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Time’s running out for Sippin’ Safari tickets

Zoo Atlanta’s signature wine event returns on Saturday, September 22.

Atlanta’s wildest wine cellar comes uncorked for a third year at Sippin’ Safari presented by Groupon on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Only a few days remain to get tickets to the signature event, which features wine sampling, bites from local restaurants, live music on stages throughout the Zoo, evening wildlife viewing and more for Zoo-goers ages 21 and up.

Music headliner 30Vice will be joined by Zach Cambria & Baby Rose, Dreggae and The Tuten Brothers. The wine list includes offerings from 7 Deadly Zins; 10 Span; Acrobat; Candoni; Carletto Ricco; Concannon; Cupcake; Fantini; Freixenet; Gooseneck; Guenoc; Greystone; Josh; Kim Crawford; King Stag; Mezzacorona; Michele Chiarlo; Mouton Cadet; Nicholas; Paul Cheneau; Paso Creek; Rosatello; Ruffino Ducale; Simi; and Simply Naked. Select beers will also be available from Almanac; From the Earth; Full Sail; Ironmonger; Mother Earth; and Paradox.

Participating restaurants include City Winery; Corner Tavern; Dantanna’s; D.B.A Barbecue; Escorpion Tequila Bar and Cantina; Mac the Cheese; Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company; Revolution Doughnuts; The Sun Dial; Taysty Treats Bakery; Vickery’s Bar and Grill; and Wahoo! Grill.

General admission tickets are $70 if purchased on or before September 21; $75 on the day of the event. Tickets include wine sampling, food and live music. A limited number of VIP tickets are available at $125 if purchased on or before September 21; $135 on the day of the event. The VIP experience includes all the benefits of general admission, as well as early event entry at 5 p.m., exclusive wines and beers and use of private restrooms and the air-conditioned VIP lounge.

Like all signature events at Zoo Atlanta, Sippin’ Safari is an important source of support for operations that fund mission-critical conservation work to protect species and their habitats both globally and locally. Visit here to learn more about just a few of the programs and partnerships that benefit from Zoo support.

Look here for tickets and event information. Attendees must be 21 or older; guests under 21 will not be admitted.

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; VIP entry at 5 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30315

Rachel Davis, Director of Communications
404.624.2812 – office
404.309.2238 – cell

Gavin Johnson, Public Relations and Communications Specialist
404.624.5980 – office

About Zoo Atlanta
Viewed as one of the finest zoological institutions in the U.S. and a proud accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta has a mission to inspire value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family experiences. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Zoo highlights include giant pandas, including Ya Lun and Xi Lun, a set of twins born to Lun Lun on September 3, 2016; 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. Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience, featuring more than 70 species in a 111,000 square-foot complex, is the world’s first LEED Gold-certified reptile and amphibian exhibit. The Zoo’s newest experience, Treetop Trail presented by Kaiser Permanente, opened in March 2017. Up-close-and-personal animal experiences include behind-the-scenes Wild Encounters with African elephants, African lions, Aldabra giant tortoises, giant pandas and lemurs. Zoo Atlanta is open year-round with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Keeper talks, interactive wildlife presentations, education programs and special events run year-round. For more information, visit

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