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Watch The *Virtual* Beastly Ball Tomorrow Night!

Friday, May 15 @ 6 – 7 p.m.

Download FREE Virtual Swag Bag Now!
Our Beastly Ball always comes with party favors. Check out the Beastly Ball Virtual Swag Bag, complete with all our partner restaurant and beverage offers and recipes, along with a rockin’ animal-themed Spotify playlist, virtual backgrounds and other fun family activities, all in one place!

  • Beastly Ball Playlist on Spotify
  • Spring Babies Coloring Book
  • Restaurant and Drink Recipes
  • ZOOm Animal Backgrounds
  • Animal Draw-Alongs on YouTube Feat. Disney Artist Brian Kesinger

Beastly Ball Dining

The Beastly Ball is renowned for its amazing food and drinks, generously provided by our local restaurant and beverage partners. Although we can’t host the party at the Zoo this year, our partners are offering an exciting array of special discounts on orders, along with exclusive recipes for your drinking and dining pleasure during our virtual event. Visit the event website and click on “Dining” to learn more!

Beastly Ball Restaurants and Beverage Partners

Chef Draden Medina
El Cholo – Los Angeles
Formosa Cafe (1933 Group)
In Good Taste
John Kelly Chocolates
La Casita Mexicana
Lyre’s Spirit Co.
McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams

Paquera Mezcal
Pink’s Hot Dogs
Smoke House Restaurant
The Federal Bar
WhistlePig Rye Whiskey


About the Virtual Beastly Ball
May 15, 2020 @ 6pm
@LAZoo #BeastlyBall #LAZoo 

The annual Beastly Ball is the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s largest and most important fundraiser of the year, raising critical funds to support the innovative, world-class animal care and conservation work of the Los Angeles Zoo.

Join the L.A. Zoo and friends for this very special virtual experience on Friday, May 15 (Endangered Species Day.)

Hosted by actor and comedian Joel McHale, this star-studded evening of fun and philanthropy includes fascinating animal spotlights, an exciting live auction, inspiring conservation stories, and visits from special guests Lisa Ling, Carolyn Hennesy, James Corden, Julie Chang, Lance Bass, Slash, The Kratt Brothers, Kelly Osbourne, sports stars from the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Dodgers, and many more.

Plus, special musical performances by Dave Matthews and Brian Wilson!  

Streaming on lazoo.org as well as the L.A. Zoo’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, the virtual pre-show starts at 5:45 p.m. and our own Mayor Eric Garcetti will kick off the main event at 6 p.m.