Wine in the Wild

Wine in the WildAn Evening to Benefit Sunset Zoo

Stroll the Zoo's trails, sampling a variety of wines and heavy hors d'oeuvres while enjoying live music and the Zoo's wild animal residents. This popular community fundraiser is hosted by the Friends of Sunset Zoo and occurs annually the first Saturday in June.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Save the Date!

Wine in the Wild 2017 is Saturday, June 3. Tickets go on sale at Noon on Monday, May 1.

Tentative Schedule for the Evening

  • 5:30pm VIP Reception: Inside the Zoo's Nature Exploration Center located at the entryway 
  • 7pm General Admission: Wine & food stations open throughout the main Zoo

Sponsoring the Event

To learn more about sponsoring the event, contact Courtney Dehn, Events and Guest Services Manager, at or call 785-587-2737 for more information. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Get the insider's scoop as you make plans to attend the event.

Wine in the Wild is a Friends of Sunset Zoo fundraising event and is held rain or shine. Guests must be 21 to enter; no infants or children will be admitted into the event.

Thank You to Our 2016 Event Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Email Courtney DehnEvents and Guest Services Manager.

Presenting, Wine, Food & VIP Reception Sponsors

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Executive Sponsors
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Sustaining & Associate Sponsors
Dale & Susanne Bradley | Bruce McMillan Architects | Boomer Consulting
Ryan & Sons | Simmons Company | The Trust Company | Varney & Associates

Have questions about Wine in the Wild 2017? Contact Friends of Sunset Zoo