?> Walk in the Wild: Annual Fundraiser

Walk In the Wild: Oakland Zoo Annual Fundraiser The East Bay Zoological Society presents Oakland Zoo’s
24th Annual Walk in the Wild: An Epicurean Escapade!


Join us on Saturday, June 25, 2016 for a benefit like no other. Walk in the Wild, Oakland Zoo’s largest annual fundraiser, offers guests an enchanting evening of live musical entertainment, scrumptious dining from the Bay Area’s top chefs and restaurants, an impressive selection of regional beers and wines, and dessert and dancing under the stars. Due to the service of alcohol, adults only. No guests under 21 please.

All proceeds go directly to providing the highest quality animal care and exhibits, supporting the protection of endangered species worldwide, and delivering impactful education programs that aim to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders.

Reservations

The Walk in the Wild main event is $150 per person for Zoo members, and $175 per person for non-members. Tickets to attend the themed Patron Party are $350 per person.

Click here to register for Walk in the Wild **SOLD OUT**
Click here to register for the Patron Party (includes Main Event) **LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE**

Walk in the Wild: Schedule of Events

Private Pre-Event for Patrons and Sponsors - Snow Building (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.

  • Event by Dalton Fine, So Fine Event Design

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 over 100 bakeries, breweries, caterers, restaurants, and wineries.

Dancing and Dessert Under the Stars, Adventure Landing (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.

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

2016 Vendors and Libations

21st Amendment Brewery
Acacia Vineyards
alaMar Kitchen & Bar
Ale Industries
Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar
Bijou Restaurant & Bar
Bishop's Vineyard
Bordenave’s Bakery
Café Van Kleef
Calavera
Calicraft Brewing Company
Catered To You
Charles Krug Winery
Christine's Upper Crust Pies
Comebuy
Concannon Vineyard
Cookiebar Creamery
The CORE Group
CreAsian Delivery
Crogan's Montclair
Dashe Cellars
Drakes's Brewing Company
E.J. Phair Brewery & Alehouse
E & O Kitchen
Elliston Vineyards
Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant
Faction Brewing Company
Faz Restaurants
Fenestra Winery
Fentons Creamery
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Fiscalini Cheese Company
Fusion Jerky
Gourmet Xpress
Gregory's Gourmet Desserts
Holly’s Mandarin
Home of Chicken and Waffles
Honest Tea
Hopper Creek Winery
Hopscotch
Irish Monkey Cellars
Izzy's Steaks & Chops
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Jeff Cohn Cellars
Keena's Kitchen
Kinder's BBQ
La Bocca Fina Catering
Ladyfingers Bakery
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lava Pit Hawaiian Grill
Line 51 Brewing
Marley's Treats
McLaughlin Coffee Company
Mendocino Brewing Company
Mercy Vineyards
Mika's Cupcakes
Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery
Montibella Sausage Company
Murrieta’s Well Winery
New Belgium Brewing Company
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Numi Organic Tea
Oakland Brewing Company
Oakland Zoo Island Café
Otaez Mexican Restaurant
Otaez Taqueria
Ozumo Restaurant
Pacific Coast Brewing
Peter's Kettle Corn
Pican
Pizza Port Brewing Company
Portales Taqueria
Pour Wine & Bistro
Red Boy Pizza
Retzlaff Vineyards
Rock Wall Wine Company
Roland Rosario Cellars
Rosamunde Sausage Grill
Rosenblum Cellars
Sambazon
S. Martinelli & Company
Scott's Seafood - Jack London Square
Semifreddi's
Smitten Ice Cream
South City Cider
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Steven Kent Winery
The Stroopie Gourmet
Suya African-Caribbean Grill
Sysco, San Francisco
Trader Joe's, Rockridge
Treasure Island Wines
Triple Rock Brewing Co.
Triple Voodoo Brewery
Trumer Brauerei
Tsingtao Beer
Urban Legend Cellars
The Vine - Wine and Tapas
Wani's Market
Way Better Snacks
Weibel Family Vineyards and Winery
Wente Vineyards
World Ground Café
Wood Tavern


Thank You to our 2016 Walk in the Wild Sponsors

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Sponsorship

To learn about sponsorship opportunities and matching gifts, please contact Eric Maul, Director of Development, at (510)-632-9525 ext. 157, or via email at ericm@oaklandzoo.org

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Environmentalist - $700

  • 2 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event or 4 reservations for the Main Event only
  • Listing in the event program book
  • Acknowldegment in Annual Report
Zoologist - $1,400
  • 4 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event or 8 reservations for the Main Event only
  • Listing in the event program book
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the Donor Board inside the Zoo
Curator - $3,000
  • 8 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event or 12 reservations for the Main Event only
  • Half-page ad in the event program book
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the Donor Board inside the Zoo
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Company logo on event invitations and posters
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s website for three months
Veterinarian - $5,000
  • 10 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event or 16 reservations for the Main Event only
  • Full-page ad in the event program book
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the Donor Board inside the Zoo
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Company logo on event invitations and posters
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s website for three months
Director - $10,000
  • 12 reservations for the VIP Patron Party and Main Event or 20 reservations for the Main Event only
  • Inside cover in the event program book
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the Donor Board inside the Zoo
  • Signage at the VIP Patron Party
  • Company logo on event invitations and posters
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s website for three months
  • Company logo on Highway 580 “Walk in the Wild” billboard

Thank you to our Media Sponsors

KPIX-5, The CW 44 Cable 12

Contact

Questions? Please call Nick Driver at (510) 632-9525 ext. 159 or email ndriver@oaklandzoo.org. All proceeds from this event benefit the Oakland Zoo’s conservation, education, and animal care programs.

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