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By supporting RendeZoo you play an important role in the Zoo's success. Since 2008, this annual fundraising event has funded over $800,000 to support many wildly successful projects at John Ball Zoo. As of January 1, 2014, the Zoo is now managed by a single nonprofit organization. Proceeds from RendeZoo will help provide excellent animal care, outstanding education programming, and inspire conservation opportunities at John Ball Zoo. Where else can you have a blast and make a big splash? Donate to RendeZoo!

RendeZoo 2015 - Dive In (Friday June 12, 2015)

Come join us in celebrating the opening of the Crawford Tigers River Realm and the 26th year of the best party in town. The River Realm is the second phase of the tiger exhibit and includes a habitat with an underwater viewing area and a tiger trail linking the forest and river realms. Will you be the first to experience walking the forest path alongside the tigers or watching the tigers swim?

Underwriters' Pre-Party: Tickets $150 (quantity limited; not available to purchase online)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (BISSELL Tree House) (event goes on rain or shine - we have a rain plan)

•Dedicated underwriter check-in
•Funicular ride to the Idema Forest Realm
•Live entertainment
•Food and drinks

Main Event: Tickets $60

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

•Crawford Tigers of the Realm Forest and River Exhibit
•Animal training demonstrations and keeper talks
•Strolling supper
•Live dance band
•Sweet treats and coffee
•LIVE and Silent auction
•Cash bar

It's a party in the Zoo – rain or shine and the attire is casual.

Tickets are no longer available online.

Tickets will be available at the front gate of the Zoo



Thank you to all of our sponsors of RendeZoo 2015!

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