Wine in the Wild
Stroll the Zoo's trails, sampling a variety of wines and heavy hors d'oeuvres while enjoying live music and the Zoo's wild animal residents. This popular community fundraiser is hosted by the Friends of Sunset Zoo.
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Schedule & Ticket Levels
5:30 to 7:00pm • VIP Reception The VIP reception begins inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway. Guests enjoy premium wine and gourmet food selections unique to the VIP Reception. Ticket includes a 12.75 oz. commemorative wine glass and access to the General Admission event.
7:00 to 9:00pm • General Admission General Admission for the event begins at 7:00pm as wine and food stations open throughout the Zoo near the South America, Kansas and Australia trails, and entry plaza. Ticket includes an 8 oz. commemorative wine glass.
Limited Number Available, Get Yours Before We Sell Out
- Credit Card: Online ticket sales will be available when tickets go on sale. Processing fees apply.
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- Cash or Check: Purchase tickets in person at the Zoo's ticket booth open daily 9:30am to 5:00pm.
Frequently Asked QuestionsGet the insider's scoop as you make plans to attend the event.
Wine in the Wild is a Friends of Sunset Zoo fundraising event and is held rain or shine. Guests must be 21 to enter; no infants or children will be admitted into the event.
Thank You to Our 2017 Event SponsorsSponsorship Opportunities Available! Email Sunset Zoo.
First Pour, Wine, Food & VIP Reception Sponsors
Matt & Amy Paquette
Sustaining & Associate Sponsors
Bayer Construction | Boomer Consulting | Coldwell Banker Real Estate |
Community First National Bank | David Geldart Photography | Heartland Title |
Landmark National Bank | Manhattan KS Home Team | Muzizi | Network Plus |
Peaks & Perks Photography | Rockhill Real Estate Group | Sink, Gordon & Associates
Have questions about Wine in the Wild 2017? Contact Friends of Sunset Zoo