2012 Feast With the Beasts at the Binghamton Zoo

By WBNG News

2012 Feast With the Beasts at the Binghamton Zoo

August 16, 2012 Updated Aug 16, 2012 at 11:28 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park cordially invites you to its 21st Annual Feast with the Beasts, being held on Wednesday, August 22nd. Join us for this progressive dinner throughout the zoo from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, last tickets sold at 7:30.

According to a news release:

Guests need not worry about dinner plans on this Wednesday night, as they will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of specialty cuisines, classic dishes, and wines prepared by local and regional establishments.   We have more than 18 restaurants and wineries participating in this year’s event.

In addition to the many food and drink samplings available, there will also be a number of other activities. Guests will be treated to live music and have an opportunity to view art exhibits from local artists. We will also have animal spotlights and face painting for visitors to enjoy.

As always, there will be our annual silent auction and basket raffle during Feast with the Beasts. The online portion of our silent auction is currently running! Bid online at www.rossparkzoo.com/auction up until August 21st at 8:00 pm. Final bidding on all items will be held during Feast with the Beasts between 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm. This year’s auction and basket raffle will feature some of the best items we’ve ever had! Donated items this year include signed memorabilia from national touring musical acts, comedians, and sports teams. Plus, all of your favorite gift certificates, admission tickets, and other great items!

Tickets for Feast with the Beasts cost just $25.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members, and are available now at the Binghamton Zoo’s ticket booth. Tickets will also be sold on the day of the event at the ticket booth. Tickets on event day are $5.00 more.   For more information on this event, please visit the Binghamton Zoo’s website at www.rossparkzoo.com or call the office at 607-724-5461. Proceeds from Feast with the Beasts go directly to helping support the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park.