Welcome to Zoofari!

Unleash your wild side at Great Plains Zoo for this one-night-only 21+ evening event full of food trucks, lawn games, a raffle of zoo experiences, and adult beverages. With the entire zoo available to explore, bring a friend or two to experience the magic of the natural world! 

The event will begin at 5:30 pm with raffles being drawn at 6:45 pm. Activities will be available throughout the evening including:

  • Hop with kangaroos in the Walkabout Australia exhibit
  • Earn a new best friend feeding our farm animals
  • Experience the ocean in a land-locked state with our Ocean in Motion exhibit
  • Fly high with butterflies in our traveling exhibit
  • Feed leafy greens to our giraffes
  • Zookeeper interactions
  • Tours of the vet building with our veterinary staff

And more wildly fun activities! Proceeds from the event will support the efforts to bring all the elements of land, sea, and sky to one campus and continue building connections with the natural world. Must be 21+ to attend.

Your Ticket Includes:

  • Two (2) drink tickets (Additional drink tickets are available for purchase)
  • Three (3) $5 food vouchers to use at the variety of Food Trucks (Food can be purchased directly from the truck)

Food Trucks Include: Oh My Cupcakes!, Taverns + Tots, Wagoo Burger, and Taqueria Juanita

Wildly Fun Prizes!

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Thank You Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

First PREMIER Bank

Make Waves at the Zoo Sponsor


Walkabout Australia Experience Sponsor

Ryan & Sara Tysdal

Ryan & Sara Tysdal

Let's Fly Sponsor

Ackerman Estvold

Veterinary Experience Sponsor

Sammons Financial

Zookeeper Chat Sponsors

McGough Construction

John & Jeanelle Lust

John & Jeanelle Lust

Wildly Fun Sponsors

Miles & Lisa Beacom

Miles & Lisa Beacom

Jon & Debbie Pederson

Jon & Debbie Pederson

Chesterman Coke

Journey Group

Lloyd Companies


Lawrence & Schiller


Stockwell Engineers

First Bank & Trust

Weller Brothers


Friend of the Sioux Falls Zoo & Aquarium Sponsors

TSP, Inc.

Cutler Law Firm

Woltman Group

First International Bank & Trust

MarshMcLennan Agency

Sands Wall Systems

Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company LLC

Wildly Fun Prizes!

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Register Today

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