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Welcome to Zootopia,
the wildest gala of the year!

Saturday, June 1, 2024
6:30 - 10:00 P.M.
Franklin Park Zoo

5:30 p.m. VIP Sponsor Hour
6:30 p.m. Cocktails in the Tropics
7:30 p.m. Program, Plated Dinner, Auction
9:30 p.m. DJ, Dessert, Dancing

Animal-inspired cocktail attire is encouraged!
Event is tented outdoors, please dress for the weather.

Complimentary valet parking is provided and rideshare drop-off is available.

Please note
: Our front entrance is closed for the event. Enter via the back, Giraffe, entrance at Pierpont and Playstead Roads.

Zootopia is back at Franklin Park Zoo for an inspiring evening in celebration of the natural world! We invite you to join us with special animal guests for a delicious plated dinner, wild cocktails, and exciting auctions to benefit your Zoos. Matt Noyes, former NBC10 Boston Chief Meteorologist, and Latoyia Edwards, NBC10 Boston Morning Anchor, will be returning as our hosts for the evening. 

Your support of Zootopia 2024 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!

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
Elaina Giordano

Franklin Park Zoo

Giraffe Entrance, Boston, MA, USA

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