Akron Zoo Fundraiser Set for August 5

Summer Safari
Posted on 07/27/2022
Image of Akron Zoo logoThe Akron Zoo will hold its largest fundraiser of the year, Summer Safari, on August 5 from 7-10 p.m. All funds raised will benefit the zoo's more than 1,000 animals, conservation programs and education. Guests will enjoy local restaurant food, an open bar, up-close animal encounters, a raffle, a silent auction and entertainment (such as glass blowing demonstrations). Raffle tickets are $50/each or $100/three, available online or at the event; and the prizes include two tickets to the OSU vs. Michigan football game, an overnight stay, a football signed by Jim Tressel and more. The silent auction is accessed online via GiveSmart. Auction items include exclusive Akron Zoo experiences, an Apple Watch and more. The auction opens July 29 at 5 p.m., and bids close on August 5 at 9 p.m. Winners do not need to be present. Summer Safari tickets may be purchased at akronzoo.org/summer-safari; general admission is $100/each, and patron tickets are $250/each. Patron tickets include admission to the Patron Party from 6-7 p.m.
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