Summer Sips

July 29

Ticket sales coming soon | Members only: June 3 | General public: June 17

It’s five o’clock here! Summer Sips, presented by KeyBank, is the Detroit Zoo’s newest 21-and-over event to celebrate summer!

What can we expect at Summer Sips?

  • A selection of themed specialty cocktails, as well as classic spirits
  • Live entertainment
  • Exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats until twilight
  • Animal habitat chats
  • Themed photo opportunities

What’s new at Summer Sips 2022?

Summer Sips is the newest way to soak up the sun and enjoy a night out! Inspired by Jimmy Buffet, this event is sure to turn the Zoo into a tropical paradise. We are also excited to feature Air Margaritaville, an unforgettable band playing some of your favorite summer tunes. Guests of Summer Sips will enjoy fun games and activities, so be sure to keep an eye out for any lost shakers of salt.

All attendees must be 21 or older; photo ID is required.

How does Summer Sips support the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) mission?

By attending events hosted by the Detroit Zoo, you are directly supporting the DZS mission of Celebrating and Saving Wildlife and Wild Places. Your event admission provides support so that DZS can continue to demonstrate extraordinary leadership in conservation, animal welfare, education and environmental sustainability.