2018 Events Archive

World Elephant Observance at Nagaon, Assam (India)

Tea garden workers are at the frontlines of man-animal conflict and live with regular intrusion of elephants. Green Guard Nature Organization organized a series of awareness talks on human-elephant coexistence at Salonah, Nonoi and Rongamati areas yesterday.

    Executive member Dulu Bora, who is also the Project Lead for the Elephant Family...Read More »

200,000 Signatures for an #ivoryfreecanada by World Elephant Day!!

Please sign & share the #ivoryfreecanada petition today to stop the sale of elehant ivory within Canada. Thought it already WAS illegal? So do 71% of Canadians. Its not illegal. But it should be.


We are on a mission to reach 200K signatures by World Elephant Day TOMORROW to...Read More »

World Elephant Day Celebration - 2018

Coochbehar Mountaineers Club (CMC) is World Elephant Day Celebrating World Elephant Day – 2018 at Jaldapara National Park, Alipurduar, West Bengal.

1.Awareness Program on Elephant.
2. Rally for Saving/Protecting Elephant.
3. Quiz with/for the Kids of the forest adjascent area.
4. Medical Checkup Camp for Mahout(মাহুত).

Learn more about this event Read More »

World Elephant Day: Jersey-Penn River Walk

Help end ivory & rhino horn sales in Pennsylvania!
Support Nosey’s Law in New Jersey!

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. — On World Elephant Day, August 12, Elephants DC is hosting a public demonstration in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to garner public support for two longstanding pending measures in favor of protecting elephants from...Read More »

Giant Melting Ice Elephant Unveiled

A life-sized ice sculpture of an African elephant will be placed in the summer heat of Toronto to illustrate the rapid loss of the African elephant population. The Amarula Elephant will be on display at the Distillery District starting at 9:00am and will remain on-site until it has completely melted....Read More »

Elephant Valley Project - World Elephant Day Fundraising Challenge - Ride A Bike Not An Elephant!

Help the Elephant Valley Project raise money for veterinary training and raise awareness for the plight of captive elephants! #RideBikesNotElephants

This year for World Elephant Day, we will be hosting a charity Bike-A-Thon to send our elephant vet team to veterinary and target training workshops in SE Asia. This will help...Read More »

An Evening with Elephants

Help us celebrate World Elephant Day at the Robert Bateman Centre. Learn about elephant conservation and the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants in a special presenation by World Elephant Day founder, Patricia Sims. Event includes the award-winning 30-minute documentary Return to the Forest narrated by William Shatner.

SOLD...Read More »

Special Screening of Born to Be Wild in Edmonton for World Elephant Day!

The Red Hat Wrinkled Rubies is an Edmonton, Alberta based chapter of women who belong to an international group called The Red Hat Society. Our chapter has supported elephants for over a decade through The World Wildlife Fund.

To support World Elephant Day on August 12, we asked Telus...Read More »

Elephants Alive's event for World Elephant Day

“Take a walk on the Wild Side” party in Hoedspruit, Limpopo







...Read More »

World Elephant Day event, August 12, 2018 -- a "Life with Elephants" Community Theater!

Village of Seronga, in the Eastern Okavango Panhandle (“Overseas” from Shakawe).
Free and open to the public!


...Read More »

The Elephant Sanctuary is hosting its third annual World Elephant Day Celebration Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Elephant Sanctuary is hosting its third annual World Elephant Day Celebration Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at The Elephant Discovery Center in downtown Hohenwald, Tenn.

The celebration will kick off with the American premiere of Attenborough and the Giant Elephant, a BBC One production in...Read More »


We are an NGO based in Belgium and working on the ground in Nepal to help improve the lives of captive elephants.
One of our projects is the ELEPHANT HAPPY HOUR, which we offer here to tourists as an alternative to riding.

For World Elephant Day, we will be live broadcasting...Read More »


What better way to celebrate World Elephant Day than to become a member of the Founding Herd and help bring Mundi to ERNA? We’re aiming to raise another $50K for building the barn by World Elephant Day on August 12, 2018. Every donation, no matter how small, will help give...Read More »

Love & Bananas Screening

The Friends of Ruth & Emily, a nonprofit organization dedicated to retiring Asian elephants Ruth & Emily from Buttonwood Park Zoo, is holding a screening of Love & Bananas to raise awareness of the plight of Asian elephants.

Sunday, August 12 at 2:30 pm at the Co+Creative Center, 137 Union Street,...Read More »

Elephant Talk by Elephant paper's Ms. Nakamura and with Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund Booth at Ueno Zoological Park in Tokyo

Ueno Zoo goers will participate in a talk presented by Ms. Nakamura who promotes Elephant Conservation by promoting her original Elephant Paper and products! ‘You can’t have Elephant paper without live elephants’ she says! Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund (JTEF) will also have a booth with Information and fundraising T-shirts...Read More »

Painting with a Purpose for World Elephant Day

Come join Elephantopia at Painting with a Twist on World Elephant Day 2018! Bring your friend, a favorite beverage, and get ready to make a beautiful picture of an elephant. Painting with a Twist is donating half of each ticket cost to Elephantopia’s fund for Kavala, the orphaned elephant victim...Read More »

Zoo Leipzig feiert Welt-Elefanten-Tag - Versteigerung echter Elefanten-Fußabdruck

Die Asiatischen Elefanten im Zoo Leipzig sind Botschafter ihrer im natürlichen Lebensraum lebenden und stark vom Aussterben bedrohten Artgenossen in Asien. Der Zoo Leipzig versteigert anlässlich des Welt-Elefanten-Tages 2018 erstmalig einen originalen Fußabdruck des Elefantenbullen Voi Nam auf Leinwand zugunsten des ASERC, dem Austrian Sri Lankan Elephant Research and Conservation...Read More »

Elephantopia's Screening of A Herd of Orphans and Fundraiser in Houston!

Come join Elephantopia at our Houston World Elephant Day Event at Axelrad! Bring your friends and your family (under 21 allowed until 9pm), and enjoy the Pink Elephant drink special. Axelrad will be donating a portion of Pink Elephant drink special sales to Elephantopia.

We will also have the opportunity for...Read More »

World Elephant Day in Memphis, Tennessee for Lucy and Other Elephants In Need

At 9:00 a.m. on August 12, to acknowledge World Elephant Day, a group of like-minded supporters and friends of elephants, especially to captive Lucy in Edmonton, will gather at “Big River Crossing” for a “walk and talk.” Big River Crossing is the longest public pedestrian/bike bridge across the Mississippi River;...Read More »

August 12th World Elephant Day Demonstration for Lucy

Please join Lucy’s Edmonton Advocates Project (LEAP) for a peaceful demonstration on World Elephant Day for Lucy the elephant, held captive at the Edmonton Valley Zoo for 41 years.

Lucy has gained worldwide attention as the long suffering elephant living in isolation in a barren concrete enclosure in Edmonton. Canada’s frigid...Read More »

Thailand Elephants is holding a screening of When Elephants Were Young in Bristol on June 28th.

Patricia Sims will be Skyping in to introduce the film.

...Read More »


Bringing the world together to help elephants

©2024 World Elephant Day
©2024 World Elephant Day