Walk In the Wild: Oakland Zoo Annual Fundraiser

The East Bay Zoological Society presents Oakland Zoo’s
22nd Annual Walk in the Wild: An Epicurean Escapade!

Walk in the Wild brings together some of the Bay Area’s finest bakeries, breweries, caterers, restaurants, and wineries for Oakland Zoo’s largest annual fundraiser. Guests of this unique event will stroll through the Zoo and enjoy delicious cuisine, libations, fabulous entertainment, and dancing under the stars.
Come join us on Saturday, June 21, 2014!


Reserve your tickets online:
Member Price - Main Event (Advance Purchase Online):$125
Non-Member Price - Main Event (Advance Purchase Online): $150
Private Pre-Event Patron Party & Main Event Price: (Purchase Online) $300

Day of event ticket cost is $150 for ALL guests (Members and Non-Members) for the Main Event. Purchase your tickets at the Main Entrance.

*Due to the service of alcohol, adults only please. Guests under 21 will not be admitted.

Walk in the Wild: Schedule of Events

Private Pre-Event for Patrons and Sponsors (4:00 - 6:00pm)
Festivities will include special appearances from the Zoo’s animal ambassadors, live music, specialty cocktails, Zoo update from the President and CEO, Dr. Joel Parrott, and the opportunity to get a head start on the Walk in the Wild festivities.

Main Event (5:00 - 8:00pm)
Wine, Dine & Stroll! Enjoy an evening at Oakland Zoo and discover some of the Bay Area’s finest epicurean offerings. Enjoy delectable delights from nearly 100 bakeries, breweries, caterers, restaurants, and wineries.

Dancing and Dessert Under the Stars, Flamingo Plaza (8:00 - 10:00pm)
End your evening on a sweet note as you sample an array of desserts and dance the night away under the stars to the rhythm of the night’s live entertainment.

Vendors and Libations

21st Amendment Brewery
Ale Industries
Barbara Llewellyn Catering
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
Bay Area Beverage Company
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Bison Brewing Company
Blue Moon Honey Wheat
Buffalo Bill's Brewery
Calicraft Brewing Company
Dashe Cellars
Drakers's Brewing Company
Eat Drink Be Merry Catering Co.
E.J. Phair Brewery & Alehouse
El Agavero Restaurant
Elliston Vineyards
Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant
Faction Brewing Company
Faz Restaurants
Fenestra Winery
Fentons Creamery
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Fiscalini Cheese Company
Gelateria Naia
Guadalajara Restaurant
Home of Chicken and Waffles
Honest Tea
Hopper Creek Winery
Irish Monkey Cellars
Italian Colors Ristorante
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
JC Cellars
Just Desserts
Kinder's Meats & Catering
La Bocca Fina Catering
La Rochelle Winery
Ladyfingers Bakery
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Linden Street Brewery
Little Valley Winery
Market Smart Inc.
Marley's Treats
Mendocino Brewing Company
Mercy Vineyards
Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery
Miller Fortune
Montibella Sausage Company
New Belgium Brewing Company
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Numi Organic Tea
Oakland Brewing Company
Oakland Zoo Island Café
Old Towne Danville Bakery
Oliveto Cafe & Restaurant
Ozumo Restaurant
Pizza Antica
Play Cafe
Retzlaff Vineyards
Rock Wall Wine Company
Roland Rosario Cellars
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
Steven Kent Winery
Swiss Delices Bakey
Sysco, San Francisco
Tacos El Novillo
Tacos Guadalajara Taco Truck
Trader Joe's, Rockridge
Treasure Island Wines
Triple Rock Brewing Co.
Trumer Brauerei
Weibel Family Vineyards and Winery
Westover Winery
Wood Tavern
World Ground Café

Thank You to our Walk in the Wild Sponsors

Interested in becoming a Walk in the Wild sponsor?

Sponsorship Levels: Veterinarian, Curator, Zoologist, Environmentalist, Media Sponsor

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for Walk in the Wild, please email Eric Maul, Acting Director of Development, or call (510) 632-9525, ext. 157

Our 2013 Event as featured on KPIX 5


Questions? Please call Matt Rasmussen at (510) 632-9525 ext. 154 or email mrasmussen@oaklandzoo.org. All proceeds from this event benefit the Oakland Zoo’s conservation, education, and animal care programs.


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