From These Roots


Friday, July 9, 2021



Event Co-Chairs:

Holly Hirai
Diane Shrewsbury
Laurie Stewart
Jill Walker


Join us for Seattle’s wildest party on the second Friday in July. Celebrate 45 years of raising funds for Woodland Park Zoo’s mission and help us ensure a fierce future for wildlife and their habitats at Jungle Party! This incredibly unique event and evening of festivities includes:

  • Fun-filled, online bidding on more than 300 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
  • And an exciting virtual experience opportunity!


Join us for Seattle’s wildest party!

Frequently Asked Questions


45th Annual Jungle Party

Friday, July 9, 2021


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

Can I bring my child?

No, Jungle Party is a 21+ event.

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 accommodations. Please contact 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, intolerances, or preferences. In order to properly meet your needs throughout the evening, please be sure to contact 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 (link to auction form) for our silent and live auctions, or make a cash contribution. Go to to make a donation! Don’t forget your employer may even be able to match your contribution.