Zoo Brew Thanks to all for the event survey feedback! We heard you and have made changes to the event. This year we have extended the hours of the events, opened a larger layout of the zoo with more animals, increased the number of event tickets available, and while we are no longer offering complimentary food samples, unless you are a VIP guest, we will have a wide selection of food available for purchase. We are also excited to be able to offer discounts for our Zoo Members and Toast to the Wild Series purchasers! Tickets will go on sale for all events to Members on Wednesday, March 6th and to the public on Thursday, March 7th at 10am. New this year: Zoo Member discount now offered on event tickets! Series Discount now offered- Members receive $40 off, $20 off for Non-Members, when you buy all four events Private areas for VIP ticket holders to all four events Larger selection of drinks to sample Extended event hours More Zoo access = more zoo animals! Wide variety of food available for purchase Your Event Ticket Includes: Access to animal habitats throughout the Zoo until twilight 12 drink-sampling tickets Commemorative pint glass Welcome drink Wide variety of food available for purchase Animal encounters and chats Live music and entertainment Meet and greet with our Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) scientists to learn about what they do! Something for everyone… wine & cocktail samples will also be available throughout the event. Saving Species – The great feeling that your ticket purchase went to saving species Your VIP Ticket Includes (in addition to the highlights above): Early admission, one-hour before the event Exclusive access to indoor, air-conditioned areas (Peacock Pavilion & Safari Lodge) from 5:30pm through 8pm Private parking and entrance from Safari Parking lot Two additional drink-sampling tickets (14 total) Complimentary food samples from local restaurants Private animal encounters Additional Details: Additional drink tickets available for purchase at select locations Designated driver tickets available Credit cards are accepted at food stations. Smoking is not permitted in the Zoo Event held rain or shine You will receive your lanyard with 12 drink-sampling tickets upon presenting event ticket at entry. This is an adult event; all guests must be at least 21 years old and present a valid photo ID. No babies or children permitted. Bags will be subject to search. Guests without valid photo ID will not be permitted to enter the event. Programs will be emailed to ticket purchasers prior to the event and uploaded to this web page the day of the event. Proceeds from the “A Toast to the Wild” event series support the Zoo’s own Lindner Center for the Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW). A full list of food items will be posted here closer to the event dates.