Zoo Miami Foundation and Zoo Miami are hosting Feast with the Beasts on Mar. 16, from 8 p.m. until midnight, to celebrate wildlife and tantalize your palates with tastes of the most extraordinary dishes created by some of South Florida’s most renowned fine food establishments.
Feast with the Beasts will help support the Zoo Miami Foundation wildlife education and conservation programs on behalf of Zoo Miami.
Feast with the Beasts returns in its 23rd year as one of the best events in town featuring tastes from more than 30 local restaurants and caterers, full open Bacardi bars, wild animal encounters, live entertainment and a fabulous silent auction with trips, sports memorabilia, and jewelry.
Featured restaurants and caterers include: Bahama Breeze, Bamboo Café, Bonefish Grill, Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant, CrepeMaker, Delicious Catering, Devon Seafood & Steak, Dos Croquetas, El Bocadillo Café & Bar, Joanna’s Marketplace, Los Ranchos, Ortanique, Pisco y Nazca, Premier Beverage Catering, RA Sushi, Robeks Juice, Samurai, Taste Catering, Texas de Brazil, Texas Roadhouse and more. Dessert providers include: Fruitique, LA Sweetz, Night Owl Cookie Co., and Nothing Bundt Cakes. The official liquor sponsor is Bacardi. Beer by: Lagunitas, The Tank Brewing Co., and Wynwood Brewing.
Live entertainment will be provided by a deejay and live instrument fusion band Rock With U, Steel Away steel drum band, a jazz quartet from the Frost School of Music, and belly dancers from the Mid East Performing Arts Academy at the Hookah Lounge.
Admission tickets to FWTB are available for $250 and Beastkeeper VIP are $500. VIP Beastkeeper perks include one-hour early entry into the Main Event path, exclusive Florida Room lounge access from 7 to 9 p.m., a reserved section in the Hookah Lounge and exclusive restaurant access and animal encounters. Cocktail attire with a tropical flair is encouraged.
This event is only for adults 21and older. Sponsorship packages are available.
A special drawing for $50 per entry will take place to win a trip to Africa for a safari. Visit www.fwtb.org or call 305-255-5551 to purchase event or special drawing tickets.
Zoo Miami Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that supports Zoo Miami through education, conservation and outreach programs; marketing and public relations; volunteer services and financial support for the construction of new exhibits.
Zoo Miami is located at 12400 SW 152 St. General zoo admission is $22.95 plus tax per adult, and $18.95 plus tax per child (3-12). Children under age 2, zoo members, and parking are free. Zoo Miami’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; last ticket sold at 4 p.m.
For more information visit www.zoomiami.org.