ZooBrew and Wine Too!

Thank you for your interest in ZooBrew and Wine Too! coming up on October 2, 2014 at Peoria Zoo.

At this event, guests will have the opportunity to socialize and sample a selection of beer and fine wine as they explore Africa! after hours at Peoria Zoo. The unforgettable event also includes appetizers, live music and dessert.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Peoria Zoo in Glen Oak Park
Ages: 21 & older
Tickets: $55/each
**Tickets are available to purchase at the event!**
Please go to the event entrance, Gate 8 at Peoria Zoo. Gate 8 is located at Peoria Zoo in Glen Oak Park, next to the Tropics Building, old zoo entrance. 


We would like to thank all of our sponsors and vendors for their part in making Zoobrew and Wine Too! a fun and successful event.

Dave Gill Insurance, Wyoming, IL
Aaron Freitag State Farm Agency
Heaven on Earth
Nature Haven
Illinois National Bank
Central Illinois Business Publishers
Peoria Event Rentals
98.5 KISS-FM
99.9 WWCT-FM
101.1 JACK-FM
96.5 ESPN-FM


Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano
Hearth in the Heights
Hometown Wine and Spirits
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
Kelleher's Irish Pub & Eatery
Noir Tapas and Rendezvous Lounge
Publik House
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard 


Each year, Peoria Zoological Society offers four different fundraising events, that raise funds to support it's mission:


2014 Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

A variety of martinis (shaken, not stirred) are served by local celebrity bartenders at an after-hours event in Africa!  Taste our signature martinis and walk the boardwalk with friends for a wonderful springtime evening event.  Martini tastings, appetizers, event-themed desserts, and live entertainment will all be provided.

Zoo To Do

2014 Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Zoo To Do is the annual gala event at Peoria Zoo.  Live entertainment, silent auction, a three-course meal, and beverages will be in full swing at this summer party. Experience how we transform and enliven the Africa! exhibit into an amazing celebration.  Interact with animals from our education collection as they roam the event with their keepers and take a tour of our animal night quarters for an exclusive behind the scenes experience.


Zoo Run Run
2014 Date: August 30, 2014

Join the stamped for this fun and healthy way to support Peoria Zoo! Participate in our 5K Grand Prix Race or the 1/4 Youth Run. Participants recieve a Zoo Run Run T-Shirt, post-race entertainment and food as well as admission into the Zoo! Medals and prizes are awarded during the after party!


ZooBrew and Wine Too!
2014 Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Guests sample a wide variety of beer and wine during a fun fall evening in our Africa! exhibit.  Unlimited drink tastings, appetizers, live music, and dessert make this an unforgettable event. Guests can mingle with our animals in Africa! while listening to wonderful live entertainment.