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GO MILDLY WILD AND RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT THE LIVING DESERT

PALM DESERT/INDIAN WELLS, CA • December 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erin Scott
Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Manager
760-346-5694 x.2610
escott@livingdesert.org

Say goodbye to 2017 and ring in 2018 with a roaring ‘20s safari themed event a The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. The Mildly Wild New Year’s Eve dinner and dance will be held Sunday, December 31, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Chase Administration building and Lurie patio.

The New Year’s Eve celebration kicks off with a red carpet arrival and aerial artists pouring champagne, showing off their acrobatic skills, grace, and strength, high above the crowd during the reception. Following, guests will be treated to a delicious dinner followed by entertainment including walk-around performers on stilts, LED light choreography and various balancing acts. Then dance the night away to the sounds of and DJ Baz and His Magic Gramophone, and make a champagne toast to the new year with the east coast at 9 p.m. The evening also features one-of-a- kind animal encounters and many other surprises.

“New Year’s Eve is the ultimate celebration and there’s no better place to welcome 2018 than at The Living Desert,” said Allen Monroe, President/CEO of The Living Desert. “We have a special evening planned with spectacular entertainment, dinner, dancing and of course animal encounters that you can’t find anywhere else. We invite everyone to join our Mildly Wild party.”

The event is open to guests 18 years and older. Tickets for the Mildly Wild New Year’s Eve Party are $125 per person and include: champagne toast (21+), one complimentary drink ticket, dinner, and dancing. Tickets can be purchased online at LivingDesert.org. For more information call (760) 346- 5694.

About The Living Desert:
The Living Desert is an AZA-accredited zoo and gardens that is dedicated to conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. It is a family-friendly place to explore nature and create meaningful experiences for guests that are remembered for a lifetime.
For more information: (760) 346-5694 or visit www.LivingDesert.org. The Living Desert is located at: 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260.