The Navajo Nation Zoo hosted its FIFTH Annual ZOO FEST event on May 5, 2012. This FREE event had a tremendous show of support by the local people.
ZooFest 2012 was attended by 5,650 people! Everyone left with smiling, laughing faces and were able to experience the free activities we planned.
Like many events here at the Zoo, Superfun Rentals provided the inflatable slide and jumphouses. The bead crafts table was busy all day and allowed visitors to make beaded animal keychains. We thank Vince Redhouse and his St.Michael's High Music Class for providing native-flute lessons to visitors and playing for the crowd. We also had free temporary tattoos, balloon animals, coloring pages, basketball and other games. And our magician entertained the crowd all day..
We were also very pleased the the Honorable President Ben Shelly visited the Zoo around noon to provide an inspirational talk about the Zoo and its importance for the Navajo Nation.
Because of the large attendance and success of this event, we are looking forward to next year's SIXTH ANNUAL ZOO FEST, scheduled for MAY 4th, 2013.