If you have any questions about Jungle Party, please contact:

Katie Klump
Ticket Purchase, Table Purchase, Event Sponsorship

Cortney Bacon
Live and Silent Auction Procurement


Directions and Event Parking Information


Jungle Party Animal Tours

Don’t miss out on your choice of exclusive Jungle Party Animal Tours featuring the following animals:

African and Asian Elephants

Come visit the Tropical Asia biome and see our elephants Watoto, Bamboo and Chai working with their keepers in their Thai themed barn or roaming the Elephant Forest where they spend their time exploring, dusting, grazing and even swimming!

Western Lowland Gorillas

Did you know that adult male gorillas eat about 30 pounds of food per day?! You’ll learn many more interesting facts and what Woodland Park Zoo is doing to help save these great apes from extinction when you visit youngster Uzumma and the rest of our Western Lowland Gorillas.

Asian Small-Clawed Otters

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet some of the zoo’s newest animals, our Asian Small Clawed otter duo! Learn more about these playful otters from a knowledgeable keeper and watch as they glide and scurry through their brand-new exhibit.

Snow Leopards

Snow Leopards only live in the high mountains of Central Asia but you won’t need a passport for this journey! Head over to the zoo’s snow leopard exhibit for an up close look at these endangered felines. Learn about what it’s like to take care of such amazing animals and what’s being done to save them in the wild.

Humboldt Penguins

Get up close and personal with the penguins at their award-winning exhibit. Visit multiple underwater viewing areas and enjoy a private keeper talk to hear about the lives of these unique South American birds. Also learn about what’s being done by Woodland Park Zoo and others to protect these endangered birds.


More animals to come!

*Tours are open to all Jungle Party guests and depart continuously from 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Food and Beverage

Enjoy delicious appetizers and sweet treats from our incredibly generous Jungle Party Specialty Chefs:
Icon Grill
Lancer Catering
Lisa Dupar Catering
Snoqualmie Ice Cream
Wild Ginger
2014 Jungle Party Specialty Drink provided by El Gaucho

We’re happy to announce that dinner will be prepared and served by our friends at Lisa Dupar Catering. Menu coming soon!

Frequently Asked Questions:

What should I wear to Jungle Party?
This is not a black tie event! The dress is casual, so you can enjoy Seattle’s warm, summer sun! Guests are encouraged to dress in the spirit of each year’s Jungle Party theme. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, too, as the party is mainly held on our grassy meadow and you will be walking zoo grounds.

Should I make reservations?
Yes, reservations are required for Jungle Party, as it often sells out prior to the night of the event. To make buy tickets and make reservations, please contact Katie Klump, Jungle Party Auction Manager, at 206.548.2421.

Can I bring my child?
We ask that our guests not bring anyone under the age of 21 to Jungle Party. We strongly feel Jungle Party is not appropriate for children

How can I reserve transportation during the event for a special needs guest?
We have transportation such as wheelchairs, electric carts, and security escort available for any guest that needs special attention. Please contact Katie Klump, Jungle Party Auction Manager, at 206.548.2421 to reserve specific transportation in advance.

Who should I notify regarding my food allergies?
We are happy to provide a gourmet meal to those with special food allergies or preferences, including vegetarians, vegans, and those with special allergies and intolerances. Because Jungle Party incorporates a theme with the food and beverage served throughout the evening please be sure to contact Katie Klump, Jungle Party Auction Manager, at 206.548.2421 in advance regarding any food allergies.

How can I support Jungle Party if I’m unable to attend?
There are plenty of ways one can support Jungle Party. You can donate an auction item for our silent and live auctions, or make a cash contribution. Should you wish to donate, please contact Cortney Bacon, Fundraising Events Coordinator, at 206.548.2420 or Cortney.Bacon@zoo.org. Don’t forget your employer may even be able to match your contribution!


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