Join us for Zootopia!

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Join us for Zootopia, the wildest gala event of the year!

Saturday, June 10, 2023
6:30 - 9:30 P.M.
Franklin Park Zoo

6:30 p.m. Mix and Mingle - Experience Stations - Tasting Plates - Wild Cocktails
7:45 p.m. Program - Awards - Auctions
8:45 p.m. D.J. - Dessert - Dancing

Animal-inspired cocktail attire is encouraged!

Please note: Front entrance is closed for the event. Must enter via our back, Giraffe, entrance on Pierpont and Playstead Roads (42.30766° N,71.09193° W).
Complimentary valet parking is provided and rideshare drop-off available.

Zootopia is once again returning to the grounds of Franklin Park Zoo for an inspiring evening in celebration of the natural world! We invite you to join us with special animal guests, chef's tasting stations, and exciting auctions to benefit your Zoos. Newcomers Tevin Wooten, NBC10 Boston meteorologist, and Priscilla Casper, NBC10 Boston news anchor, will be our hosts for the evening. 

Your support of Zootopia 2023 directly benefits Zoo New England's Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo, advancing our mission to save species from extinction, educate visitors about wildlife and wild places, and promote important conservation initiatives in Boston and beyond. By giving, you inspire the next generation of conservation stewards and connect people of all ages to the wonders of our natural world. Thank you for making this work possible!

Silent Auction

The auction is now live! Get a head start on bidding today and bring your cell phone to Zootopia to join in the fun. Unsure how to bid? Watch the quick video below for more detailed instructions:


Who We Are

Zoo New England is the nonprofit organization responsible for the operation of Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA. Both zoos are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Zoo New England is rated 4-stars by Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator. 

Our Mission

Zoo New England's mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.



To learn more about our Zoos, education programs, and conservation efforts, please visit us at



Zoo New England
Kim Hodlin

Giraffe Entrance

Rear Parking Lot at Franklin Park Zoo, Pierpont Road, Boston, MA, USA

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