Old Fashioned Night

***Please DO NOT buy Bloody Mary Fest or Old Fashioned Night tickets from anyone or any other website other than the Racine Zoo's Bold Type Ticket website. Ticket sales have officially closed for us, so any other tickets for sale are fake. There have been reports of scammers trying to sell tickets to our guests, so please be aware and ONLY buy from us to be sure the tickets are valid. You can always email us at info@racinezoo.org to be put on a waiting list if an event is sold out. Thank you.***



Saturday, October 3, 2020  |  6PM – 9PM  |  Racine Zoo

Join the Racine Zoo in celebrating Wisconsin’s classic cocktail. Sample Old Fashioned Cocktails while listening to music from J. Ryan Trio along the scenic lakefront. Vote on your favorite cocktail and at the end of the night we will crown a winner!

  • Sample an Old Fashioned cocktail from each participating competitor
  • Vote for the Best Old Fashioned cocktail
  • Live performance by J. Ryan Trio
  • Food and additional drinks available for purchase


Featured competitors:


Food Trucks:


*Must be 21 years or older to attend



Proceeds benefit the health and well-being of Racine Zoo’s wonderful animals, education programs, conservation efforts, grounds maintenance and so much more. Because of you, there is a Zoo!

For your safety and the safety of others, social distancing guidelines will be in effect. Sanitation stations will be located nearby. Masks are strongly encouraged, but not required for this event.

Event takes place rain or shine.


Interested in participating as a featured restaurant competitor? Fill out this form and send to clocke@racinezoo.org.


TICKETS (online only): 

Combo Admission: $50 - Buy for both events & save $10! (General Admission to Old Fashioned Night AND Bloody Mary Fest happening Saturday, October 3 at 10AM – 1PM)
General Admission: $30
Non-drinking Admission: $15


(Photos below are from Old Fashioned Night 2019)