Friday, July 12, 2019 | Woodland Park Zoo's North Meadow

Reception and Silent Auction | 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Dinner and Live Auction | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Cool Down Session: Midnight at the Oasis | 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.



Amy Alcala
Alyssa Sunderland
Diane Shrewsbury
Jill Walker


Join us for Seattle’s wildest party on the second Friday in July and explore Our Zoo, Our Oasis. Celebrate 43 years of raising funds for Woodland Park Zoo’s wildlife conservation mission and help us ensure a fierce future for wildlife and their habitats at Jungle Party! Nearly 1,000 guests come together on the zoo’s North Meadow for this incredibly unique event and indulge in an evening of festivities including:

  • Fun-filled bidding on more than 500 exciting auction items in the silent and live auctions. This includes exclusive face-to-face animal encounters you can’t get anywhere else!
  • Up-close animal tours
  • A colorful reception featuring complimentary appetizers and specialty drinks from Seattle’s finest chefs
  • A coursed, sit-down dinner
  • A festive and exciting live auction with one-of-a-kind packages

Jungle Party, which raised more than $2.1 million in 2018, supports the zoo's exemplarily animal care, extraordinary experiences that spark a deeper sense of understanding and empathy, and innovative field conservation programs in the Pacific Northwest and around the globe to save species and their ecosystems.


Join us for Seattle’s wildest party!






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 on 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 buy tickets and make reservations, please contact Jungle.Party@zoo.org.

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 mobility equipment for guests with disabilities?
We have mobility equipment such as wheelchairs and electric carts, and can provide security escort for any guest that needs additional assistance. Please contact Jungle.Party@zoo.org to reserve specific equipment or assistance 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, and those with special allergies and intolerances. In order to properly meet your needs throughout the evening, please be sure to contact Jungle.Party@zoo.org 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. Go to www.zoo.org/donation to make a donation! Don’t forget your employer may even be able to match your contribution!





Thank you to our Specialty Chefs

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese
Caffe Vita
Conversation, Thompson Seattle
Dragonfish Asian Café
Ethan Stowell Restaurants
Great State Burger
Lisa Dupar Catering
San Juan Seltzer
Sri Bella
Whidbey Island Ice Cream


Jungle Party is proud to be a zero waste event supported by Waste Management, Inc.