Tickets on Sale Now for 2nd Annual Sweet Safari for Education at the NEW Zoo – May 12th, 5-8 p.m.

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The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, in partnership with the Howard-Suamico Education Foundation, is pleased to announce the second-annual hosting of a fundraising event: The Sweet Safari for Education, A Wild Artistic Adventure.  This event will be held on Friday, May 12th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Sweet Safari will feature free samples of tasty treats from a variety of local vendors and restaurants.  While guests make their way through the zoo to enjoy these delicious samples, they can also participate in several other fun activities, including children’s games, live animal encounters, free carousel rides, and more. A special art show, featuring over 100 pieces of artwork from Howard-Suamico School District students, will be on display in the Mayan Restaurant.  These works of art will feature endangered species, including species found at the NEW Zoo!

Advance tickets are available at several local Festival Foods locations: De Pere, Green Bay East, Green Bay West, Green Bay North, and Suamico; at the Howard-Suamico School District Office; and at the NEW Zoo’s Visitor Center building starting Monday, May 1st.  Tickets for the event are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children under 2 will be free.

All proceeds raised during the event will benefit education programs, both at the NEW Zoo and throughout the Howard-Suamico School District.

Special thanks to our event sponsors and Tasty Treat Stations:

Anduzzi’s Sports Club; Bayland Excavating; Beerntsen’s Candies; Breadsmith; CheeseCake Heaven, Inc.; Festival Foods; Great American Cookie Company; Kohl’s; LaJava a Roasting House; Mackinaw’s Grill & Spirits; Meijer; Miron Construction; Monkey Tailz; Montoure/Hanson/Teske Orthodontics; Olde World Pastries Plus LLC; Optimists of Howard-Suamico; Poppin’ Z’s Gourmet Popcorn; Sam & Louie’s Pizzeria; SMT Machine & Tool, Inc.; Townline Pub & Grill; WEC Energy Group; Winner Green Gum; Wisconsin Public Service Foundation; Woodman’s Markets; Zesty’s Frozen Custard & Grill.

Please note, the NEW Zoo will close from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 12th in order to prepare for the event.