Whitney Zoo-To-Do Among the Many Unique Things to Do in New Orleans

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Whitney Zoo-To-Do is not only one of the ultimate benefits in the city, but is also one of the most exciting things to do in New Orleans this season. All proceeds will contribute to the construction of the new lazy river attraction.

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Whitney Zoo-To-Do

The arrival of spring means it's time to get your tickets for one of the wildest parties, one of the ultimate things to do in New Orleans—Whitney Zoo-To-Do.

Tickets are going fast for the 37th annual Whitney Zoo-To-Do on Friday, May 2, 2014. Proceeds from 2014 Zoo-To-Do events will be used to underwrite Gator Run, Audubon Zoo’s new lazy river attraction set to open in 2015.

New Orleans’ most anticipated philanthropic events is much more than a fund-raiser, offering an opportunity to enjoy fine dining, good music and people watching beneath Audubon Zoo’s majestic oaks. The adults-only black-tie gala event features a mind-boggling lineup of top-notch cuisine from 70 eateries and more than 40 specialty and full service bars serving premium cocktails. Guests also will get to dance to the high energy sounds of blockbuster entertainers Party On The Moon.

Other performers include Brass-A-Holics on the Capital One Main Stage, Sasha Masakowski in Cooper Plaza and the Lafourche Cajun Trio in the Lupin Arrival Plaza. The patron party begins at 7 p.m. with exclusive admission to the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room. General admission begins at 8 p.m. and the festivities continue until midnight.

The Whitney Zoo-To-Do silent auction features exotic vacations, collectibles for the sports enthusiast, gorgeous jewelry, dining experiences and much more. Auction boards open from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The 2014 Zoo-To-Do Luxury Vehicle Raffle features a 2014 Lexus IS250 generously donated by LEXUS of New Orleans. Tickets are $100 each and a limit of 1,000 will be sold. One lucky winner is guaranteed and the ticket-holder need not be present to win.

Please visit http://www.auduboninstitute.org/ztd to purchase tickets or call (504) 861-6160 for more information. Tickets will be available for purchase online on the day of the event, but no tickets will be sold at the gate.

Audubon Zoo will be closed Friday, May 2 to prepare for the event.

View the Zoo-To-Do Photo Gallery on Flickr.

About Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.

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