & Promotions
The Home Depot District #4
The Sleepy Animals, LLC
The Swamp Kids, LLC
Travel Central
Triumph Krav Maga
Tulane Cheerleading
Waldorf School of New Orleans
Ween Dream
Wild Thing Kids Triathlon at Audubon Zoo
WTUL 91.5 FM with Uncle Chris and Liz E
Young Rembrandts of Southeast Louisiana

If you would like to be a Featured Entertainer at this event, please call (504) 861-5107 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Audubon Zoo will close at 1:00pm on Friday, April 27, 2018 to prepare for Zoo-To-Do for Kids.

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

A: Yes! Cuisine from more than forty local restaurants, quick kid-friendly snacks and drinks for the kids are included in the ticket price.

Q: Does my child need a ticket?
A: All attendees one year of age or older must have a ticket and be accompanied by an adult. 

Q: Where can I park?

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

Q: What happens if it rains?

A: The party goes on! This is a rain or shine event.

Q: How do I become a Sponsor or Patron?
A: Please call (504) 861-5374 or email 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) 861-5107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

By attending this event you consent to Audubon Nature Institute's Photography Policy.

2018 Restaurants
Zoo-To-Do for Kids features cuisine from local restaurants and quick kid-friendly snacks that will please both children and adults. More than forty local restaurants attend the event with their generously donated dishes, sure to delight every appetite!

Audubon Catering
Audubon Concessions
Bakers Dozen
Biscuits & Buns on Banks
CoolBrew Coffee by New Orleans Coffee Company
Crêpes à la Cart
Custom Catering
Cypress Catering
Dorignac's Catering
Five Happiness
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Leidenheimer Baking Company
Liberty's Kitchen
Love, Cookie
Milo's Tea Company
New Orleans Ice Cream Company
Quintin's Natural Ice Cream + Sorbet
Seed
Snow Wonder
Southern Hospitality Catering
The Halal Guys
The ICEE Company
Williams Seafood and PoBoy
Zapp's Potato Chips

The VIP Hospitality Tent will have upscale cuisine and beverages provided by Audubon Catering.

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