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Whitney Zoo-To-Do

  • 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70118
  • 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70118
  • 6500 Magazine St.
    New Orleans, LA 70118

The 41st annual Whitney Zoo-to-Do will be held on May 4, 2018 at Audubon Zoo from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Zoo-to-Do is an annual fundraising gala hosted by Hancock-Whitney Bank that has been held at the Audubon Zoo since 1972. The funds raised at this year’s event will support Audubon Zoo’s “Celebrate Lions: The Roar Returns!”

The event is a black-tie gala that features live music, food from over 70 restaurants, specialty libations, an auction, and a car raffle.


The restaurants that will be featured at the 2018 Zoo-to-Do event include:

..and over 60 more! For a full list, see Zoo-to-Do’s official website here.

Live Entertainment

Zoo-to-Do is known for incredible entertainment every year, and 2018 is no different (especially because this year marks New Orleans’ tricentennial!).

This year’s entertainment includes The Big Beyond, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Bon Bon Vivant, and Bamboula 2000.

There is also a car raffle and a silent auction featuring prizes like staycations, dining experiences, and more!


There is free parking available in the Audubon Zoo parking lot.


Ticket prices and packages vary. Visit the Zoo-to-Do page to view prices and purchase tickets here.

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Audubon Zoo

Top five U.S. zoo featuring more than 2,000 animals in natural habitats settings, including our white alligator, jaguars, giraffes, gorillas, bats and more. Cool Zoo, A Wild and Wet Splash Park open seasonally.