May 3, 2013 1:54 PM by MELISSA CANONE
Wedding bells will be ringing at the Zoo of Acadiana when two giraffes say "I do"! Gabriel has found love with his mate Evangeline, and soon they will be tying the knot.
Today, the zoo announced the results of their online auction for bridal party roles.
"We want to thank everyone that participated in the online bidding for these spots. It was a great deal of fun and I certainly enjoyed calling all the winners and hearing the screams of excitement," said Director of Marketing/Events Lea Loftin.
Bridal party for Gabriel and Evangeline, Acadiana's Giraffes:
Best Man - Master Beau Colletti
Maid of Honor - Ms. Mandy Cousson
Miss Annabeth Marie Guichard
Miss Lexi Daville
Miss Amelie Wyatt
Master Gaven Cousson
Miss Mackensie Boyd
Miss Kaitlyn Boyd
Ms. Celeste Dejean
Master Cohen Colomb
God Parents of Evangeline - Bride
Mr. and Mrs. Paul and Emily Hagius
God Mother of Gabriel - Groom
Mrs. Mary DeRouen
The zoo is inviting everyone to go out and enjoy this extraordinary, once in a lifetime occasion. The two will be united on May 5 and the ceremony will last from 11 to 4 pm.
Giraffe wedding is this Sunday May 5th. Event time is from 11am - 4pm with the wedding ceremony taking place at 1pm. Join us for a great celebration.
Guests can enjoy wedding cake as they observe the tall, happy couple. All guests to this event must purchase admission tickets. (Zoo of Acadiana Members pay half-price for their tickets).