Feast for the Beasts

Main Entrance doors open early at 9:00am for the first 250 guests donating produce. A golden ticket to spread produce in the elephant exhibit will be administered. Once all food is in place, guests will exit the exhibit to watch the elephants enjoy their treats. Stick around after the elephant feeding and explore the Zoo.

Date and Time

Saturday, July 26 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost and Fees

This program is free with regular Zoo Admission.
Parking Fee: $8.00 for non-members. FREE for members.


Main Entrance. Please park in the Upper Parking Lot and proceed to the Main Entrance. Limited tickets will be handed out starting at 9:00am. All other event activities will be located throughout the Zoo.


Registration is not required.


Contact: Zoo Information Line
Email: N/A
Phone: (510) 632-9525

Additional Program Information

Note: If weather or mud is a factor, guests will not be able to enter the elephant exhibit; other arrangements for the elephant feeding will be made.

Here are some of the elephants' favorite foods:

  • Carrots
  • Apples
  • Ripe Bananas
  • Kiwi
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Whole cabbage heads
  • Stalks of celery
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Pineapple
  • Pomegranate
  • Oranges

  • Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Primal Pet Foods
  • Thank you to our media sponsors, CBS5 and KOFYTV.


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