Wild for Wine

Aug 12

6 - 9 p.m.

Wild for Wine Event Logo

Sample wines from sought after wineries while enjoying an animal painting demonstration and live music by Tyler Chaffee.

Tickets include 9 sample tastings and admission to the zoo after hours. Snacks from food trucks will be available for purchase as well!

EVENT TOKEN ALERT! This event participates in the Event Token Giveaway. Collect a token from each participating event, and turn them in at Brew at the zoo on Saturday, December 30 to be entered to win two VIP Brew at the Zoo 2024 tickets. The more tokens you collect, the better chance you have to win!

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.


  • Akron Zoo member: $33
  • Non-member: $38 
  • Akron Zoo member designated driver: $20  
  • Non-member designated driver: $25

Purchase Tickets



  • Lincoln Way Vineyards
  • Maize Valley Winery
  • Nauti Vine Winery
  • Sundog Cellars
  • Sunny Slope Winery
  • The Winery at Wolf Creek
  • Troutman Vineyards and Winery
  • White Timbers Winery
  • Magna Wine Boutique
  • Ugly Bunny Winery

Food Trucks

  • Scott's Fire & Ice
  • The Real Chefs Food