Annual Benefit 2019
Friday, September 13th

Tickets on sale soon! Join our email list for early bird ticket opportunities! For ages 21+.


It’s almost that time of year! Close Encounters will be back this September for another educational program with the Columbus Zoo! This annual fundraiser provides beverages (beer, wine, and soft drinks), dinner, and some pretty wild programs. Stay tuned for updates for this year’s most anticipated event!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support The Creature Conservancy for our 2018 annual benefit, Close Encounters! A special thanks to the Columbus Zoo for their awesome programs and Tom Daldin for being a wonderful host! Check out highlights from last year’s program below!