John Ball Zoo

Friday, June 14, 2019
VIP Pre-Party 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
Main Event 7:00 PM -10:30 PM

You're invited to the wildest party in town! RendeZoo is one of the Zoo’s most important fundraisers of the season. This year, we’re celebrating 30 years! RendeZoo is more than a fun summer night, it raises critical funds in support of the Zoo's efforts to educate children and families, save and protect endangered species, and celebrate wildlife with our community.

You'll want to join us for this milestone event where you will enjoy:
Appetizers and a strolling dinner by Applause Catering and the BBQ Boys
Drinks and cocktails
Summer sweets and treats for dessert
Live entertainment by the Bluewater Kings Band 
Special animal encounters and a silent mobile auction


Click here to purchase your 2019 RendeZoo tickets or sponsorships!



What does RendeZoo support? For 30 years, our proud RendeZoo sponsors and donors have helped fund important projects and improvements throughout the Zoo including the animal hospital, chimpanzee exhibit, and forest realm, to name a few. Proceeds from RendeZoo 2019 will help further the Zoo’s efforts to educate children and families, save endangered species, and celebrate wildlife with our community.


Rendezoo Committee

Ty Cook (Co-chair), Jeff Lumpp (Co-chair), Bill Templin (Co-chair), Jessica Ackley, Casey Aubil, Layna Buthker, Mimi Cummings, Steve Edison, Jenn Groendyke, Britt Hegarty-Darrow, Melinda May-Cook, Kevin Patterson, Tennie Popps, Andrea Prior, Norine Roach, John Titley, Adam Tweedy, and Christine Ullery

Contact us:

Call: Katie (616) 336-3309
Walk-in: Administration Office (located just outside the entrance of the zoo) 
1300 W Fulton St Grand Rapids, MI 49504 8 am until 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Fax: (616) 336-3907
Mail: John Ball Zoo 1300 W. Fulton St. Grand Rapids, MI 49504