Prepare for an exciting evening of magnificence and grandeur.
Dress to the nines for an elegant adventure, as we travel through wonder together.

Enjoy sumptuously appointed gourmet reception stations, memorable entertainment, and classy cocktails.

Find yourself face-to-face with wildlife from around the world, as you encounter Rady Ambassadors from the San Diego Zoo.

Discover great opportunities to support the awe-inspiring Elephant Valley.

Dance the night away to marvelous live music.

Live large in
the lap of luxury.

Experience intercontinental luxury and delights at our silent auction.

This year’s R·I·T·Z gala will benefit the most transformative project in the history of the Safari Park. The all-new Denny Sanford Elephant Valley will be a one-of-a-kind home for our growing African elephant family—changing the footprint of the Safari Park, and the future for endangered elephants worldwide.

In this completely reimagined experience, wildlife allies like you will make lifelong connections with these gentle giants and see the world we share through their eyes—while at the same time, helping us secure a future for their species.

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