Zoo-rific Tickets on Sale!

A Zoorific Evening is back in 2022 and we couldn’t be more excited! The Decatur Parks Foundation is hosting a Zoorific Evening on September 10th, beginning at 5 p.m. at Scovill Zoo. We invite you to take in the beautiful aviary exhibits and enjoy all of the sights and experiences Scovill Zoo can offer.  The evening will include food, drink, animal encounters, train rides, live music as well as silent and live auctions items.   We hope you can join us for Zoorific, Flight of Fancy, for an unforgettable evening at Scovill Zoo.

Tickets are $75.00 and all proceeds benefit Scovill Zoo. For more information, call the Foundation office at 422-5911. It’s all happening on September 10th at 5 p.m. — reserve your ticket today.

To purchase tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7375212/zooriffic-eveningflight-of-fancy-decatur-the-devon-lakeshore-amphitheater

Can’t make it to the event? Simply donate by donating online at behindeveryexperience.com

Follow Decatur Parks Foundation for news and updates or contact Foundation Director, Aly Delatte with questions.

2020 People’s Choice Award

2020 People’s Choice Award – Vote for your favorite sculpture!

The winning artist will receive an award of $2,500! What’s in it for you? Two randomly selected people will win $250! Contest limited to one entry per person. People’s Choice selection will be made from all entries submitted by October 30. Questions regarding this survey may be directed to the Decatur Parks Foundation 217-422-5911 or Foundation@decparks.com.

Click HERE to take the Survey!

Pave The Way – Scovill Zoo Nature Pavers


Construction of the Nature Paver Plaza at Scovill Zoo is complete and ready for your special paver to be inserted!

A commemorative paver can be purchased in honor or memory of a loved one, to commemorate a special occasion, or simply proclaim your family’s love for the zoo.

Three types of bricks are available:

  1. 3” x 12”             2 lines with 16 characters on each line            $100
  2. 6” x 12”             3 lines with 16 characters on each line            $150
  3. 12” x 12”         4 lines with 16 characters on each line              $250

All text will be in capital letters and centered on the paver. If you are interested in multiple pavers, please purchase each one individually. The 12” x 12” paver has space for an image or logo (additional cost applies).

Orders Due February 28!

Click here to download a Nature Paver Purchase Form or purchase your nature paver online below. Please refer questions to Jill Applebee at the Decatur Parks Foundation: 217-422-5911 or japplebee@decparks.com. View the Nature Paver flyer for more information.

Click HERE to purchase online!