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Sustainable Seafood Dinner Series Presented by Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.) Chef Council

The Chef Council and G.U.L.F.'s Restaurant Partners, comprised of some of New Orleans’ best chefs, will present an all-inclusive, multi-course dinner at various Audubon attractions including the front of the breathtaking Gulf of Mexico habitat at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the iconic Louisiana Swamp exhibit at Audubon Zoo. Proceeds from this event will benefit the ongoing work of G.U.L.F., Audubon’s sustainable seafood program.

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Five-course dinner with wine pairing set under the oaks at Audubon Clubhouse Cafe.
  • 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Tickets are $100 per person and include a five-course dinner, wine, tax and gratuity.
  • Space is limited.
  • Click here to purchase tickets.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Six-course dinner with wine pairing set in front of Audubon Aquarium of the Americas' breathtaking Gulf of Mexico exhibit.
  • 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Tickets are $150 per person and include a six-course dinner, wine, tax and gratuity.
  • Space is limited.
  • Click here to purchase tickets.

For more information about the Sustainable Seafood Dinner Series, please visit their website.

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Dinner and a ZOOvie

The popular "Dinner and a ZOOvie" series at Audubon Zoo is returning for a fourth season with an expanded lineup of ten crowd-pleasing films, beginning with the Academy Award-winning computer-animated feature "Inside Out'' on Friday, June 10.  Also back this year is an invitation to beat the heat before each film by visiting the Cool Zoo/Gator Run attraction.

  • Every Friday from June 10, 2016 to August 19, 2016
  • Admission
    • $6 per person
    • Children under the age of 2 get in for free
  •  Gates open for 6pm (for both the movie and Cool Zoo)
  • Cool Zoo and Gator Run Lazy River
    • Will be open from 6pm - 8pm
  • Movie
    • Starts shortly after 8pm

Visitors can bring their own towels or purchase them and other souvenirs at the Cool Shop.  Rafts are included in the admission price for Cool Zoo/Gator Run.  Anyone under 48 inches will need a life jacket supplied by Audubon Zoo.  Gator Run includes showers, restrooms and plenty of shaded, outdoor seating.

Moviegoers are welcome to bring a picnic dinner, chairs and blankets to watch the ZOOvie.  No glass containers, open candles or pets will be permitted.  Food trucks will be onsite and some Zoo concessions will available for purchase.  No outside food or beverage can be brought into Cool Zoo or Gator Run.

ZOOvie tickets are available for purchase online, at the Zoo, at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and will be on sale at the Zoo on the night of each showing.  Buying tickets ahead of time is recommended to ensure speedier entry.  Online ticket sales will be available up to 5:30 p.m. on the day of each ZOOvie.  After 5:30 p.m., tickets can be purchased at the Zoo.

Anyone purchasing $12 Cool Zoo/movie combo tickets online or in person must pick up wrist bands at the Zoo entrance.  Admission to Cool Zoo and Gator Run is available only as part of a ZOOvie combo ticket.

This is a special event and all guests, including Audubon members, must purchase tickets to ZOOvies. There are no discounts and complimentary passes are not valid.

Animal exhibits will not be open during the screenings.

2016 "Dinner And a ZOOvie''  Schedule:
June 24 - Avengers: Age of Ultron'' (2015)
July 8 "Jurassic World'' (2015)
July 15 - "The Good Dinosaur'' (2015)
July 22 - "The Intern (2015)
July 29 - "The SpongeBob Movie - Sponge Out of Water'' (2015)
August 5 - "Captain America: The Winter Soldier'' (2014)
August 12 - "Zootopia'' (2016)
August 19 - "Hotel Transylvania 2'' (2015)

For more information and "Dinner and a ZOOvie," please visit their website.