Greenville Zoo August Newsletter

Sippin' Safari

Sippin' Safari 2019

Friday, September 6

Tickets are on sale now for the 13th annual Sippin’ Safari! This sampling event features an extensive array of wine and hors d’oeuvre pairings from local restaurants and live music by AJ Ghent. Sippin’ Safari also features an exclusive VIP area with early admission, select wines and premier food pairings. All VIP guests are automatically entered to win a wheelbarrow full of wine. 

New this year! Sample a variety of 13 Stripes craft beer in the 13 Stripes Beer Garden.

Purchase tickets today! 

Sippin' Safari is sponsored by:
Liquid Catering
CPM Federal Credit Union
MY 102.5
Go with Garrett's Golf Cars & Specialty Vehicles
13 Stripes Brewery
Bacon Brothers
Nothing Bundt Cakes
The Melting Pot
Couture Cakes
Chuy's Tex Mex
CHEF360 Catering
Clean Eatz
Sweetberry Bowls

Volunteers Needed

We're looking for volunteers for Sippin' Safari! Positions include check-in, wristbands, serving and much more. Must be 21 or older. Sign up online by August 23.

PNC Bank Zoo Tunes

PNC Bank Zoo Tunes

Saturday, August 24

PNC Bank Zoo Tunes, Greenville’s wildest outdoor concert series, returns with St. Paul and the Broken Bones. General admission tickets are still available but going fast! All attendees will receive a zoo ticket for future use and a complimentary beer in a souvenir cup. Proceeds from Zoo Tunes help the Greenville Zoo Foundation fund world-class animal care, conservation projects and award-winning educational programs at the Greenville Zoo.

Zoo Tunes sponsors: PNC Bank; David R. Price, Jr., P.A., Attorney at Law; MY102.5; Garrett's Golf Cars; World Acceptance Corporation; Augusta Grill; Tacos & Bla Bla Bla; Greenco; Pepsi; and Brewery 85.

Greenville Zoo Conservation Lecture Series

Family Fun Day at the Upcountry History Museum

August 31, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  

Don't miss the Upcountry History Museum's Family Fun Day with the Greenville Zoo, where guests can explore the animals of Wonderland! Meet the "Mock Turtle" and "Frog Footman" and enjoy games, craft stations, story times and play time in the museum's summer exhibit. The zoo will be on-site from 10 a.m. to noon. Family Fun Day is FREE with regular museum admission.

Zoo Education Programs

Zoo Education Programs

The Greenville Zoo makes a great resource for science and nature education! Visit our website to register for programs like Zoo Tots (ages 2-4), Saturday Safari (ages 4-6), Zookeeping Kids (New!) (3rd-5th grade), Homeschool (K5-8th) and Behind the Scenes Tours (ages 5-99). 

Adopt an Animal Specials

Adopt-an-Animal Specials

  • Adopt a lion at the Supporter level for $50 and receive a personalized certificate of adoption, an animal fact sheet, a wild parent decal and an animal plush or two guest passes.
  • Adopt a lion or orangutan at the Loyalist level for $100 and receive a personalized certificate of adoption, an animal fact sheet, a wild parent decal, an animal plush AND a behind-the-scenes tour for two (must be scheduled in advance).
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