World Giraffe Day!

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

All funds raised from tickets purchased to FEED our giraffes on this special day go to the Reticulated Giraffe Project in Kenya

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 21 from 10:00am to 2:30pm (see exact feeding times below)

Cost and Fees

Giraffe feedings are $15 per person in addition to Zoo admission. All proceeds collected from Giraffe feedings go directly to help save giraffes in the wild! Tickets will be available online and at zoo day of event and available first come, first serve. Quantities are extremely limited -- arrive early for the best chance of getting tickets!


Giraffe feedings will take place at the giraffe exhibit.


Advance / online tickets available soon! Zoo admission required separately. Giraffe feedings will take place at the times below. A very limited number of tickets will be sold at the Zoo on the day of the event (cash only).


Contact: Zoo Information
Phone: (510)632-9525 x166

Additional Program Information

Raffle prizes: a painting done by Benghazi the giraffe, a chance to shadow a zoo keeper for a day, and a private behind the scenes giraffe tour! GIRAFFE FEEDINGS will be held at:

  • 10:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 1:00pm
  • 2:30pm


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Newsletter/Annual Report