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Wild Wines 2023

Dates: 4/28/2023 - 4/29/2023
Times: VIP Night (7pm-9pm); Mane Event (7pm-10pm)

Friday, April 28, 2023, VIP Night (7pm-9pm) -- at the Zoo
Saturday, April 29, 2023, "Mane" Event (7pm-10pm) --
Two amazing nights!

At Wild Wines, guests enjoy food from the area's best restaurants paired with hand-selected wines and liquors from O'Looney's. Special appearances by some of the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors will make this experience truly unforgettable! It's why AY Magazine readers have voted Wild Wines best fundraising event in the state year after year!

The Friday night VIP experience happens in and around Café Africa and the Civitan Pavilion and features premium wine from O'Looney's Wine and Liquor with food from the best area restaurants. Lively music will keep you moving while you visit with the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors.  Your ticket for Friday night's VIP Night includes admission to the Saturday night "Mane" event. 

VIP night's restaurants will include some of the most popular restaurants in Central Arkansas.  Stay tuned for details!

The Saturday night "Mane" event is the Wild Wines party the public has grown to love at the Zoo with more than 200 wines from O'Looney's to sample and food from dozens of restaurants and catering establishments. Animal ambassadors greet guests and lively music can be found throughout the Zoo! 

Mane Event restaurants include some of the best of the best in Central Arkansas.  Stay tuned for details! 

Ambassador animals will be at both events-- great fun, great food, wine and entertainment. 

  • Wild Wines is a fundraiser of the Arkansas Zoological Foundation and tickets are non-refundable.
  • The Friday night event will not cancel for rain - it will take place in Cafe Africa and the Civitan Pavilion.
  • Wild Wines admission tickets will be delivered via e-mail (please check spam/junk folder).
  • Event admission includes all food and drinks.
  • Wild Wines guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend, no exceptions. A valid photo ID will be checked upon entry.

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* Please confirm directly with the promoter or box office to ensure event details have not changed.

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