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Get ready for Oakland Zoo’s
25th Annual Walk in the Wild: An Epicurean Escapade!

Walk In the Wild: Oakland Zoo Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Experience a unique evening strolling through the Zoo sampling cuisine from the Bay Area's top chefs and restaurants, microbreweries and wineries. End the night with live music and desserts.
Attendees must be 21 or over.

Walk in the Wild 25 Events

Patron Party
4:00 - 6:00pm
VIP Preview of California Trail
Sparkling Bay views are the backdrop for an evening of California fusion cuisine prepared by executive chefs selected for this inaugural event. Be among the first to ride the aerial gondola to the Kaiser Permanente Visitor Center & Restaurant to enjoy an evening of gourmet hors d'oeuvres, boutique wines and micro-brewed beers. This is the first party in what will soon become a destination venue. Please reserve early as tickets are limited.

Main Event
5:30 - 8:00pm

Delectable delights from over 100 caterers, restaurants, breweries and wineries

8:00 - 10:00pm
Desserts and dancing to live music

Tickets

Patron Party Ticket (includes Main Event) - $400 per person
Main Event Ticket - $150 per person for Zoo members and $175 per person for non-members

Click here to purchase tickets online for the Patron Party (includes Main Event). A processing fee will be applied.

Click here to purchase tickets online for Walk in the Wild. A processing fee will be applied.

A customer service fee of $9.75 will be added to each ticket purchased by mail, in person or on the phone.

2017 Vendors and Libations

21st Amendment Brewery
alaMar Kitchen & Bar
Ale Industries
Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar
Big Country Kitchen
Bijou Catering
Bison Brewing Company
Blue Heron Catering
Bordenave's Bakery
Buffalo Bill's Brewery
Calicraft Brewing Company
Christine's Upper Crust Pies
Concannon Vineyard
The Core Group
Cultivar Wine & Beer
Dashe Cellars
Drakes's Brewing Company
E & O Kitchen and Bar
E.J. Phair Brewery & Alehouse
Eat Drink Be Merry Catering Co.
Elliston Vineyards
Faction Brewing Company
Fenestra Winery
Fentons Creamery
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Fusion Jerky
Gilman Brewing Company
Gregory's Gourmet Desserts
Holly’s Mandarin
Hopscotch
Independent Brewing Company
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Keena's Kitchen
Kinder's BBQ
La Bocca Fina Catering
Ladyfingers Bakery
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lava Pit Hawaiian Grill
Little Skillet
McLaughlin Coffee Company
Marley's Treats
Mendocino Brewing Company
Mercy Vineyards
Mestiza Taqueria
Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery
Montibella Sausage Company
Murrieta’s Well Winery
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Numi Organic Tea
Oakland Zoo
Otaez Mexican Restaurant
Otaez Taqueria
Pacific Coast Brewing
Peter's Kettle Corn
Pican
Piccolo Napoli
Pizza Antica
Pizza Port Brewing Company
Portales Taqueria
Red Boy Pizza
Retzlaff Vineyards
Rock Wall Wine Company
Roland Rosario Cellars
Rosamunde Sausage Grill
Rosenblum Cellars
Scott's Seafood - Jack London Square
Semifreddi's
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
South City Cider
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
Steven Kent Winery
Trader Joe's, Rockridge
Treasure Island Wines
Triple Rock Brewing Co.
Trumer Brauerei
Tsingtao Beer
Urban Legend Cellars
US Foods
Wani's Market
Wente Vineyards
Woods Beer Co.
Wood Tavern
World Ground Café


Sponsorship

To learn about sponsorship opportunities and matching gifts, please contact Sara Becker at (510)-632-9525 ext. 188, or via email at sbecker@oaklandzoo.org

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Angel - $25,000
  • 16 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event
  • Two-page ad and outside back cover of the WIW program
  • Listing on the permanent donor board for California Trail
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Company logo on event invitations
  • Recognition on the Zoo's website for three months
  • Company logo on Highway 580 Walk in the Wild billboard

Director - $12,000
  • 12 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event
  • Full-page ad in the WIW 25 program
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the 2018 Donor Board in the Zoo
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Company logo on event invitations
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s website for three months

Veterinarian - $6,000
  • 6 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event
  • Half-page ad in the WIW 25 program
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the 2018 Donor Board in the Zoo
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s website for three months

Curator - $3,600
  • 4 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event
  • Half-page ad in the WIW 25 program
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the 2018 Donor Board in the Zoo
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s website for three months

Zoologist - $2,000
  • 2 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event
  • Listing in the WIW 25 program
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the 2018 Donor Board in the Zoo

Environmentalist - $1,500
  • 2 reservations for the Main Event
  • Listing in the WIW 25 program
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the 2018 Donor Board in the Zoo

Thank You to our 2017 Walk in the Wild Sponsors

Director Level
 



Thank you to our Media Sponsors

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Contact

Questions? Please call (510) 632-9525 ext. 154 or email ccorona@oaklandzoo.org.

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