Wine in the Wilderness

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Sat., Sept. 30, 5:30 - 8:30pm

Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature with wine in hand at Wine in the Wilderness! Visit with native species like bobcats, river otters, and farmyard animals before spreading out your picnic blanket to enjoy sips from your keepsake wine glass while enjoying live music under trees adorned with sparkling cafe lights. Plus, each and every ticket supports our animal care & conservation projects – so wine not? Join us for an evening of friends, festivities, and a glass of wine.


  • Tickets include unlimited wine samples, 3 full glass vouchers, and a wine glass. Full bottles will also be available for purchase (must drink prior to leaving).
  • Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Don’t forget to bring your ID! Guests will not be permitted in the event area without proof of age.
  • Guests are more than welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. No outside alcohol is allowed in the Zoo.
  • Please wear proper footwear, this event is located in a partially wooded area of the Maryland Wilderness and Farmyard areas of the Zoo
  • Guests will have access to food trucks to purchase food.
  • Otter enrichment sponsored by Advance will take place at the river otter habitat at 6:00 PM


Every dollar raised goes directly towards advancing the Zoo’s mission.