Wine in the Wild

Wine in the WildPresented By Bank of the Flint Hills

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.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Schedule & Ticket Levels 

5:30 to 7:00pm • VIP Reception 

$80 Advance • $100 Day of Event, If Available
The Dental Health Group's VIP reception begins inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway. Guests enjoy premium wine and gourmet food selections unique to the VIP Reception. Ticket includes a 12.75 oz. commemorative wine glass and access to the General Admission event.

7:00 to 9:00pm • General Admission

$50 Advance • $60 Day of Event, If Available
General Admission for the event begins at 7:00pm as wine and food stations open throughout the Zoo near the South America, Kansas and Australia trails, and live music from Muzizi entertains guests in Chautauqua Amphitheater. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a sparkling wine pour courtesy of CivicPlus. Ticket includes an 8 oz. commemorative wine glass.

Purchase Tickets

Ticket Sales Open Monday, May 1 at Noon

Limited Number Available, Get Yours Before We Sell Out

  • Credit Card: Go online & get yours today. Processing fees apply.
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  • Cash or Check: Purchase tickets in person at the Zoo's ticket booth open daily 9:30am to 5:00pm.

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 2017 Event Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Email Courtney Dehn, Events and Guest Service Manager

Presenting Sponsor

Bank of the Flint Hills

First Pour, Wine, Food & VIP Reception Sponsors
 Nespor's   Hy-Vee   Dental Health Group

Executive Sponsors

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Sustaining & Associate Sponsors
Bayer Construction | Boomer Consulting | Heartland Title
Landmark National Bank | Manhattan KS Home Team | Muzizi
Rockhill Real Estate Group | Sink, Gordon & Associates

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