Tickets on Sale for Wildly Popular Wild Wine, Beer, and Food Safari to Benefit Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo!
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – April 3, 2023 – Animal lovers, wine and beer aficionados, and food connoisseurs from near and far will gather in an exotic atmosphere for the annual “Wild Wine, Beer, and Food Safari” benefitting Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, on Saturday, June 3, 2023 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM (rain or shine). The evening will include live entertainment by The Navels on the stage at our Peacock Pavilion, our famous ‘Lucky Duck’ fountain game, as well as a fabulous 75+ item silent auction.
“This event sells out every year and it’s easy to understand why. What could be better than enjoying the Zoo on a beautiful early summer night while sampling food, wine, and beer, with live music and animals on exhibit?” asked Gregg Dancho, zoo director. “A special thank you to all of our sponsors who make this an unforgettable evening each year.”
Hosted by Turnpike Spirit Shop of Fairfield, guests will enjoy sampling dozens of different wine and beer selections.
This expedition of taste will feature delectable fare from local restaurants and caterers such as: Creative Kitchen Catering, Dave Grant Caters, Fortuna's Catering, Garden Catering, Hardcore Sweets, Hub & Spoke, Little Pub, Luna Azzurra Italiano, Micalizzi Italian Ice, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Open Door Tea, The Blind Rhino, Vazzy's and Yalla Organic Food.
You can purchase tickets here: beardsleyzoo.org/wild-wine
To volunteer, be a food or beverage vendor, sponsor, purchase tickets, or donate an auction item, contact Ashley Volkens at 203-394-5522, or email Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
Let Your Curiosity Run Wild! Connecticut’s only zoo, celebrating its 101st year, features 350 animals representing primarily North and South American and Northern Asian species. Guests won’t want to miss our Amur tiger and leopards, maned wolves, Mexican gray wolves and red wolves. Other highlights include our Spider Monkey Habitat, the prairie dog exhibit, and the Pampas Plain with giant anteaters and Chacoan peccaries. Guests can grab a bite from the Peacock Café and eat in the Picnic Grove. As an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and participant in its Species Survival Plan (SSP) programs, the non-profit Zoo is committed to the preservation of endangered animals and wild habitats. Tickets must be purchased on the Zoo’s website at beardsleyzoo.org.
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