Philly Wine Fest Returns to Philadelphia Zoo

PHILADELPHIA - They are calling all wine enthusiasts! Philadelphia Zoo and Craft Hospitality are teaming up once again for the Philly Wine Fest: Spring Edition on Saturday, May 18th. This unique event transforms the Zoo's Impala Lawn into a wine lover's paradise, with live music and the chance to explore the Zoo alongside your favorite vintages.

Philly Wine Fest Returns to Philadelphia Zoo
Philly Wine Fest Returns to Philadelphia Zoo

Uncork a Memorable Experience

Sample a diverse selection of over two dozen wineries, showcasing everything from crisp whites and vibrant rosés to rich reds perfect for the changing seasons. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of wine, there's something delicious to discover. Chat with knowledgeable winery representatives, expand your palate, and maybe even find a new go-to bottle to take home.

Wine and Wander: It's a Zoo Adventure!

Enjoy lively music on the Impala Stage as you sip and stroll. Philly Wine Fest tickets also grant you complimentary access to the entire Philadelphia Zoo before your event, so come early and say hello to your favorite furry and feathered residents!

Ticket Options for Every Taste:

  • General Admission: Enjoy a fantastic selection of wines and take home a commemorative tasting glass.
  • VIP Early Admission: Get a head start with an extra hour of tasting, first access to the wines, and the perk of staying for the GA session.

Session Times:

  • Session 1 Early Admission: 12:00-1:00 pm (includes GA session)
  • Session 1 GA: 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Session 2 Early Admission: 3:30-4:30 pm (includes GA session)
  • Session 2 GA: 4:30-6:30 pm

Important Notes:

  • This is a 21+ event. A valid ID is required.
  • Tickets are final sale and nonrefundable.
  • Early bird pricing expires soon, so act fast!

Visit and for tickets and the latest updates. Get ready for a unique wine-tasting experience with the bonus of exploring one of the nation's oldest zoos!