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Signature wine festival returns to Zoo Atlanta for the first time since 2019

ATLANTA – July 13, 2022 – Atlanta’s wildest wine cellar comes uncorked with the much-anticipated return of Zoo Atlanta’s Sippin’ Safari, set for Saturday, September 17, 2022. The popular signature event, which will take place from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., will feature sampling of over 50 selections of wine varietals and blends from leading winemaking regions. A limited selection of beers and hard seltzers will also be available.

Live music, after-hours wildlife viewing until dusk, Keeper Talks, and free rides on the Endangered Species Carousel and Zoo Train will enhance the one-of-a-kind experience for ages 21 and up. Food will be available for an additional purchase.

Save on general admission with early-bird tickets through August 4. Now through August 4, tickets are $55 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $60 for non-Members. After August 4, tickets will be $65 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $70 for non-Members.

In addition to the above-mentioned general admission benefits, special VIP tickets will feature additional bonus opportunities: early admission to the event at 5 p.m.; access to the VIP Lounge in Savanna Hall’s Michael & Thalia Carlos Ballroom, overlooking the African Savanna; exclusive hors d’oeuvres thoughtfully paired with VIP Lounge wine samples; a chat with a certified sommelier to learn more about the wines being sampled; and an event T-shirt. Now through August 4, VIP tickets are $110; $120 after August 4.

Get early-bird tickets and learn more here at zooatlanta.org. Sippin’ Safari is open to ages 21 and up only; guests under 21 will not be admitted.


Rachel Davis
Director of Communications
404.624.2812 – office
404.309.2238 – cell

Gavin Johnson
Public Relations & Communications Specialist
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About Zoo Atlanta
A proud accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the gold standard for animal care and welfare, Zoo Atlanta has a mission to save wildlife and their habitats through conservation, research, education, and engaging experiences. The Zoo is home to more than 1,000 animals representing more than 200 species from around the world, many of them endangered or critically endangered. Highlights include giant pandas, including Ya Lun and Xi Lun, the only giant panda twins in the U.S.; one of North America’s largest zoological populations of great apes; and a global center of excellence for the care and study of reptiles and amphibians. Recent transformations include the African Savanna, featuring expanded habitats for African elephants, giraffes, zebras, ostriches, warthogs, meerkats, and rhinos; Savanna Hall, a state-

of-the-art special event destination in the restored historic former home of the Atlanta Cyclorama; and the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Plaza. For more information, visit zooatlanta.org.

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