Detroit Zoo - Wild Beasts Wild Wine

Wild Beasts Wild Wine

August 9 6 to 10 p.m.$45 in advance / $50 at gate (if not sold out) / $85 VIP / $30 Designated Driver (DD)

  • Member pre-sale tickets on sale Thursday, June 13
  • Tickets on sale Thursday, June 20

Wild Beasts Wild Wine features more than 50 local and national wineries and vineyards, live music, exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats at twilight and zookeeper talks.

General Admission Wild Beasts Wild Wine tickets include a commemorative beverage holder and admission to the Zoo, where trails are filled with the most popular reds, whites and rosés. For $45 guests can sip, stroll and enjoy sights of more than 2,400 animals while sampling 10 wines unique to their tasting. Additional tasting tickets and food will be available for purchase. Tickets will be available for $50 at the gate (if not sold out.) Advance ticket purchase is encouraged as space is limited and the event may sell out.

A limited number of Wild Beasts Wild Wine VIP tickets are available. For $85, guests will receive all of the features of the general admission ticket plus private admission through the Rackham Fountain Entrance and access to the VIP lounge (located in the Ford Education Center.) Once inside the VIP lounge, guests can take advantage of exclusive food options, four additional wine samples and a commemorative gift.


Designated Driver Tickets

General Admission Designated Driver (DD) tickets are available for $30, pricing includes Zoo admission and unlimited soft drinks. DD ticket-holders are not permitted to consume alcohol at the event.

New this year! Guests will have the option to purchase Designated Driver VIP tickets for $60. These tickets include all of the same features of the Designated Driver ticket plus private VIP admission through the Rackham Fountain entrance, access to the VIP lounge (located in the Ford Education Center), exclusive food options and a commemorative gift. VIP DD ticket-holders are not permitted to consume alcohol at the event.


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

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