Summer fun continues with extended dates for Sip & Stroll, 21+ evening event series

Here’s to more sipping, strolling and sunsets at the Zoo! Join the Oklahoma City Zoo every Thursday evening now through September 10, from 6 to 10 p.m. for its 21+ evening event series, Sip & Stroll. Sponsored by Will & Wiley Hard Seltzer, 1800 Tequila, Kraken Rum and Bubly Sparkling Water, Sip & Stroll, is your passport to local fun with a global twist.

Sip & Stroll attendees 21-and-older, limited to 900 guests per night to ensure adequate social distancing, will enjoy this exclusive opportunity to experience the Zoo after hours, exploring an outdoor path that spans most of the park and discovering wondrous wildlife and specialty cocktails along the way. Visit all six water holes, each with a full bar, to delight in featured drinks, like the Chubby Green Unicorn and Blue Planet, inspired by animals and wild places from around the world. Tasty bites will be available for purchase from Best of Oklahoma, Big Rock BBQ and the Lotus Pavilion.

Event goers will also have the opportunity to support the creative side of conservation and purchase wild art, painted by the OKC Zoo’s animals as part of Art Gone Wild. These one-of-kind paintings range from $35 to $300 depending upon size and will be on display in the Guest Services office during Sip & Stroll. Masks are required upon entry into Guest Services. All net proceeds from Art Gone Wild benefit the Zoo’s conservation initiatives.

Sip & Stroll admission is $17 per person and tickets must be purchased in advance online at Additionally, attendees can also pre-purchase a Drink Passport at good for one 5-oz featured drink sample at all six water holes for an additional $27 per person. Six full bars located throughout the Zoo will be selling beverages including domestic beer, wine, mixed drinks, soda and water. Event entry times are spaced every 15 minutes to allow for maximum social distancing. After scheduled checked in, guests are welcome to stay through the duration of the event, 10 p.m. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Sip & Stroll is a rain or shine event.

              Safari-fy your Thursday nights now through September 10 with Sip & Stroll! The Oklahoma City Zoo is open daily at 8 a.m. Advance tickets are required for all guests and ZOOfriends members and can be made at Daily attendance is limited to ensure social distancing between guests. The Zoo is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. now through Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2020.

Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the OKC Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Regular admission is $12 for adults and $9 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay up-to-date with the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and by visiting Our Stories. Zoo fans can support the OKC Zoo by becoming Oklahoma Zoological Society members at To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit