World Giraffe Day!

Come join us in celebrating the Second Annual “World Giraffe Day” at Oakland Zoo! With less than 80,000 giraffe remaining in the wild, the time to act is NOW.

Have old jeans? Donate them to us to support Jeans for Giraffes program to benefit giraffes in the wild! You and your kids can even FEED giraffes on this special day!

Date and Time

Sunday, June 21 from 10:00am to 4:30pm (see exact feeding times below)

Cost and Fees

Giraffe feedings are $10 in addition to Zoo admission. All proceeds collected from Giraffe feedings go directly to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation! Feedings will be $10 per person. Advance tickets available online here. Giraffe feedings will take place at the times below.


See photos from last year's event! Giraffe feedings will take place at the giraffe exhibit. Purchase tickets at the giraffe exhibit. Jean donation bins will be located at both Zoo entrances.


Zoo admission required separately. Advance tickets available online (above link). Cost to feed the giraffes is $10.00 per person.


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

Additional Program Information

Giraffe feedings will be scheduled, details and pricing are TBD. Below are tentative feeding times:

  • 10:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 1:30pm
  • 3:00pm
  • 4:30pm


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