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Savor The Flavors of Dine Tampa Bay and Save The Date for Zoofari, The Next Big Tasting Event at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

by User Not Found | Aug 27, 2013
Inspired by Dine Tampa Bay restaurant week, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is announcing a “taste” of what’s to come on November 2 for the 27th annual Zoofari, the all-inclusive fundraising feast at the Zoo. New early bird tickets, with a lower admission price are available for $65 online through September 30.

Tickets For November 2 Fundraiser Now On Sale Online

TAMPA, Fla. (August 27, 2013) — Inspired by Dine Tampa Bay restaurant week, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is announcing a “taste” of what’s to come on November 2 for the 27th annual Zoofari, the all-inclusive fundraising feast at the Zoo. New early bird tickets, with a lower admission price are available for $65 online through September 30.

Zoofari is an all-inclusive outdoor food festival featuring tantalizing tastes to please any palate. For one ticket price, guests can go on a sampling safari of flavors from Blue Bell Creamery, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., China Mist Tea, Joffrey’s Coffee, Kona Grill, Lindt Chocolate, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Papa John’s Pizza, PCI Bar & Grill, Shells, TCPI Sweets, The Art Institute of Tampa, Yacht Starship and dozens more to come.

The array of savory samples is complemented by open bars and national entertainment. The high-energy Robert Randolph & The Family Band brings its nationwide Licekty Split tour to the TD Bank Main Stage showcasing the band’s distinctive mix of rock, funk, and rhythm & blues. Additional artists will join the lineup in multiple locations throughout the Zoo.

Zoofari admission tickets are all-inclusive. General admission tickets are discounted to $65 early bird rate through September 30. The VIP Rhino Club, presented by Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, offers early entry and exclusive use of the beautiful Safari Lodge. Individual Rhino tickets are $135 online and group packages, starting at 10 tickets, are available by calling 813-935-8552 ext. 275.

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo gratefully acknowledges the sponsors who make this event possible: Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, TD Bank, Bayshore Solutions, Centre Club, Dex Imaging, Jaguar of Tampa, Melitta USA, Pepsi, Stella Artois, Stephen Gould Corporation, TECO Energy, Bright House Networks, and Ovations Food Services.

The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 2, for set up of Zoofari. Zoofari takes place rain or shine. Animals are not on exhibit during the event. Due to the nature of the event and number of guests in attendance, strollers are not permitted. For updates, visit the Zoofari FB page. Event proceeds benefit animal care and education programs at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, a private nonprofit organization.

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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