Asian Elephant Extravaganza
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Saturday, August 19, 2023 | 10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
This annual event celebrates the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s Asian elephant herd and the cultural traditions of their native countries in South Asia. Friends of the Zoo and the zoo’s elephant team plan a daylong slate of activities including performances of traditional Indian music and dance, an Indonesian orchestra called a gamelan, demonstrations with our six-member elephant herd and birthday celebrations for our two eldest elephants, Siri and Romani.
The 2022 Asian Elephant Extravaganza Silent Auction Ends August 31!
Our Asian Elephant Extravaganza Silent Auction is now LIVE! We have priceless art masterpieces, clothing, planters and more - all painted by members of our elephant herd! Items are being added daily so make sure to check back for updates. To preview and bid visit:
Saturdays and Sundays in August
Love yoga? Love elephants? Then this event is for you!
Join us for a peaceful morning of outdoor yoga at the overlook of Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve. Participants will enjoy an hour-long session of gentle yoga followed by a special keeper talk on Elephant Yoga, a special stretching exercise we do with our elephants to keep them fit and flexible! After that you are welcome to enjoy the zoo!
Asian Elephant Extravaganza 2022 Gallery
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.