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Date

Jun 14 2024

RENDEZOO 2024

JOIN THE WILDEST PARTY IN TOWN!
Taking place on Friday, June 14, 2024, at 6 PM, this unforgettable night promises to be filled with exciting entertainment, delicious food and drinks, and a vibrant experience – most importantly, all in support saving wildlife and wild places at John Ball Zoo! 
 
Stroll through beautifully lit pathways, enjoy captivating performances, and savor a variety of culinary delights from local restaurants. Engage in exciting silent and live auctions featuring unique items and experiences, with all proceeds directly benefiting the zoo’s conservation efforts and educational programs. 
 
RendeZoo is more than just an event—it’s a celebration of community and a commitment to protecting our planet’s incredible wildlife. Don’t miss out on this magical evening that brings together animal lovers and conservation advocates for a night of fun, inspiration, and philanthropy! 
 
Let’s come together to illuminate the night and make a lasting impact on wildlife conservation!
 
EVENT DETAILS:
Ambassador Reception | 5-6:30PM – Sponsors Only
Fire Performers | 5-7PM
Ambassador Animals | 6-8PM
Dueling Pianos | 6-10PM
Red Panda Keeper Chat | 6:30PM
Pygmy Hippo Keeper Chats | 7PM & 8:30PM
Chimpanzee Keeper Chats | 7PM & 8:30PM
Tianyu Performances | 8PM, 9PM, & 10PM
Silent Auction Closes | 9PM
Grand Rapids Lantern Festival | 6-11PM
Conservation Corridor | 6-9PM
Education Station | 6-9PM
 
John Ball Zoo serves as a powerful educational platform, raising awareness about wildlife conservation and inspiring visitors to take action in protecting the natural world.

INTERESTED IN SPONSORING THIS EVENT?

North Star
Presenting Sponsor
Guiding Light Sponsor
Luminary Sponsor
Luminary Sponsor

 

Karl and
Patricia Betz

Luminary Sponsor
Luminary Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Brilliance Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor

 

Matthew and Sabrina Kind

Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor

Ty Cook and Cortney Kittridge-Cook

Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor

 Jim and Mary Krzeminski

Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor

Thank you to our supporting restaurants and caterers!

Location

John Ball Zoo
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