Zoofari 2018

WANTED!  People who want to have some fun!  All you buckaroos are invited to the biggest fundraiser of the year, Zoofari 2018 on Saturday, October 6th from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Boot scoot your way on over and support the Zoo while enjoying great food, auctions and music.  Every bid supports the Zoo: Proceeds from Zoofari will go towards the creation of new dynamic exhibits and supports our mission for education, conservation and research. Zoofari 2018 is your chance to enjoy scrumptious food, live music and auctions, while supporting a worthy cause.

Zoofari 2018 will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with the cocktail reception and silent auction, during which guests can sip on a cocktail while they preview and bid on auction items. Dinner, catered by Gourmet Central by Cel, will begin at 7:30 p.m. with wine courtesy of Jones Liquor. The live auction, beginning at 8:00 p.m., will include various unique treasures.

Buy your ticket today on our Give Smart event page!

A Special thanks to all the Zoofari 2018 Underwriters for helping to make this event possible.

Troop of Gorillas

Matt & Patty Gorges


Pride of Lions

Earl C. Sams Foundation

Barbara J. Kruger

Russell Family Trust


Dazzle of Zebras


Bob & Patty Duncan

Paula J. Smith

Brownsville Public Utilities Board

Gladys Porter Zoo Docent Council


Flamboyance of Flamingoes

Tipton Ford Motors, Inc.

L & F Distributors, Inc., LaMantia Family

Tipotex Chevrolet, Inc.

First Community Bank

Dr. Phil and Karen Hunke


Quiver of Cobras

Vantage Bank Texas

Loring Cook Foundation

Cardenas Mercedes-Benz

Rio Bank

Wilda F. DuBose

Uhlhorn Family Partnership/Rio Grande Equipment Co.

Melinda & Johnny Wright

Port of Brownsville

Dr. Max Harris

Frost Bank

Stephen & Suzanne Shepard

North Park Plaza Shopping Center

Rey & Trudy Garza

Bob and Mary Carey

Dr. Pat Burchfield and Carol DeMoss

Borden Insurance

IBC Bank

Frances and Jim McAllen

Mary and Frank D. Yturria


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