North/ American River Otter

North/ American River Otter

River otters are excellent swimmers and divers and are usually found no more than 10 yards from water. They can remain underwater for six to eight minutes.

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Catering at the Zoo

Brew at the Zoo

Friday, August 3, 2018
5:30 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy a night out at Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo's annual summertime fundraiser.
Taste regional and craft beers and wines, see animals on exhibit, enjoy delicious food and fun music, AND experience our Dinosaur Invasion! exhibit.

Brew features brew and wine stations as well as food samples throughout the zoo.

Advance sale (before July 20): $55 per person

Advance sale group tickets (6+): $50 per person

VIP: $95 per person
(available by phone at (315) 435-8511 x113 or on-site at membership desk)

After July 20: $65 per person 
(if available - this event sells out during advance sale every year!) 

All beer, wine and food tastings are included in the event ticket.

Tickets required. 

Anyone under 21, including infants and toddlers, will not be admitted.

Purchase Now

New This Year - Mobile Bidding!

No more bags of raffle tickets! This year’s Brew at the Zoo will instead feature all your favorite prizes in an online auction, and you can place your bid right from your cell phone. No tickets to buy and no waiting around to see if your name is called - you’ll get text alerts when someone outbids you and a winner’s text as soon as the auction ends!

Save time and pre-register!

You’ll be able to check out the items up for grabs before anyone else!  Please check back often as items will be added as they arrive.

Just text Brew2018 to 24700 and follow the instructions to register. You can also register by visiting and clicking the REGISTER button.





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