Jun 052014

beardsley zooOrange is fortunate to have a Zoo just 13 miles away at 1875 Noble Avenue in Bridgeport. Just a 20 minute drive and you will be surrounded by wild animals from around the world. You will find yourself within feet of majestic tigers, wolves, monkeys and birds that you may never otherwise see.

This Saturday, the Zoo offers two special events, one during the day for children, and the other at night geared toward adults.

ANIMAL ENRICHMENT DAY from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This fun day will include Keeper talks and special displays with animal enrichment items.

Meet many of the Zoo’s volunteers as you play games with some of the same toys that the animals play with and learn if any animals have favorites.

You may even get a chance to make enrichment items for some of the Zoo animals.


Join the Beardsley Zoo for an expedition of taste! Featuring fabulous fare from area restaurants and tastings of more than 100 different wines and 60 different beers from around the world and close to come.

Evening festivities also include live entertainment, silent auction, and raffle!

CLICK HERE To Buy tickets now! This Event was Selling OUT fast, and it may already be Full.


Everything you taste that night will be available for purchase at the state’s lowest price! You will receive a tremendous discount if you purchase that night, and 10% of all sales go to the Zoo! Pick your drink of the summer and stock up that night!

This year’s Food Vendors to include:
Addeo’s Italian Ice
Black Rock Cafe
Bistro Catering
Borgia’s B2B Bagels
Carl Anthony’s Trattoria
Chili’s Bar & Grill
Dave Grant Catering
Joey C’s Roadhouse BBQ & Tex Mex
Johnny Utah’s
Liquid Lunch
Luigi’s Italian Pastry
Old Post Tavern
Rita’s Italian Ice
Smoke & Bones
Source Coffeehouse
Stationhouse Wine Bar & Grill
Tony’s Huntington Inn
Trader Joe’s
Vazzy’s Brick Oven
…more to come!!!

Can’t attend? CLICK HERE to make a donation to help them reach their goal!

General Admission
Adult Admission (ages 12 & older) = $14.00
Child Admission (ages 3 -11) = $10.00
Senior Admission (62 & older) = $10.00
Under 3 years = FREE
Connecticut Zoological Society Members = FREE

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