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Zoofari 2020


August 7
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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(260) 427-6800

Zoofari LogoTickets go on sale July 6 at noon.

Note to all zoo guests: The zoo will be closed on Friday, August 7 so we can prepare for the Zoofari event. The zoo will re-open at 9 AM on Saturday, August 8.

Zoofari presented by SYM Financial Advisors offers guests 21 and older the chance to sample delicious food, beer, and wine from over 50 local and regional establishments as they stroll through the zoo listening to music from local bands and enjoying the animals.  Proceeds from this event support zoo operations, conservation, education, and animal care programs. VIP tickets are $150, and offer fewer lines with an early admission of 5 PM. Regular admission tickets are $75 for admission at 6 PM. Ticket purchase includes all food and beverage samples. For more information, please contact or 260-427-2040.

Sponsorships are still available for Zoofari, click here for pricing information. For availability or to reserve your spot today, please contact Erin Ward at or 260-427-2318.

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

2019 Photos

View the 2019 photo album on Flickr



Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor:

SYM Financial Advisors

Savannah Sponsors:

3Rivers Federal Credit Union
Sweetwater Music Instruments & Pro Audio, Chuck & Lisa Surack
Steel Dynamics
Diepenbrock Facial Cosmetic surgery

Ranger Sponsors:

Shambaugh & Son Contractors Engineers Service

Guide Sponsors:

Sierra Nevada Transparent Back

Kopjes Sponsors:

Mainstay Solutions
The Hagerman Group

Rover Sponsors:

Trail Sponsors:

Vendors List:

2 Toms Brewing

Bandidos Mexican Restaurant

Bell’s Brewing

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

Black Canyon

Blake’s Hard Cider

Boston Beer

Byler Lane Winery

Casa Ristoranti Italiano

Chapmans Brewing Company

Club Soda


Cookie Cottage

CoreLife Eatery

Crossraods Kombucha

DeBrand Fine Chocolates

Eddie Merlot

Elysian Brewing

Empyrean Events and Catering

For Goodness Cakes

Golden Road Brewing

Granite City Food and Brewery

Hartland Winery

Hop River Brewing

JK O’Donnels

Keikionga Cider Co.

Kona Ice

Lagunitas Brewing Company

LaOtto Brewing

Lucille’s BBQ

Mad Anthony Brewing Company

Maple Leaf Farms

Metazoa Brewing Co.

Nestle – Dreyer’s Ice Cream

Poptique Popcorn

Quaff ON! Brewing Co.

Reggae Wines

Revolution Brewing

Rhinegeist Brewery

Round Barn Winery & Tabor Hill

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Salsa Grille

Sassie’s Cakes

Shigs In Pit

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Skyline Chili

Sun King Brewery


Three Floyds Brewing

Three Rivers Distillery

Tim Hortons

Voo Doo BBQ & Grill

Whip and Chill

White Claw

Wine Time

Zinnia’s Bakehouse