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9th Annual Tails in the Trails at the Birmingham Zoo Benefiting a New Interactive Flamingo Habitat


On Friday, May 31 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm, join the Birmingham Zoo for a fun and entertaining night at the 9th Annual Tails in the Trails hosted by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board. The event is made possible by Presenting Sponsor Blair Exteriors & Commercial Roofing and Featured Sponsors BB&T and Raymond James. Tails in the Trails is a fundraiser that benefits a new interactive flamingo habitat at the Zoo!

Guests will be treated to an outdoor tropical celebration highlighted by live music from Nationwide Coverage, including hors d’oeuvres from 12 area restaurants and “foodie favorites”. Featured eateries for Tails in the Trails include Kathy G & Co Inc., The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, Taste at the Birmingham Zoo, Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches, B&A Warehouse, Newks Eatery, Cocina Superior, Alabama Peanut Company, Frutta Bowls, Miss Dots, Galley & Garden, and Iz Weddings & Events.

Enjoy cash bars featuring a signature Tito’s Handmade Vodka “Pink Flamingo” cocktail, festive Altos Margaritas, “Naturdays” strawberry lemonade light lager, and wine courtesy of Piggly Wiggly. Take part in a StyleBlueprint photo booth and be greeted by Zoo Ambassador Animals in up-close Animal Encounters.

Unveiled during Tails in the Trails is the Birmingham Zoo’s new signature ZooBrew crafted by Fairhope Brewing Company. Guests can enjoy this special craft beer before it launches in the Zoo’s restaurants the following day.

The public is invited to participate in the popular Tails in the Trails Online Silent Auction beginning Friday, May 24 at 3pm. Attendance at Tails in the Trails is not required to participate in the auction.

Early Bird tickets are on sale now until May 30 for $30 plus tax and will increase to $40 plus tax the day of the event. Tails in the Trails is for ages 21 and up only. Animal habitats will be closed during the event. Attire is dressy casual.



The Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board is a proud ambassador to one of Alabama’s most popular attractions. Members strive to increase Zoo membership, assist with events and promote the Zoo’s overall mission to Inspire Passion to Conserve the Natural World. Tails in the Trails is the Junior Board’s annual signature event; net proceeds will benefit the new, interactive flamingo habitat. For a current list of the 2019 Birmingham Zoo Junior Board members, visit

Click here for the 9th annual Tails in the Trails press release.