The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park invites you to join us for our annual World Giraffe Day celebration, sponsored by the NEW Zoological Society, this Saturday, June 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Proceeds from the day’s activities will once again support giraffe conservation efforts, with funds raised going directly to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation in Africa. This event is free with regular zoo admission.
Guests can enjoy a variety of fun activities throughout the day, including kids’ games and crafts, face and arm painting, temporary tattoos, a coloring contest, and more. Meet Zuri and Nigel at the Giraffe Feeding Experience, which will be open for the duration of the event, and stop by the Giraffe Merchandise Sales Tent to browse a selection of giraffe crafts and other items – including paintings made by our very own giraffes! All sales from the merchandise tent and Giraffe Feeding Experience, as well as from carousel rides and other select activities, will be donated to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to help save giraffes.
Three of the four giraffe species in Africa are threatened with extinction and require greater protection and management in the wild. The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is proud to partner with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to provide support through donations and by educating guests about giraffes and their plight.
Giraffe Conservation Foundation is the only non-government organization in the world that concentrates solely on the conservation and management of giraffes in the wild throughout Africa. The organization is dedicated to a sustainable future for all giraffe populations in the wild. Thank you for your support!