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Wild for Wine


Wild for Wine Zoo EventSaturday, Aug. 17
6 – 9 p.m.

Grab your wine glasses and enjoy a night full of fun at Wild for Wine. Tickets to event include a wine glass to use and take home, appetizers (while supplies last), 9 wine tastings and live music. 

Wild for Wine features animal art in action sessions. At designated times, a few of our animal ambassadors will show off their Van Gogh skills. We will be selling and drawing raffle tickets for each time slot, so try your luck at winning the chance to choose the colors selected and take home that painting! If you don't win - no worries, our education team will have more animal art of different sizes and styles for purchase.

21 & older only (including designated drivers). Infants and children will not be admitted. 

This event is rain or shine. Reservations are required. This is a limited capacity event, so please purchase tickets in advance.

Purchase Tickets

Akron Zoo member discounts will appear once tickets have been been added to your cart. Please make sure to log in and then continue to check-out to view your member discount. 

We do have a new online system and all guests will need to create a new account if you have not done so already after March 1


Akron Zoo Members: $35

  • Designated drivers: $20

Non-members: $40

  • Designated drivers: $25


Feisty Brood Meadery, Gervasi Vineyard, Maize Valley Winery, ThornCreek Winery, Winery at Wolf Creek, Troutman Vineyards, Bent Ladder Cider and Wine, It’s Your Winery, Nauti Vine Winery and Cherry Road Winery 

Food Truck

The Cookery Food Truck


  • Cold Blue Steele band
  • Animal painting encounters