The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is excited to unveil and officially greet guests through its new entrance plaza. The Saturday opening celebration includes live entertainment and giveaways.
Attendees will be welcomed into the Patti and Jack Grundhofer Plaza with palm-lined walkways and new guest service amenities. The new welcome center focuses on enhancing the guest experience and meeting the needs of the zoo’s growing number of visitors.
Features include a more centrally located entrance easily accessible to all parking, expedited ticketing with the addition of electronic kiosks, new Suzan and Bill Appel Gift Shop, enhanced guest facilities and amenities including restrooms, an improved welcome center, as well as the Living Legacy Endowment Garden which recognizes the generosity of donors who have made gifts to The Living Desert’s endowment fund.