Wednesday, August 26, 2015
6 to 10 p.m., rain* or shine

The Young Zoo Friends invite you to a 21-and-up celebration at the Saint Louis Zoo to enjoy music, beer and wine at Jammin' at the Zoo. This event features a variety of wine and beer for purchase.

*except for severe storms

Purchase tickets online.


Sarah Jane & The Blue Notes, 3 Pedros, Video DJ Todd Thomas

Be on the lookout for other pop-up performances throughout the evening!

Eats and Drinks

Wine and Beer Sampling from 6 to 8 p.m., while supplies last.
Sample wines from more than 10 wineries, featuring 85 different wines, and beers from St. Louis microbreweries.

Dinner at Lakeside Cafe Patio
For an additional $25, enjoy a heavy appetizer dinner buffet, two drink tickets, access to a private cash bar and a private, covered event area.

Bars and Food
Wine by the glass and bottle, beer, soda and frozen specialty drinks will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Food will also be available to purchase during the event.

No outside alcoholic beverages will be permitted at the event. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic supper or baskets.


Includes admission to event, wine and beer tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. (while supplies last), live entertainment and opportunity to purchase wine, beer and food.

  • Zoo Members: $10. See below regarding parking.
  • Non-Members: $20. See below regarding parking.
  • Optional dinner buffet: Additional $25.

Purchase your tickets in advance online or purchase at the door.

Attire is casual/dressy casual.


Parking is free for this event.

  • Zoo Members: Park for free at the north parking lot on Government Drive, and enter through the North Entrance.
  • Non-members: Park for free at the south parking lot on Wells Drive, and enter through the South Entrance.

What to Expect at a Tasting

Wine and beer samples are given in 1-oz pours so that you can experience the aromas, flavors and richness of the wine and beer.

Proceeds Benefit the Zoo

Proceeds benefit the Saint Louis Zoo and its efforts to save endangered species at home and around the world.


  • Macy's
  • Mid America Chevy Dealers
  • Fox2 & KPLR 11
  • Y98


Brandon Hentze and Katie Rensing

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