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Join FONZ for the Bye Bye, Bei Bei Member Event

  • Bye Bye Bei Bei

On Nov. 19, the Smithsonian's National Zoo's 4-year-old giant panda Bei Bei will leave for China, as part of the Zoo's cooperative breeding program with the China Wildlife Conservation Association. At FONZ, we are planning to send him off in style — and our members are invited!

From 8-10 a.m. on Nov. 9, join FONZ for the Bye Bye, Bei Bei member event, sponsored by Panda Bath Tissue.

Members will get early access to Asia Trail. The event also includes:

  • Limited-edition Bye Bye, Bei Bei headband, stickers and buttons
  • Special enrichment for all three pandas
  • A Chinese calligraphy station
  • Complimentary cookies provided by Giant Food
  • An additional 10% discount on all merchandise
  • And more

The Zoo will be celebrating Bei Bei all week long leading up to his departure, with fun panda activities for the public every day from Nov. 11-18.

But only FONZ members will have access to the exclusive event on Saturday, Nov. 9. Registration is free but required. Sign up now!