(WJBK) - This Friday night it's your chance to get a little wild at the Detroit Zoo. The Sunset at the Zoo event is Friday, June 10 from 7-11:30 p.m. The event is 21 and up.
Sunset at the Zoo offers a strolling supper with tastes of signature dishes from 40 of the area's finest restaurants as well as desserts and zoo-themed specialty drinks. The event also features live music by The Simone Vitale Band, dancing under the stars, live and silent auctions, and access to many of the Zoo's award-winning animal habitats as the sun goes down.
Attire is "summer chic", and guests are encouraged to dress in black and white in celebration of penguins and the new penguin center.
Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.detroitzoo.org/sunset. Supporter tickets are $175; Patron tickets are $300 and include a VIP Reception on June 10, 5:30-7 p.m., just prior to the main event. Supporter and Patron tickets may be purchased at the gate the day of Sunset for $200 and $325, respectively.
Note the zoo will close at 1 p.m. that day to prepare. Event is held rain or shine.