Enjoy an evening of live music, drinks and dining brought to you by some of the Bay Area’s top chefs and restaurants, regional beers and wines, and dancing at the Oakland Zoo’s largest annual fundraiser. All of the proceeds go directly to providing the highest quality animal care and exhibits, supporting the protection of endangered species worldwide and delivering impactful education programs that aim to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders. Festivities will include special appearances from the Zoo’s animal ambassadors, live music, specialty cocktails, and the opportunity to be among the first to ride the aerial gondola to the Kaiser Permanente Visitor Center & Restaurant. What better chance to discover some of the Bay Area’s finest epicurean offerings including items from over 100 bakeries, breweries, caterers, restaurants and wineries? No guests under 21 please.
If You Go:
When: Saturday, June 24 from 5:30 p.m.–10 p.m.
Where: Oakland Zoo
9777 Golf Links Road
Cost: $150 zoo members, $175 for non-members
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