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Zoo Fundraising Events

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo hosts multiple fundraising events throughout the year, both on and offsite. Each unique event helps to support the Zoo’s mission of combining education, conservation and recreation into every zoo experience. See below for a listing of our 2019 events! 


Looking for a fun way to be more involved at the Zoo? Join one of our event committees! Please click here for more information. 

2019 Events

Wild Wine, Beer & Food Safari

June 1, 2019

Our most popular event welcomes 1,200 guests from Fairfield and New Haven counties to sample wine, beer, and food from over 40 vendors in an exotic atmosphere. Featuring live entertainment and a large silent auction.

Golf Tournament

September 16, 2019

Join us as we host our 13th Annual Golf Tournament at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield.

Scarecrow Competition

October 2019

This not so scary competition features scarecrows designed by local area classrooms and are on display in front of our Greenhouse.

Endangered Species Gala

November 2, 2019

Enjoy a simply elegant evening with friends at the Patterson Club as we come together to celebrate and support endangered species.