Rub Elbows. Touch Fins.



Rub elbows and touch fins and join as we celebrate Stingrays and Sharks at Jazzoo 2018! Be a part of the wildest fundraiser in Kansas City where party animals from across the metro will join one another to enjoy unlimited food, drinks, and entertainment while raising money for our hometown Zoo. Jazzoo helps provide food for more than 1,700 animals and supports our Zoo Learning Fund.

DATE Friday, June 7, 2019
TIME 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Patrons’ Preview
7:30 pm to Midnight – Regular Admission
PLACE The Kansas City Zoo, located in Swope Park near Starlight Theatre.
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PARKING Valet parking will be provided for guests presenting a VIP parking pass. Limousines are directed to guest drop-off, pickup and parking areas.
TICKETS Individual tickets for Jazzoo 2019 are $150 until February 14, 2019 and on sale now. Rain or shine. No refunds. Must be at least 21 years of age.
ATTIRE Creative black tie. No jeans, please.
 Every guest is provided with a food and drink tray portraying a map of Jazzoo.


Jazzoo 2019 features these highlights:


  • Special Jazzoo cocktails served at designated specialty bars
  • Local and regional entertainment on five different stages
  • Over 70 restaurants serving delicious bites
  • Free train rides during Jazzoo. If you wish to ride the train, you must be in line prior to 8:30 p.m.
  • Free carousel rides during Jazzoo. If you wish to ride the carousel, you must be in line prior to 10:30 p.m.
RESTAURANTS The area’s finest restaurants keep everyone full with complimentary delectables.
BEVERAGES Complimentary nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages will be served at 10 full and specialty bars. All guests must be over 21 years of age with a valid photo ID.
ENTERTAINMENT Guests can enjoy music throughout the event or stop and dance under the stars to our fabulous live music.