Wine Safari at Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo invites guests to journey with them on a Wine Safari on Friday, August 5 at 6 PM. This event, the first of its kind for Elmwood Park Zoo, features dozens of locally crafted fine wines and delicious food, accompanied by the lovely atmosphere of the zoo on a summer's evening. Those looking for things to do near Philadelphia should not look any further than this zoo.

Guests of Wine Safari will receive passports that direct them to different tasting stations throughout the zoo. Each station highlights local vineyards, various wines, and complimentary food pairings, along with the animals and their native regions from all over the globe.

Participating vineyards and wineries include Paradocx Vineyard, Penns Woods Winery, Chaddsford Winery, and Karamoor Estate. The list of wines available to sample can be viewed at

Wine Safari will also feature a wine tasting demonstration and a mixology class hosted by the General Manager of Chaddsford Winery. Elmwood Park Zoo's Zoo Brew Bar will be open, serving select Prism Brewery beers.

The safari culminates in the zoo's Canopy Gardens Hall, where guests will have the ability to purchase additional food and the wines that they tasted throughout the evening.

Tickets to Wine Safari are $75/person. They can be purchased online at or by calling 610-277-3825 ext. 229. Guests will receive a complimentary commemorative wine glass with each ticket purchased.

Wine Safari is a 21 and over event only. Space is limited. To learn more about fun things to do in the Philadelphia area for kids and adults, contact Elmwood Park Zoo at 800-652-4143 or go to their website at

About Elmwood Park Zoo
Located in Norristown, PA, the Elmwood Park Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Pennsylvania and is a premiere destination for families and wildlife enthusiasts. The zoo features over 100 animals from all over the globe. Elmwood Park Zoo offers guests both unique wildlife encounters as well as one-of-a-kind entertainment opportunities. The zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is owned and operated by the Norristown Zoological Society, a non-profit organization.

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