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‘Tails in the Trails 2022

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Purchase your tickets for this fabulous fundraiser benefiting the new Cougar Crossing habitat! Your Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board invites you to their 12th Annual Tails in the Trails event on Friday, May 6 from 6:00 pm until 10:30 pm. Party down on the Trails of Africa at this outdoor celebration with music, foodie favorites from area restaurants, beer, wine, two specialty cocktails, and AUCTION – Browse, Bid, and Buy NOW! (You can also text tails2022 to 76278  to register and shop with your phone!)

‘Tails in the Trails is a 21+ / rain or shine event.

Friday, May 6, 2022
6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Birmingham Zoo’s fabulous Trails of Africa


  • Music, silent auction, foodie favorites, and a beer and wine bar.
  • Eatery & Beverage Partners Details coming soon!
  • Animal Encounters: 
    • Flamingo Mingle
    • Giraffe Feeding
    • Lion Bone Feeding
    • Bongo Keeper Chat
    • Elephant Enrichment and Feedings

A fabulous fundraiser benefiting the new Cougar Crossing habitat


  • One (1) free drink ticket per person is included with the purchase of event admission
  • Additional drink tickets can be purchased during the event or in advance – Preorder additional drink tickets HERE

Early Bird Tickets – Ends April 19th

Entry to the event: $30 per person/$55 per couple plus tax

Unlimited drinks wristband w/entry: $50 per person/$95 per couple plus tax

Standard Tickets – Ends May 5th

Entry to the event: $35 per person/$65 per couple plus tax

Unlimited drinks wristband w/ entry: $55 per person/$105 per couple plus tax

Day of Event Tickets – May 6th

Entry to the event: $40 per person/$75 per couple plus tax

Unlimited drinks wristband w/ entry: $60 per person/$115 per couple plus tax


*PLEASE NOTE ID required – No admittance without ID and no refunds for no ID. Adults-only, all guests MUST be 21+, no exceptions. No children will be allowed into the event, including infants. Limited ticket availability, purchase in advance. Event admission tickets and drink ticket sales are final. Ticket refunds will not be issued. All sales are final. ‘Tails in the Trails is a rain or shine event. Face masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged during the event

Pre-Order your ‘Tails in the Trails Drink Tickets!


One (1)  free drink ticket is included with each event admission ticket purchase – redeem for the following options:

  • Beer and wine: 1 ticket
  • Specialty Cocktails: 2 tickets


  • $5 for one (1) ticket
  • $20 for five (5) tickets
  • Preorder additional drink tickets HERE

*PLEASE NOTE: Pre-ordered drink tickets are sold separately and do not include event admission to ‘Tails in the Trails. Must be 21+ to attend ‘Tails in the Trails. ID required for entry. No refunds for event admission tickets or drink tickets will be offered. All sales are final.

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 new homes for Birmingham Zoo resident Bobcat and future resident Cougar. For a current list of Birmingham Zoo Junior Board members, visit 


May 6
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm