Roars 'n Pours

May 11

7 - 10 p.m.

Enjoy a lion’s share of fun at this adult only event celebrating our African lions.  Toast to the king of the beasts with beer and wine from local breweries and wineries! Guests will enjoy 8 sample tastings, as well as, a keeper talk, a lion training wall demonstration, appearances from some of our animal ambassadors and admission to the zoo after hours. Snacks from local food trucks will be available for additional purchase.  

21 and older only, including designated drivers. Registration is required. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable. Guests MUST bring ID to be admitted into the event, no matter the age of the guest. Infants and children will not be admitted. 

Early Bird Prices

Tickets purchased before April 6 at 9 a.m.

  • Akron Zoo Member: $43
  • Non-Member: $48
  • Akron Zoo member designated driver: $25
  • Non-member designated driver: $30

General Admission Prices

Tickets purchased after April 6 at 9 a.m.

  • Akron Zoo member: $48
  • Non-member: $53
  • Akron Zoo member designated driver: $30
  • Non-Member designated driver: $35

Roars 'n Pours VIP

6:30 - 10 p.m.

This ticket includes entrance at 6:30 p.m., four additional tastings, a full-size drink ticket and a treat. 

Early Bird VIP Prices

Tickets purchased before April 6 at 9 a.m.

  • VIP: $58
  • VIP designated driver: $30

General VIP Prices

Tickets purchased after April 6 at 9 a.m.

  • VIP: $63
  • VIP designated driver: $35

Tickets on sale in April.