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Zoo-To-Do for Kids

Zoo-To-Do for Kids

Date
Friday, April 29, 2016
5pm - 9pm
Location
Audience
Everyone
Tickets
Event Information

Join Us for the 28th Zoo-To-Do for Kids: April 29, 2016!

Sponsor and Patron Party
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Inside the VIP Hospitality Tent

Early Admittance
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

General Admittance
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

All proceeds from the 2016 Zoo-To-Do events support Audubon Zoo.

Entertainment

At Zoo-To-Do for Kids, guests are able to visit the many stages throughout the event! Live music and sing-along groups are featured for the kids. There are also games, inflatables, crafts, magicians, face painters and more! Main Stage Entertainment provided by Super Stars! 

The 2016 Zoo-To-Do for Kids presented by Tulane Pediatrics will be held on Friday, April 29, 2016. Check back for updates on Entertainers participating in the 2016 event!

Musical Entertainment

The following Musical Entertainers made the 2015 Zoo-To-Do for Kids a wild success!
 
Main Stage & Junior Area:Super Stars
Princess Playland:Muggivan School of Irish Dance
Cooper Plaza:The WTUL Kids Show with Chris Trochez
Toddler Area:Crescent City Music Together and Hope Stone New Orleans

Fun and Frolic

Games and Activities for the Entire Family!

Giant Inflatables
Arcade Games
Audubon Zoo Hand Held Animals
Cheerleading and Sports Clinics
Face Painters
Temporary Tattoos
Arts and Crafts
Magicians, Jugglers and Clowns
Toddler Area (ages 1-5)
Junior Area (ages 6-15)

 

Audubon Nature Institute gratefully recognizes the support of the following Featured Entertainers! 

2016 Featured Entertainers

Tulane Pediatrics
Bricks 4 Kidz
nola baby & family magazine
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
LEXUS of New Orleans
The Swamp Kids
American Red Cross
The WTUL Kids Show with Chris Trochez
Love Swimming
Coastal Conservation Association
Louisiana Children's Museum
Humana
Tulane University Cheerleading
Tulane University Infant & Toddler Development Project
Fun Services, Inc.
Madeline's Kindermusik
Crescent City Music Together
Mardi Gras World
Porta-Puppet Players
Lakeside Shopping Center
NOHA (New Orleans Hispaño America Dance Group)
Super Stars
Tiger-Rock Martial Arts
Southern Orthopaedic Specialists
Xavier University - Gold Nuggets

Wendy's®
Zapp's Potato Chips, Inc.
Muggivan School of Irish Dance
Jefferson Parish Parks & Recreation
Fight Fat Forever, Inc.
Ochsner Health System
Metairie Park Country Day School
501st Legion - Star Wars Costuming Group
Moroch Promotions
Debby Dillehay Dance Studio
ICEE Company
Haase's Shoes and Young Folk Shop
Uptown Pediatric Dentistry
Junior League of New Orleans
Guitar Center New Orleans
The Home Depot District #4
Popnoggins
The Sleepy Animals
Mandeville Show Choir
Le Jouet, Inc
Louisiana Fire Soccer Club
National Safety Council
Carla's Musikgarten New Orleans
Gym Rompers New Orleans & Metairie
Audubon Nature Institute - Birthday Parties
Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium

 

Audubon attractions such as the Carousel and Playground will be open, compliments of Audubon Zoo Guest Services. Live animal encounters will be available thanks to Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium and Audubon Zoo Education. Don't forget to visit Audubon Marketplace during the event! 

If you would like to be a Featured Entertainer at the 2016 Zoo-To-Do for Kids, please email
Kyri Melancon at kmelancon@auduboninstitute.org.

For more information, please contact the Zoo-To-Do Office at (504) 861-6160.

Snacks and Sips

Zoo-To-Do for Kids features cuisine from local restaurants and quick kid-freindly snacks that will please both children and adults. More than forty local restaurants attend the event with their generously donated dishes, sure to delight every appetite!

We were excited to feature the restaurants below at Zoo-To-Do for Kids last spring,
and we are extremely grateful for their generosity!

2016 Featured Restaurants:

The Columns Hotel
Lucky Dogs, Inc.
Zapp's Potato Chips, Inc.
ICEE Company
Aurora Catering
New Orleans Coffee Company
Cypress Café & Catering
Snow Wonder
Brown's Dairy
VooDoo BBQ and Grill
Zea Rotisserie & Grill
Creole Creamery
Ted's Frostop
Seed
Quintin's Ice Cream
Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls
Reginelli's Pizzeria
Wendy's®
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Moe's Southwest Grill

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Frankie & Johnny's
Liberty's Kitchen
Plum St. Snoballs
TGI Fridays
Sysco Food Services of New Orleans
Leidenheimer Baking Company
Dorignac's Catering
Pralines by Jean...and Cupcakes too!
Tchoup Stop
Southern Hospitality Catering
The New Orleans School of Cooking
Legacy Kitchen
Yogurtland
Crêpes à la Cart
Felipe's Taqueria
Five Guys
Five Happiness
Hungry Howie

*The VIP Hospitality Tent will have upscale cuisine and beverages provided by Audubon Catering. 

If you are interested in becoming a Featured Restaurant at the 2016 Zoo-To-Do for Kids, please contact Lawton Fabacher at lfabacher@auduboninstitute.org.

For more information, please contact the Zoo-To-Do Office at (504) 861-6160.

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

VIP Hospitality Tent Sponsor
 
Cuckoo Cockatoo Area Sponsors
 
Playgrpund Sponsor
Celeste and Curtis Eustis
 
Gottesman Endangered Species Carousel Sponsor
The Little / Eustis Group
Merrill Lynch
 
Toddler Area Sponsor
Junior Arcade Sponsor


Front Gate Sponsor


Bubble Bash Sponsor

Swamp Train Sponsor

Cooper Plaza Sponsor


Sea Lion Pool Sponsor

Princess Play land Sponsor



The Saints and Pelicans Experience


Think "TOPS" Junior Area Sponsor


Orangutan Overview Sponsor

The Shane and Holley Guidry Foundation

Eager Egret Sponsors
Audubon Dermatology
Capital One Bank
The Charpentier and Long Families
CeCe and Trevor Colhoun and Family
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin C. Fayard, Jr.
Charlotte Gottesman and Lisa and Sandy Gottesman
Nancy and Stephen Hales/Hales Pediatrics
Mr. and Mrs. J. Scott Key
Magnolia Fleet
Mardi Gras World
Ochsner Hospital for Children
Kara and David Schonberg Family Fund
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin B. Tiller
The Toler Foundation
 
A Zoopendous Thanks to our Generous 2016 Sponsors!

If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Megan Beer.

Sponsor & Patron Benefits

For more information, please contact the Zoo-To-Do Office at (504) 861-6160.

Sponsor Benefits

Exclusive Sponsor Benefits

Admission to the private Sponsor/Patron Hospitality Tent at five o’clock with upscale beverage bars, delectable cuisine and interactive children’s entertainment. Sponsors will also receive a reusable tote bag and a reserved parking permit. Sponsors are recognized on printed materials including event invitation, Zoo-To-Do for Kids and Zoo-To-Do event programs, Sponsor/Patron welcome signage at entrance to event, Patron favor bag, event web page, Audubon Nature Institute’s Annual Report and Audubon Zoo’s annual donor wall.

$10,000 Patron Party Sponsor

Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:

  • Logo and name recognition on Hospitality Tent entrance, Patron favor bag and event program
  • Forty Sponsor/Patron level wristbands
  • One reserved table with company logo and name inside the Hospitality Tent
  • Six reserved parking permits
  • Twelve Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*
  • Three Whitney Zoo-To-Do reserved parking permits
  • Twenty Audubon Nature Institute Facility Passes (expire December 2016)

$5,000 Cuckoo Cockatoo Area Sponsor

Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:

  • Title sponsorship of the kids area of your choice (limited # available)
  • Exclusive logo and name recognition on banner displayed at the entrance to your sponsor area
  • Logo and name recognition on Patron favor bag and event program
  • Twenty Sponsor/Patron level wristbands
  • One reserved table with company logo and name inside the Hospitality Tent
  • Four reserved parking permits
  • Six Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*
  • Two Whitney Zoo-To-Do reserved parking permits
  • Fifteen Audubon Nature Institute Facility Passes (expire December 2016)

$2,500 Eager Egret Sponsor

Exclusive Sponsor Benefits Plus:

  • Shared logo and name recognition for all entertainment sponsors on banner displayed on Capital One Main Stage
  • Logo and name recognition on Patron favor bag and event program
  • Ten Sponsor/Patron level wristbands
  • One reserved table with name inside the Hospitality Tent Patio
  • Two reserved parking permits
  • Four Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level tickets*
  • One Whitney Zoo-To-Do reserved parking permits
  • Ten Audubon Nature Institute Facility Passes (expire December 2016)

Exclusive Patron Benefits

Admission to the private Sponsor/Patron Hospitality Tent at five o’clock with upscale beverage bars, delectable cuisine and interactive children’s entertainment. Patrons will also receive a reusable tote bag and a reserved parking permit. Patrons are recognized on printed materials including event invitation, Zoo-To-Do for Kids and Zoo-To-Do event programs, Sponsor/Patron welcome signage at entrance to event, Audubon Nature Institute’s Annual Report and Audubon Zoo’s annual donor wall.

$1,500 Partying Parrot Patron

Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus:

  • Eight Sponsor/Patron level wristbands
  • Two reserved parking permits
  • Four Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron level tickets*

$800 Toucan Tango Patron

Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus:

  • Four Sponsor/Patron level wristbands
  • One reserved parking permit
  • Two Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron level tickets*

$400 Funky Flamingo Patron

Exclusive Patron Benefits Plus:

  • Six Sponsor/Patron level wristbands
  • One reserved parking permit

 

*Whitney Zoo-To-Do

Friday, May 6, 2016 ~ 7:00pm to midnight

Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level all access tickets will allow entry to the air-conditioned Audubon Tea Room, Garden Tent and Patron Lounge. Patron level tickets will allow entry to the air-conditioned Patron Lounge and the Patron Patio, where Sponsors and Patrons can mingle while enjoying hand-crafted libations, delectable cuisine and a private view of the main stage.

 


If you would like to be a sponsor or patron, please email Megan Beer.

According to IRS guidelines, only contributions over the value of dining and entertainment are tax-deductible. The non-deductible value of Zoo-To-Do for Kids Sponsor and Patron tickets is $20/ticket. The non-deductible value of a Whitney Zoo-To-Do ticket is $60/ticket. Thank you for your support!

 

For more information, please contact the Zoo-To-Do Office at (504) 861-6160.
Tickets

This is New Orleans’s premier benefit event for kids. Audubon Zoo is transformed into a magical playland filled with giant inflatables, live entertainment and complimentary food and libations to delight every palate.

Sponsor and Patron Tickets

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • $10,000 VIP Hospitality Tent Sponsor
    Admits 40 with reserved seating / Also admits 12 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge and Sponsor Party* 
  • $5,000 Cuckoo Cockatoo Area Sponsor
    Admits 20 with reserved seating / Also admits 6 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge and Sponsor Party* 
  • $2,500 Eager Egret Entertainment Sponsor
    Admits 10 with reserved seating / Also admits 4 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge and Sponsor Party*
  • $1,500 Partying Parrot Patron
    Admits 8 / Also admits 4 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge*
  • $800 Toucan Tango Patron
    Admits 4 / Also admits 2 to Whitney Zoo-To-Do Patron Lounge*
  • $400 Funky Flamingo Patron
    Admits 6

 

Early Admittance Tickets

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$40 Individual- Admits 1

 

General Admittance Tickets

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$25 Individual (Non-Member) - Admits 1
$20 Audubon Member - Admits 1

 

* Whitney Zoo-To-Do Sponsor level all access tickets will allow entry to the air conditioned Audubon Tea Room, Garden Tent and Patron Lounge. Patron level tickets will allow access to the air conditioned Patron Lounge and the Patron Patio, where Sponsors and Patrons can mingle while enjoying a private view of the Main Stage.

Whitney Zoo-To-Do will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 7:00pm until Midnight

For Information about sponsoring an area of our event, please click here.

Thank you for your support!

You may also purchase tickets by downloading the Ticket Form and mailing it back to us with your payment or call us at the number below:

For more information, please contact the Zoo-To-Do Office at (504) 861-6160.

All proceeds help support Audubon Zoo.

Mailing address: Audubon Nature Institute 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70118
800-774-7394
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