12th Annual King of Feasts at the Sacramento Zoo
Eat, Drink, Luau!
WHAT’S HAPPENING: It’s time for the 12th annual King of Feasts at the Sacramento Zoo. Enjoy delicious food from Sacramento’s finest restaurants. Also sample local beers, wines and premium spirits while celebrating with Sacramento’s exotic animals.
WHERE: Sacramento Zoo, at the corner of Land Park Dr. and Sutterville Rd. in William Land Park.
WHEN: Saturday, June 22nd, from 6 to 9 pm.
From 6 pm to 9 pm on Saturday, June 22nd, the Sacramento Zoological Society will host King of Feasts, a food and wine luau with a Sacramento twist. It will feature a wide selection of local beers, wines, premium spirits and mouth-watering specialties offered by the Sacramento region’s finest restaurants. This isn’t a crowded event where you wait in long lines; instead, you’ll find plenty of food, beverages and entertainment throughout the lush landscape of the 14-acre Zoo.
New this year is the Sactown Magazine VIP area at the Tall Wonders Giraffe Pavilion. With an additional $20 donation directed to the Small Wonders of Africa exhibit renovation, guests will receive: eye-to-eye giraffe encounters, exclusive catered hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.
Some of the restaurants participating include: Blackbird Kitchen and Bar, Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Company, Zocalo, Seasons 52, The Melting Pot, Copper Hill Olive Oil, Cupcake Craving, Fat Cat Scones, Hillstone Olive Oil, Holsum Produce, Joe’s Crab Shack, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Lucero Olive Oil, Magpie Caterers & Café, Matt’s Ice Creations, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Rubio’s and Taste of the Wild Catering.
Breweries, wineries and beverages include: Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Clarksburg Wine Company, Hoppy Brewing Company, Lost Coast Brewery, Madrona Vineyards, Markstein Beverage Co. of Sacramento, Michael David Winery, Renwood Winery, Revolution Wines, River City Brewing Company, Shipyard Brewing, Terra d’Oro Winery, Three Wine Company, Twisted Rivers Wines, New Helvetia Brewing Co. and Erdinger Weissbrau.
Break out your luau attire and prepare for a unique evening of international aloha-flavor for adults. Relax with entertainment and food. The evening will include ukulele players, Polynesian dancers, D.J. dancing and three silent auctions featuring one-of-a-kind items.
This is the twelfth consecutive year for the event, which draws hundreds of participants annually. The Zoo will close early at 1:30 p.m. on the 22nd to prepare for the Luau.
Tickets may be purchased in advance for $45 for Zoo members, $50 for non-members or $60 at the door. Adults only, please. Visit www.saczoo.org, or call 916-808-5888 to purchase tickets. Proceeds from this event benefit Zoo improvements, education programs and wildlife conservation.
Sacramento Zoo – Wildly Inspiring!
Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 500 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $11.25; children ages 2-11 are $7.25 and one and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit saczoo.org.
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