The Brookfield Zoo’s Winter Wine & Whiskey Fest will take place in west suburban Brookfield, Illinois on the evening of Saturday, February 22, A.D. 2020. The event features samples of wine and whiskey (obviously), salads and sandwiches, live music, and Animal Ambassadors. The Brookfield Zoo Winter Wine & Whiskey Fest will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with the last call at 7:30 p.m. It will be held in the Discovery Center.
General Admission Tickets are $95 + a $6.82 fee. Designated Driver Tickets are $45 + a $4.07 fee. Members should enter their membership numbers in the promo code box to get the appropriate $10 discount.
Vendors & Labels to Sample
Donegal Estates Irish Whiskey
Gilka Kaiser-Kummel Liqueur
Jackson Morgan Southern Cream
Jeff Runquist Wines
Knockmore Irish Whiskey
Manner Neopolitaner Cream
Quinta Nova wine
Rogue Spirits whiskey
Turn Me wine
William Wolf bourbon
Beet, Arugula and Blue Cheese Salad with Hazelnut and Shaved Fennel
Brussel Sprout Caesar Salad
Baked Mac ‘n’ Cheese Station (Classic & Truffle-Mushroom)
Pastrami Pork Belly Biscuits
Mini Buffalo Cauliflower Po’ Boys with Blue Cheese Mayo & Shredded Iceberg
Spoken Four performs a repertoire of songs from five decades. According to the Chicago Zoological Society (C.Z.S.), “All your timeless favorites, from every great time, but never locked in time. They’ll rock your childhood fave, then they’ll tear the rood off with today’s smash.”
Winter Wine & Whiskey Fest Tickets include parking, admission to the zoo (from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), admission to Winter Wine & Whiskey Fest (from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.), sample of over thirty wines and whiskeys, a commemorative glass (five ounces). A ticket is $95 ($85 for members).
Designated Driver Tickets include parking, admission to the zoo (from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), admission to Winter Wine & Whiskey Fest (from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.), and unlimited soft drinks. Designated Drivers will not be allowed to sample wines and whiskeys. A ticket is $45 ($35 for members).
All ticketholders must be adults twenty-one years of age or older. A photo identification card is required. Nobody under the age of twenty-one will be admitted into the event. All sales are final. No exchanges and no refunds will be made. The event will proceed regardless of weather conditions. Programming is subject to change. Click here to purchase tickets from Eventbrite, here to purchase tickets via Facebook, or here to purchase tickets directly from the C.Z.S.
The Chicago Zoological Society operates the Brookfield Zoo on property that belongs to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. The North Gate Main Entrance address is 8400 West 31st Street, Brookfield, Illinois 60513. The South Gate Main Entrance address is 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, Illinois 60513. The Hollywood (Zoo Stop) on Metra’s B.N.S.F. line is a few blocks to the south of the South Gate entrance. The Website is www.czs.org/Brookfield-ZOO/Home.
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