A Wild Affair

Stone Zoo

Saturday, June 23, 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

21+ Event

This unforgettable event features stations hosted by Greater Boston’s best restaurants and caterers as well as live entertainment, a silent and live auction, and an opportunity to stroll among the animals. See below for this year's line-up of amazing (and delicious) food and drink vendors.

Buy Tickets

Admission: $55 
VIP Admission: $100

Mix and mingle, meet the Zoo’s animal ambassadors, and enjoy a complimentary drink while the sound of the steel drums transports you to the Caribbean. VIP admission includes:
• Early access to the event at 5:00 p.m.
• Exclusive Access to Fiesta Gardens in our new Caribbean Coast exhibit
• Dedicated VIP line
• Special “Zootini” cocktail provided by Short Path Distillery
• A Wild Affair T-shirt
• Animal encounters
• Meet & greet with John Linehan, Zoo New England’s President and CEO
• And more to come!

Food, Drink and More

Atria Logo Delsur Logo BuffaloWildWings
Redheattavern Logo Notyouraveragejoes Nolas Logo
Nubar Logo JoesAmericanB&G  Burtons
HarrowsChicken  Karls Logo Final  Sweetshopbakery Logo
LegalSeafood  Costco Logo Season52
 Fuddruckers  Bedfordcupcakes Logo  Barefootwines
Kings Logo (1)  Ediblearrangements  

Auction Items

5 Wits Production Four VIP Admission Passes
Anton's Cleaners Gift Card
Bark Gift Card for a BarkBox
Bay Spirit Tours Four passengers on a light house Harbor Tour
Bay State Cruise Company Roundtrip for two Boston to Provincetown fast ferry and Trolley Tour
Bayside Resort Two night Cape Cod Getaway
Bedford Car Wash The "Works" wash value book
Berkshire Mountain Distillers Inc. Tour gift card for 10 guests and a bottle of Gin and Vodka
Bernie and Phyl's Furniture Gift Cards
Big Joe the Storyteller Gift certificate for 45 minute storyteller show
Billy's Roast Beef & Seafood, Inc. Four Certificates
Bonefish Grill $100 certificate to the Bonefish Grill in Waltham location
Boston Cannons Four tickets to a 2018 regular season
Boston Center For Adult Education Gift Card
Boston Duck Tours One full duck charter for up to 35 guests
Boston Harbor Cruises Family of four Codzilla tickets
Boston Harbor Distillery Two tour & tasting for two certificates
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Four tickets to experience the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Two tickets to Huzzah! Tavern Night at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Briar Group Gift Card
Butcher Boy Market Gift Card
Calareso's Farm Stand & Garden Center Gift Card
Charles River Canoe & Kayak One full-day boat rental
Charlotte Liu Two 6x6 humming bird paintings in gold frames
Cookie Time Baking Gift certificate for two dozen cookies
Cranmore Mountain Resort Four Mountain Adventure Park Passes
Dave & Buster's Gift Card
Dean Koontz Signed "Ask Anna"
deCordova Museum Two individual passes
Dockside Restaurant Gift Card
Dreamland Wax Museum Eight tickets
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary Five free passes
Dunkin Donuts Main Street Stoneham Gift Card
Earthbath Pet grooming products
Einstein's Workshop Six drop-in passes
Elite Island Resorts Seven resort accommodation certificates
Elizabeth Grady Skin Care Salons Five star facial
Essex River Cruises & Charters Gift Card for two aboard the Essex River Queen
Evergreen Florist Inc. Three $50 fresh arrangement (One per month)
F1 Boston Complete arrive & Drive Race package for two and $25 certificate to Ascari Restaurant
Flatbread Company Gift Card
Freedom Trail Foudation Two adult and two children walk into history public tour tickets
Gibson Foundation Les Paul Studio Gold Series
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association VIP Docent-led cart tour with a special behind-the-scenes animal experience
Gunstock Mountain Resort Two discover adventures
Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant Gift Card
Hawthorne Hotel Sunday Jazz Brunch in Nathaniel's
Huntington Theatre Company Two ticket voucher for one of three shows
Hunt's Photo & Video Instax Mini 8 camera
Improv Asylum Four tickets
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Four admission passes
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens One hour Behind the Scenes tour for up to six guests. Zoo admission included.
Jam Time Two free play passes
Jet Blue Two travel certificates, good for roundtrip on JetBlue
Keurig K-Select single serve coffee maker
Kimball Farm Four "Give me Three" Passes
La Provence Tradition blue rectangle tablecloth
Laser Craze Gift Card
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves Two adult and two kids passes
Mass Audubon Mass Audubon Membership
MASS MoCA Two passes for free admission
Merrimack Repertory Theatre Two tickets to any performance of a play or musical
Mill Falls at the Lake One night stay at any four County Inns
Mohegan Sun Complimentary dining experience
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa One night stay for up to four people in Vista Studio King Room
Mrs. Meyers Lavender cleaning gift set
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens Family pack of admission tickets
Nashoba Valley Ski Area Two anytime lift tickets
New England Aquarium Four passes
New Hampshire Motor Speedway Two tickets to the Saturday, July 21st NASCAR Xfinity Race Series
New Repertory Theatre Two tickets to any show in the New Rep's 2018-2019 season
New School Of Music Four 30 minute private lessons
Norman Rockwell Museum Two complimentary guest admission passes
Old Sturbridge Village The Family Admission Pass
Old Town Trolley Tours Four VIP passes to explore Boston with Old Town Trolley Tours. Four tickets to Ghosts & Gravestone Frightseeing Tour
Oriental Trading Gift Card
Original ART Animal greeting card collection
Papa Gino's Pizza Two gift certificates for a large cheese pizza
Peabody Essex Museum Four general admission tickets
Pinot's Palette Painting glass gift card
Poland Spring Resort Four Green Fee's
Providence Bruins Four FlexTix Tickets
Randy's Car Wash Gift Card
Red Antler Apothecary Handmade Lip balm and knot sauce
Rock Spot Climbing Boston One day pass with gear
Roger Williams Park Zoo Four admission passes
Rugged Races, LLC Two entries to the New England Rugged Maniac event
Saco Bound, Inc. Two all day canoe rentals
Salem Wax Museum Four Hysteria Passes
Salem Witch Museum Eight tickets
Salon Laura Michaels Wash cut blowout gift card
Salon Monet Wash, cut, and blow-dry by Maxine and a small shampoo & conditioner ScrubaDub Autowash Centers, Inc. Gift Card
Seekonk Speedway Six Saturday night tickets
Short Path Distillery $25 gift certificate to Short Path Distillery
Sky Zone Everett Gift Card
Skywalk Observatory Four tickets
Solo Coco Organics LLC Gift basket with 100% organic & unrefined coconut oil
SpeakEasy Stage Company Two tickets to any show in SpeakEasy Stage Company
Springfield Museum Family 4 Pack
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Four one day trail passes
Swan Boats 10 complimentary Swan Boat Rides
The Art Corner Gift Card towards custom picture framing
The House of The Seven Gables Four complimentary passes
The Lyric Stage Two tickets to any production in 2018 season
The Mary Baker Eddy Library Four tickets to the Mapparium
The Paint Bar Gift Card
The Preservation Society of Newport County Two guest passes to the Newport Mansions
The Steamship Authority Two round-trip passenger ferry tickets
The Watchmaker Gift Card
Tides Restaurant & Pub Five $20 restaurant coupons
Total Wine Private wine class for up to twenty people
Turner's Seafood Grill & Market Gift Card
Via Largo Gift card
Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery Two certificates for a private tour and tasting for 10 guests
XV Beacon Hotel One night stay in executive classic

Thank You to our 2018 Host Committee

Thank you to our A Wild Affair 2018 Host Committee for their support.

Audrey Bedoucha
Cari Roche
Cathy Hutchinson
Charlotte Liu
Courtney Ready
Cynthia Mead
Dave Caron
Deborah Hogan
Donna Weiss
Ed Hurley
Ellen Curran
Fran Mandeville
Janice Houghton
Joe Gresci
Kathy Blum
Samantha Ricciardi

Restaurant Participation Application

For more information about hosting a sampling station, please contact Samantha Ricciardi at sricciardi@zoonewengland.com or 617-379-5122.

Highlights from 2017