Grab your picnic blanket or chair and join us at the Henry Vilas Zoo for a night of music and nature. Enjoy the summer evening and fabulous music from the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (the concert will start around 6:30pm).
• Music from the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
• Free Train and Carousel Rides
• Up-Close Animal Encounters
• Food available from Madison’s Food Carts & the Zoo’s Glacier Grille
• Cash bar
$3 for children (3-17 years old), $7 for adults (18+), and children under 2 are free. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gates (starting at 5:30 p.m.) on September 9th. All ticket revenue and food and beverage sales will help keep the community-supported Henry Vilas Zoo going strong.
Food and beverages will be available to purchase at the event. Please do not bring outside food or beverages with you other than water. All Strings and the Wild Things tickets and food/beverage sales are final. Enjoy a beautiful evening of music and nature at the Henry Vilas Zoo!
Early Entrance for Zoo Members
Members at the Sustaining ($100) level or above get in a little early! Information about early entrance is sent out to members via email. If you have questions or if you think we may not have your email, please contact Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo at (608)258-9490 or [email protected]. More about memberships
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