The El Paso Zoological Society has teamed up with Over the Edge to bring a unique adventurous fundraising event to Downtown El Paso. Much like our spider monkeys that rappel from ropes, 100 participants or “Edgers” can register to safely rappel from the Anson Mills Building in downtown El Paso by fundraising a minimum of $1,000 to benefit wildlife care, education and conservation efforts at the El Paso Zoo.

About Over the Edge

Over the Edge is a special events company that provides signature events for non-profit organizations anywhere in the world. Business leaders, individuals, and community members are invited to raise pledges in exchange for the experience of rappelling down the edge of a prominent local building Over the Edge is responsible for all technical aspects of the event including the insurance, professional staff and rappelling equipment.

Special events at the El Paso Zoo are unique and unlike anything you will experience in El Paso.

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the Zoo under the stars while tasting foods from around the world and experiencing an intimate animal presentation, then make sure you save the dates for our special events.

The El Paso Zoological Society hosts events throughout the year to raise awareness of the conservation, education, and on-going projects throughout the Zoo. All the funds raised at our events directly benefit the El Paso Zoo.


The El Paso Zoological Society is always looking for local talent to showcase at our events. Please contact the Special Events Coordinator for any event inquiries at

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