Wild Wine, Beer and Food Safari 2017
Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 6 – 9 PM (VIP Reception 5 – 6 PM)
Hosted by Turnpike Spirit Shop and People’s United Bank

Visit the Zoo on a beautiful June evening for tastings from our favorite local restaurants and caterers, and beer and wine tastings provided by Turnpike Spirit Shop (please note: liquor service ends half-hour prior to event close).  Ticket includes all samples, live music, silent auction, and of course, our wild guests on exhibit through 7:30 PM.  ALL guests must be 21 & older to attend.

Tickets to this event are SOLD OUT!

Our silent auction is LIVE – click here to start bidding!

General Admission: $75 per person ($80 at Gate if available)
Groups of Four or More: $70 per person
VIP Admission: $120 per person
VIP Guests enjoy a cocktail reception hosted by Tito’s Handmade Vodka from 5 – 6 PM featuring cocktail tasting, hors d’oeuvres, and a special animal encounter.

Read our FAQ for all important event details.  Still have a question? E-mail us!

Featuring the following premier restaurants & caterers:
Addeo’s Italian Ice
All Rolled Up
Bistro Catering
BRYAC Restaurant & Raw Bar
Carl Anthony Restaurant & Catering
Chili’s Grill & Bar
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Peacock Cafe
Dave Grant Catering
DePuma’s Gluten Free Pasta
Focaccia’s Cafe & Catery
Fortuna’s Catering Co
Geronimo Tequila Bar and Southwest Grill
House of Bones
Hub and Spoke
Little Pub
Luigi’s Italian Pastry
Outriggers Restaurant
Rita’s Ice
Seasonal Catering/Laurel Glen Farm
Source Coffeehouse
The Playful Pantry
Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl & Grill

Live music provided by:

Interested in becoming a vendor? Check out our Registration Form or contact Amanda at abolanos@beardsleyzoo.org or 203-394-6574.

We gratefully acknowledge the generous sponsors of this year’s Wild Wine, Beer & Food Safari.

Big Hearted Bear
The Aiello Charitable Foundation c/o Peter DiNardo Enterprises
Aquarion Water Company
Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala, P.C.
Ganim Financial
Merit Insurance
Servpro of Bridgeport

Opulent Otter
Altice USA
Brody Wilkinson PC
Catherine Ladnier & J. Mickey Robinson
Industrial Health & Safety Consultants, Inc.
Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C.
NST Systems, Inc.

Kind Condor
The Human Resource Consulting Group
Lightower Fiber Networks
David and Kathy MacGhee
Mary Ann and Bob Matthews
The O’Connor Keohane Group/Merrill Lynch
Pullman & Comley, LLC
St. Vincent’s Medical Center

Add your name to this list and secure tickets & marketing benefits for your company while supporting the state’s only Zoo. Click here for sponsorship agreement & options.  Contact Amanda Bolanos at abolanos@beardsleyzoo.org or 203-394-6574 to discuss a custom partnership.