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Beastly Ball Logo 2024

The “best party in town” and L.A.'s biggest fundraiser for wildlife conservation returns
on Saturday, June 1 at 6 p.m.

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Western Lowland Gorilla

Gorillas are the largest, most powerful of the great apes, a primate group that also includes chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans.

Western Lowland Gorilla

Gorillas are the largest, most powerful of the great apes, a primate group that also includes chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans.

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Programs & Events

Member tours

Elevate your visit to the Zoo with a member tour. These specially-designed small group docent-led tours offer you a unique look at the Zoo. Some of the tours even begin before the Zoo opens. These special experiences are fantastic for animal enthusiasts of all ages.  

Wine + Dinner Series at the L.A. Zoo

Enjoy farm-to-table dinners, local wines, and spectacular views of the Zoo. Each evening focuses on a different sustainability topic and
wine introductions from winery representatives. 

Guests enjoy food and beverages during an evening event at the L.A. Zoo.

Wild meets the wonderful in this all-new tasting event. Explore the Zoo while enjoying specialty cocktails, craft brews, and nonalcoholic delights, all paired with music, animal experiences, food trucks, and more.

Reggie’s Bistro open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Today at the L.A. Zoo

Shows, Activities & special programming

Safari Shuttle ($5, last trip departs at 3:30 p.m.)
Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel ($3, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily)
World of Birds Show (12 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays)
Troop Talk at Chimpanzee Habitat (12:45 p.m. daily)
Subject to change without notice due to weather.

Mark your calendar

Sustainable Wine+Dinner Series—Starts March 7
Spring Fling featuring Big Bunny—March 29-31
Sip & Stroll at the L.A. Zoo—April 13
Beastly Ball—June 1

Juvenile rhino Marshall chomps on a thin branch.


Many Zoo animals enjoy cut branches with leaves, soft shoots, flowers, seeds, and fruit—referred to as “browse.” They derive important nutrition from branches native to their habitats, and the Mediterranean climate in Los Angeles allows many plants to be locally grown.

Map of the L.A. Zoo

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Our Mission:
Saving Wildlife

From the daily care of animals to educating and inspiring communities to leading species-saving efforts in far-off lands, everything we do has a single unifying goal: to help create a better future for wildlife.