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Summer Jams at the Zoo
Saturday, July 18 • 5-8:30 p.m.

Get outdoors and groove at the Zoo! Join us for a special summer jam with two of Florida’s finest festival bands. Starting at 5 p.m., The Lee Boys, an internationally acclaimed sacred steel ensemble, with take the stage with their distinctive mix of steel guitar infused with funk and rhythm and blues. At 7 p.m., four time Grammy award winner Trae Pierce & The T-Stone Band will deliver a bass-driven mix of funk, blues and rock. The performances will take place in the Zoo’s event space, a fenced parking area to the left of the Zoo’s main entrance. No reserved seating is available, however, guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and select a space on a first-come, first-served basis. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from food trucks and onsite Zoo concessions. Event ticket includes Zoo admission from 3-5 pm on July 18 and admission into the event space from 5-8:30 p.m. Summer Jams tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-11. Zoo members receive discounted admission. Animals are not on exhibit after 5 p.m.

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Zoo Run Run 5K
Saturday, August 22 • Check-in 6:30 a.m., Race & Walk 7:30 a.m.,
Kids' Fun Run 9 a.m.

Join Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo for the 13th annual Zoo Run Run, a 5K run that winds through the Zoo and along the scenic Hillsborough River. Children 11 & under can enter a special "Fun Run" which follows the 5K. Registration cost includes admission to the Zoo for the day for the entrant and race t-shirt, while supplies last. Walk-ups accepted the day of the run.

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Saturday, August 1 • 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Named one of the “10 Great Beer Festivals in the Country” by USA Today, this 20th annual all-inclusive tropical tasting event features 275 beers and beverages from around the world, food sampling from favorite restaurants and live music. Beat the heat with the Beastly Beverage Club (VIP-level ticket) in the Zoo’s the Safari Lodge -- the only air-conditioned space at WaZoo -- with early entry at 6:30 p.m. The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. on August 1 for set up of WaZoo, which takes place rain or shine. Animals are not on exhibit during the event.  Follow WaZoo on Facebook.

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Saturday, November 7 • 7-11 p.m.

For 29 years, the Zoo has served up one of the tastiest and “wildest” all-inclusive food festivals in the Bay area. Bring your biggest appetite to this fundraising feast, only at the Zoo. For one ticket price, guests can go on a sampling safari of the Bay area’s best restaurants, enjoy open bars, browse the “Art Safari” art auction, and groove to live music throughout the event. The VIP Rhino Club offers early entry and exclusive use of the beautiful Safari Lodge and outdoor plaza. The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. for set up of Zoofari, which takes place rain or shine.  Animals are not on exhibit during the event. Tickets will go on sale online in September. Find Zoofari on Facebook.


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