Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo hosts several events throughout the year reaching an audience of hundreds of local residents. Support the Zoo & promote your business to your target audience at the same time! Our most popular events are listed below, but please contact the Development Office at 203-394-6569 if an event you are interested in does not appear.
February 8, 2014 - Wild at Heart Valentine's Event
Add a little wild to your Valentine's Day! Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo welcomes 150 guests to this fun-filled cocktail party including food, drink, animal encounters, entertainment, and a fabulous silent auction. Your sponsorship includes tickets to the event, company name on signage, and recognition on our website, eNewsletter & Facebook page. Please click here for sponsorship details.
June 7, 2014 - Wild Wine, Beer & Food Safari
Our most popular event brings in over 1,000 guests who taste more than 60 wines, beers & cordials, as well as samples of food from several area restaurants. This event also features live entertainment and a large silent auction. Benefits may include recognition on our website, invitation (distribution 4,000+), eNewsletter & Facebook page. Click here to view our most recent sponsorship form.
September 29, 2014 - Annual Golf Tournament
Gather three coworkers, friends or family members and join us at the exclusive Connecticut Golf Club in Easton for fun and fundraising! With a course rating of 73.5 and slope rating of 136 on Bent grass, this course will challenge and exhilirate even a seasoned golfer. Your sponsporship would include a round of golf, contests (hole in one/closest to the pin/straightest drive), company promotion on our website, eNewsletter & Facebook page and great food! We also have an amazing silent auction and raffle. Each golfer receives a goody bag as well as a Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo golf shirt. Click here to view last year's registration form.
October 2014 - Brew at the Zoo
Our newest event features German-inspired fare, craft beers, live music & a silent auction. Guests are also invited to take part in the soft opening of our annual Howl-O-Ween event, which transforms familiar Zoo areas into haunted walk-throughs. Sponsorship includes tickets to the event and recognition on the Zoo's website, eNewsletter & Facebook pages. Click here for more details.
October 2014 - Scarecrows on Parade
Looking for a 'not-so-scary' sponsorship opportunity? Support youth, arts and the environment by becoming a Zoo Scarecrow Sponsor. Your $250 Scarecrow Sponsorship provides the materials necessary for a local school or art program to deisgn and enter a scarecrow into the Zoo's Annual Scarecrow Competition. The Zoo accepts applications from schools and art programs that would like to showcase their talents OR you can choose a specific school to support. Scarecrows are displayed on Zoo grounds for a minimum of one week with prominent sponsor signage. Your benefits include recognition in signage, in our eNewsletter & social media, and two family-four packs of admission tickets to the Zoo. For details, please contact Emily Bobowick at 203-394-6569 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rainforest Reptiles Shows
July 2 - August 17
Evening Lecture Series: Coyotes in Connecticut
7pm - 8pm
We are open...
9am to 4pm every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
Directions and Info
Contact Info: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo 1875 Noble Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06610
Main Number: (203) 394-6565