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Fund Raising Events

Brew at the Zoo
September 26, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (VIP entrance at 6:30 p.m.)

Jacksonville’s wildest Food and Drink Festival features delicious restaurants and breweries in the awesome setting of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Now in its eighth year, Brew at the Zoo is a “must-attend” event for adults to EAT. DRINK. ZOO. Guests will receive three drink tickets for beverages from our full bars, enjoy unlimited tastes of over 50 craft and import beers in signature tasting glasses, and sample dishes from over 30 local restaurants. All proceeds benefit the care and feeding of the Zoo’s over 2,000 animals.

Tickets go on sale in August, date will be announced soon!
Last year sold out, so purchase your tickets early. All attendees must be 21 years or older, and show valid proof of ID upon entrance to the event.
Visit our event page on Facebook to keep up with the latest updates on participating restaurants, breweries, bands and more!

$50 for Zoo members
$55 for non-members
$80 for VIP (includes 6:30 p.m. early entrance, collectible pilsner glass and access to other special VIP benefits)
$25 for Designated Drivers (will not be served alcohol, but may sample all food)

Purchase tickets here!

OMNI Hotel Package: Downtown Location, 8 miles from the Zoo
Includes Friday afternoon check-in with shuttle service to and from Brew at the Zoo and breakfast for one. Additional breakfasts can be added on at $20 per person.
$100 per room (1-4 Guests, includes breakfast for one)
$20 per each additional breakfast (up to 3)

This is an exclusive package and must be purchased through our website.

Treat friends and clients to as taste extravaganza while supporting the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens! Contact Julie Peterson at 904-757-4463 x 134 or (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information on sponsorship opportunities, including benefits and purchasing.

Leopard Lager, $10,000
Alligator Ale, $5,000
Stingray Stout, $2,500
Penguin Porter, $1,000


Jacksonville Artist’s Guild Exhibit

In celebration of the Zoo’s 100-year anniversary, members of the Jacksonville Artist’s Guild have created 100 Zoo images for display in the Zoo’s Palm Plaza Café.

These images are available for purchase until September 1, 2014.

Please visit the Palm Plaza Café, located in Range of the Jaguar, to view these beautiful works of art.

For fundraising event questions, please call 904-757-4463, ext. 196.