Feast for the Beasts

Main Entrance doors open early at 9:00am! A special ticket to spread produce in the elephant exhibit will be given to the first 250 guests. Please bring produce to donate to the elephants and receive a free kid's ride ticket.

Date and Time

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost and Fees

Feast for the Beasts is free with paid Zoo admission.


Main Entrance. Please park in the Upper Parking Lot and proceed to the Main Entrance. Limited "Special Tickets" for entry to the elephant exhibit will be handed out starting at 9:00am. All other event activities will be located throughout the Zoo.


Pre-registration not required. The first 250 guests to arrive at the Zoo will receive the "special ticket" to spread produce inside the elephant exhibit. Strollers are not allowed in the Elephant Exhibit. In the event of mud or rain, entering the Elephant Exhibit will be prohibited and our keepers will distribute the produce.


Contact: General Zoo Information
Phone: (510)632-9525

Additional Program Information

*Please note elephants are not inside the exhibit during produce spread.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Primal Pet Foods!

Here are some of the elephants' favorite foods:

  • Carrots
  • Apples
  • Ripped Bananas
  • Kiwi
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Whole Cabbage Heads
  • Stalks of Celery
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Pineapple
  • Pomegranate
  • Oranges


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