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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo: Zoofari


Note to all Zoo guests: The Zoo will be closed on Thursday, June 10, so we can prepare for our Zoofari fundraising event. The Zoo will re-open on Friday, June 11.

SYM Financial Advisors presents Zoofari: Brews, Bites, & Beasts, a WILD fundraising event that offers guests aged 21 and older the chance to sample delicious bites and beverages from over 50 local and regional establishments all while enjoying live music and connecting with our amazing animals. Proceeds from this event support daily operations, education programs, and providing exceptional care for over 1,400 animals.

VIP Early Admission tickets are $165 and offer admission at 5:30 p.m. and fewer lines. General Admission tickets are $85 and allow admission any time after 6:30 p.m. Your special event ticket includes all food and beverage samples. For more information, please contact or 260-427-2040.

The safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff is a top priority as we finalize our plans, and as such, you may notice a few changes from previous events, and please note that the number of available tickets has been reduced. We are following guidance from health officials on modifications to ensure guest safety, food safety, and to promote social distancing. We are encouraging all guests to take personal safety precautions including following social distance guidelines, bringing a facial covering, and hand sanitizer as these may increase their comfort level while attending the event.

Must be 21 to attend. Proof of age is required at the gate. No exceptions.


Event Schedules

Due to ongoing precautions during the COVID-19 Pandemic, events may be subject to changes, attendance restrictions, or cancellations. Please check with the event host and or venue for any events you are planning to attend. 

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