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Greenville Zoo’s Sippin’ Safari


150 Cleveland Park Drive
Greenville, SC 29601
When: Friday, Sept 9
Hours: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $45

An annual event, Sippin’ Safari at the Greenville Zoo is the confluence of wine, food, live music, fun and wild animals. It’s an DSC00928opportunity to liesurely stroll the zoo’s many exhibits while doing a little wining and dinning.

Nearly four dozen wines from a score of wineries will be poured at tasting stations scattered among the animal exhibits. There will be some craft beers, as well. Food stations hosted by local eateries provide the snacks.

Because Sippin’ Safari is held after the zoo’s normal hours and ticket sales are capped, guests can enjoy the wine and animal exhibits without the hustle and bustle of normal zoo crowds.

Buy your ticket before September 1 and the cost is $45. After that date they are $55. Designated drivers can enjoy everything but the alcohol for $20. Proceeds from the sponsors and ticket sales are funneled into assorted zoo projects.