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Saturday, June 10: Franklin Park Zoo will be closed in preparation for Zootopia, our annual gala. Please plan your visit accordingly, thank you!

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Jennifer LeFevre

A Wild Affair

Stone Zoo

June 24, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Please note: Stone Zoo will close at 1:00 p.m. in preparation for this event.

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Get your appetite ready for the return of A Wild Affair! Join us for an evening of delicious food, drinks and entertainment, all in support of Stone Zoo.

Purchase Tickets

As you stroll through the zoo, take in the sights and sounds of the animal kingdom. From savory to sweet, a variety of tasting stations offer something for everyone. The event will feature live and silent auctions, animal encounters, music, and more. Whether you're a foodie, an animal lover, or both, this is an experience you won't want to miss!

➤ General Admission: May 1 - June 23, $65
➤ Day-of (subject to availability): $70

Proceeds support the operation and continued growth of Stone Zoo, its education programs and conservation initiatives around the globe.

Food, Drink & More

Nubar 110 Grill
Evviva Trattoria
Nohting Bundt Cakes
Bedford Cupcakes
Jack's Abby Season's 52
flip the bird
wine shop at home

Auction Items

BarkBox - Gift Card
Bay Spirit Tour - 4 Passes, Lighthouse Tour
Bayside Resort - Gift Card for 1-night stay
Bedford Carwash - "The Works" Book of Washes
Bedford Jewelers Inc. - Handmade Necklace
Big Joe the Storyteller - $300 Kids Party
Billy's Roast Beef & Seafood - 4 $25 Gift Certificates
Bob's Discount Furniture - $100 Gift Certificate
Boloco - Gift Card 
Bombas - 2 $25 Gift Cards
Boston Duck Tours - (2) Tickets for any 2023 Tour out of Museum of Science Location
Boston Harbor Cruises - 2 Passes
Boston Tailored - $30 Gift Certificate
Butcher Boy Market - $100 Gift Card
The Butterfly Place - Gift Card
Cape Cod Potato Chips - Gift Basket
Central Animal Hospital, Stoneham - 2 Gift Baskets (feline & canine)
Charles River Canoe & Kayak - Gift Card
Cookie Time Bakery - Gift Card
Cupcake City - Gift Cards
Currier Museum of Art - Taste of Membership
Daniel Doke Fine Art Portraits - 3 Certificates for portrait sessions
Diane Bonanni Family and Cosmetic Dentistry - Teeth Whitening Session
Ecotarium - Family Pass (Admission for 2 Adults and 2 Children)
Einstein's Workshop - 5 Drop-in Passes and 2 One-Month Family Memberships
Elements Massage Medford - Gift Card for 1-hr massage
Elite Island Resorts - (7) Certificates for Resort Accommodations
Encore Boston Harbor - One Night Stay and Dinner Gift Card
Evergreen Florists, Stoneham - Gift Cards
Frame Shack - Gift Card
Given Erwin Florist - Gift Card
Golden Nozzle Car Wash - One Exterior Best Book of Washes
Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant - Gift Card
The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association - 4 Admission Passes
Hotel Washington - One Night Stay
Improv Asylum - Gift Card
Janelle Angela Skincare - Gift Card
Jiggy Puzzles - 450-Piece Narwal
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation - 2 Passes
Kane’s Donuts - Gift Card
Kimball Farm - Activity Passes
Kowloon Komedy - Gift Card
Lenny Clarke: Giggles Comedy Club - Dinner and a show for 4 guests
Local 438 Grille & Sports Bar, Stoneham -  $50 gift card
Mane & Mani - 3-Pack of Blowouts
Massachusetts Audubon Society - Membership and Drumlin Farm Activity Pass
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation - Autographed Photo
Nippo Lake Golf Club - 2 Passes, 18 holes for 2
Norman Rockwell Museum - Admission Passes
Old Sturbridge Village - Gift Card
Old Town Trolley Tours - 4 Passes 
Olive & June Manicure Set - Manicure Set
Paul Revere House - 4 Admission Tickets to Museum
Pisa Pizza - 2, $25 Gift Cards
The Preservation Society of Newport County - 4 Single use passes to any local site (Does not include Hunter House)
Red Sox v Yankees Game- 2 Tickets on 9/11/23
Salon Estheticia - $40 Gift Card
Salon Monet Wakefield (Gift card & Products)
Salem Witch Museum - Family Pass for (6) Adults
ScrubaDub Autowash Centers, Inc. - “The Book” Wash Coupons
Shaw's - $50 Gift Card
Spa Gloss - $50 Gift Card
Spartan Ace Hardware - Gift Card
Springfield Museums - Family 4-Pack Admission to any Springfield Museum
The Steamship Authority - Voucher for 2, Roundtrip high speed ferry to Nantucket 
Swan Boats Inc. - Gift Card
Wild Birds Unlimited Woburn - Hummingbird Starter Kit
Winfrey’s Fudge & Chocolates - Gift Card 
Xtreme Craze - Gift Card 


The Bag Family Band

Vinyl Street Acapella

Boston Caricature

Glow Booth USA: Strike a pose and have your souvenir photo sent right to your phone!

Vendor Application

Interested in donating to our online auction? Please contact our Special Events Team.