One of the best events of the year is Rock the Zoo, where music lovers and animal lovers collide for an evening of rock, charity, food and drink! This year’s event takes place March 22, 2013 from 7 – 11 p.m. and features the popular band RockLobster, whose self-proclaimed tagline is “Absolute Best Cover band in Arizona when it comes to playing the Ultimate in 80′s Retro Music!” – Sounds like a great time to me!
Tickets are on sale now at www.phoenixzoo.org or by calling 602.914.4333.
Tickets are priced at $30 (members) and $40 (non-members) for General admission which includes entrance into Rock the Zoo, a beverage sampling card (12 - 3oz samples), live music and this year, delicious food can be purchased from the latest craze in outdoor dining…food trucks! Some of the most popular and award winning food vendors join Rock the Zoo this year. Your taste buds will be salivating over food from Tom’s BBQ & Pig Rig, Emerson Fry Bread and many more!
VIP Tickets are priced at $60 (members) and $70 (non-members)
VIP Admission includes entrance into Rock the Zoo, a beverage sampling card (12 - 3oz samples), live music, entrance into the VIP Lounge, food sampling in bite size portions from Valley-favorite hot spots such as Cadillac Ranch, Southwestern Bar & Grill, Pita Jungle, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Ahnala Mesquite Room and many more! Plus two full drinks from the bar. VIP Lounge also features private seating, cash bar and other activities
Ticket prices increase by $10 in each category if you wait to buy them at the door, so be sure to secure your tickets in advance for the best pricing. And keep in mind; your dollars go to help the animals and Zoo operations – a great thing!
Rock Lobster, whose main line-up includes Stephanie Foxx, Jessica Jackson, Dallan Baumgarten, John Colby, and Gary Sanchez, covers songs from Billy Idol’s White Wedding to Cyndi Lauper’s Girl’s Just Want to Have Fun! The band is known for its fun, engaging shows—and you never know when you might be asked to join them on stage to do your best ‘80s dance moves…so be prepared!
Rock the Zoo is one of the largest fundraisers for the Phoenix Zoo and continues to be a favorite event for thousands of Valley residents each year. Whether you are a music fan, or a lover of spirits and merriment, Rock the Zoo is the perfect blend of both activities! Please note that Rock the Zoo is an age 21 and over event. ID is required for entry.
All proceeds from Rock the Zoo benefit the non – profit Phoenix Zoo and help to maintain and care for the more than 1,100 animals in our collection. In addition, your contribution will enable us to continue offering interactive educational programs to inspire and promote human stewardship of the natural world and all of its creatures.
The Phoenix Zoo is a non-profit zoological park that serves 1.4 million guests annually. Home to more than 1,100 animals and many endangered and threatened species, the Zoo is dedicated to providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. The Zoo relies on fundraising events such as Rock the Zoo, Rendez-Zoo, Walk in the Wild, memberships, guest admissions and concessions to care for the animals at the Zoo. For more information about the Zoo and upcoming events visit phoenixzoo.org.