SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 2) – Hogle Zoo is opening up after hours this August especially for adults with its Wild About Wine and Zoo Pub events, featuring either wine or ale tasting on the first three Wednesdays of the month. It all kicks off with Wild About Wine on Aug. 3 and 17 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Guests will arrive at the Asian Highlands dining area where they can enjoy a selection of eight wines that are available in Utah liquor stores, as well as chat with a local wine expert who will be on hand to answer any and all wine questions.
Tickets to the event also include food. Hogle Zoo will also host a special night featuring local company Epic Brewery. Epic Brewmaster Kevin Crompton will be on hand to answer beer related as guests test Epic beers and eat appetizers.
Tickets for both Wild about Wine and Zoo Pub are available at www.hoglezoo.org and include a designated driver option for those people who wish to attend Wild about Wine or Zoo Pub but do not wish to drink. The ticket will include admission into the park, food and some non alcoholic drinks for the evening. The price is $25. The Designated Driver must be 21+ and have valid I.D.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is one of only 223 accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For more information visit www.aza.org.