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You’re Invited to Birmingham Zoo’s Largest Annual Fundraiser, ZooGala ’23: Flamingo Flamboyance!

BIRMINGHAM, AL – This is THE party you don’t want to miss! Get ready to shake your tail feathers at ZooGala ’23: Flamingo Flamboyance* on

Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at your Birmingham Zoo! (VIP Experiences begin at 5:30 p.m.)

*In the “cool things to know” department, a group of flamingos is called a “flamboyance.”

Presented by First Horizon Bank and hosted by Co-Chairs Lacey Alford, Stephanie Cooper and Anthony C. Hood, ZooGala ’23 (the Zoo’s largest fundraising event of the year) is going to be a night like none other as only your Zoo can deliver. Animal encounters, fab food, an open bar, and music by Emerald Empire will set the stage for one wild party. Comfort in the vibrant setting under the stars will be key: Attire is “Outdoor Cocktail” with no jacket required!

ZooGala ’23: Flamingo Flamboyance is a 21+, rain or shine event.

Party on the Plaza begins at 6:30 p.m. Click HERE to purchase GENERAL ADMISSION tickets ($250) or visit

To Donate: If you would like to make an outright (tax-deductible) donation to your Zoo, please click HERE.