Wednesday, August 24, 2016 

6 to 10 p.m., rain* or shine

The Young Zoo Friends invite you to sip cabernets for conservation at their summer 21-and-up event, Jammin’ at the Zoo presented by Macy’s. Enjoy great live music while sampling your way through different wines and a selection of brews from St. Louis microbreweries.

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

*except for severe storms

To purchase tickets, click here.
You may also purchase tickets at the door.


August 24: My Friend Mike, Dirty Muggs, Juggling Jeff and roaming unicyclists

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.

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. 21-and-up only.

Also from 6 to 8 p.m., get up-close-and-personal with stingrays and sharks at Stingrays at Caribbean Cove presented by Mercy Kids, and take a spin on the Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel.


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.

To purchase tickets, click here. You may also purchase tickets at the door.

Special private party areas are available in advance for groups of 25 or more by calling 314/646-4642 or emailing

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.

Relax after some rock ’n’ roll…

The Cheshire is excited to offer partygoers a 25 percent discount on hotel rooms. Book online or call The Cheshire at (314) 647-7300 and mention Jammin’ at the Zoo.

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.


  • Shannon Bishop & Justin Rand


  • Macy's
  • Mid America Chevy Dealers
  • Z107.7
  • 93.7 The Bull

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