ZooFari: Dine for Wildlife

Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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ZooFari: Dine for Wildlife

sponsored by GEICO
ZooFari is on! Don’t miss your chance to have your "Singing in the Rain" moment at the Zoo! Come splash around at ZooFari, tonight from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Guests will receive a free poncho, and Big Bus shuttles will be operating between the Woodley Park metro station and the Zoo starting at 5:30 p.m.

ZooFari is a premier culinary event featuring nearly 100 of the top Washington, D.C., restaurants and vintners—all in the wild setting of the Smithsonian's National Zoo. ZooFari is an evening of delicious food and fine wines, featuring unforgettable live entertainment from the chef that rocks, DJ Chef—champion of the Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen—renowned dance band DC Fusion, and classically trained violinist Ben Hoyt. Also, don't miss the exotic animal encounters, food sculptors, and a silent auction featuring exclusive paintings made by D.C.'s famous panda family Mei Xiang, Tian Tian, and Bei Bei. Best of all, ZooFari proceeds support the Zoo's mission to save species!

Tickets go on sale for Friends of the National Zoo members on April 5, and non-members April 12. Join now to receive early access to purchase tickets, ticket discounts, and more!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Special Thanks

Willow Run Greenhouse Corporation for their generous contribution of plants