The Smithsonian National Zoo has some of the best drinking events in the city, and this is one of them.

Not only will the Smithsonian National Zoo's "Zoo Uncorked" event feature some of the best wines the region has to offer, but all of the proceeds from your ticket will go to helping the animals and operation of the National Zoo!

On Thursday, September 13, join the zoo in raising your "glass for conservation and enjoy wine tastings from local and national wineries and vineyards in the beautiful setting of the Zoo.”


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With the purchase of your ticket, you'll get access to unlimited wine tastings, as well as an art walk to view creations from local artisans (pieces will be available for you to purhcase), food vendors, and live music and entertainment. 

There will also be an opportunity to go and visit the animals after-hours. It’s a much better way to get a closer look without all the day tourists. The Small Mammal House, Reptile Discovery Center, Think Tank, and Great Cats exhibits will stay open for your viewing pleasure.  

Tickets for the Zoo Uncorked event will go on sale August 9, but if you’re a member of the zoo, you can snag them on August 2. 

Check out more details here


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