The El Paso Zoo Society Presents: Year of the Tiger Gala

The El Paso Zoological Society Board of Directors invites you to the Year of the Tiger Gala! This one-of-a-kind, 21+ event will transport our guests as we celebrate good fortune and make way for new blessings. Chinese lanterns, music, food, drinks, cultural decorations and ambient lighting are on the menu for the El Paso Zoo Society’s signature event. The event captures the attention of 800 guests annually.

This magical nighttime experience at the Zoo will celebrate the Year of the Tiger and bring good luck to all who attend. Upon gaining admission, themed food, wine, and specialty cocktails await our guests.

A Zoo event is not complete without animals. Our education specialists will be on hand to teach our guests about many of the animals that are found in our region and the animals that are closely tied to this this renowned tradition.”

When: October 15, 2022

Time: 5:30 pm- 10:30 pm *

5:30 p.m. VIP Dinner and Cocktail Hour

7:30 p.m. General Admission Entry and Main Event

Where: The El Paso Zoo, 4001 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905


Join the El Paso Zoo Society as we celebrate all walks of life! Inclusion and diversity are what makes us all great! Show your support with our new bat pride t-shirt and tank design. As one of the first Zoos to join in on Pride month, we are grateful and honored to stand alongside our LGBTQ+ community brothers and sisters! Here’s to a happy and fabulous Pride month! But don’t you worry, our vintage “Hear Me Roar” design from our 2018 pride event is still available!

Your purchase will help us continue our mission of supporting the El Paso Zoo and conservation! It doesn’t get any wilder than this! Check out the link below for more info!

El Paso Zoo Society and DeadBeach Brewery teamed up for our ConCerveza campaign this fall, supporting the El Paso Zoo and wolf conservation.

Follow us on Social Media for future ConCerveza news and upcoming craft beers that will support conservation efforts!

Thank you to the El Paso Community Foundation for their generous donation! We were able to provide our sea lions with a new filtration system, along with some special treats like fresh kelp to swim through, and delicious mackerel and octopus! We are so appreciative for your donation, and we know our sea lions, L.B. and Delilah, are too!

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Stay in touch with us by following our Zoo Society Facebook and Instagram, and continue to tune in here on our website to learn more about how you and your littles can create your favorite El Paso Zoo animals from home!

Offering Endangered Species a Second Chance

Learn about Misha, a young Przewalski’s horse, and her journey as she takes part in a conservation program that is giving endangered species a second chance. Follow the link to read a special message from one of our zookeepers who explains the importance of the conservation efforts we support.

Want to turn compassion into action?

Volunteers are truly the “backbone” for all education programming, special fundraising events and Zoological Society planning for the El Paso Zoo. Volunteers range from zookeeper aid, education assistant, gardener, animal health care to office assistant. Click the link below to learn how you could set your footprint as a volunteer!