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2018 Feast with the Beasts Presented by Bank of America

Tickets on sale now!


2018 Feast with the Beasts

The Houston Zoo’s 13th annual food, beer, and wine celebration
featuring 60 of Houston’s hottest restaurants
with musical guest Everclear is back!

Friday, November 2, 2018
7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
This event is 21+ only.
This event is rain or shine.


2018 Feast Ticket Prices

$119 Zoo Members
$129 Non-Members
SOLD OUT – VIP Party


Everclear Performs on the H-E-B Stage

Considering Everclear has written and recorded some truly iconic ’90s alt-rock hits, it would be all too easy these days for the band to be a victim of its past successes, relegated to performing as a glorified jukebox, existing to satisfy the nostalgic cravings of Gen Xers everywhere. But singer-guitarist Art Alexakis isn’t about to start phoning it in now.

Although the band hasn’t released a new studio album since 2015’s triumphant Black Is The New Black, Everclear continues to tour actively. And while it’s a virtual surety that no Everclear gig is complete without a rendition of “Santa Monica” and “Father of Mine,” lately the band has found that exploring the full range of past material—especially the “deep cuts”—not only gives fans a rare treat, it also injects new life into the band’s live dynamic.

More About Everclear

We Would Like to Thank Our Generous 2018 Sponsors

 

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Interested in becoming a Feast with the Beasts sponsor? Contact Hunter Halbert at 713-533-6754 or hhalbert@houstonzoo.org.


Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to the most common questions we get:

Where do I park?
What's the schedule?
How can I purchase tickets?
What all does my ticket include?
Can you tell me more about the VIP Tickets to the private Bud Light VIP Party?
How old do I have to be to attend?
Will there be any animal guests?
What is the attire?
What if I have to cancel prior to the event?
What if it rains?
Who should I call if I have any other questions?
Call our call center at 713-533-6500 with event questions, questions about purchasing tickets or our online ordering system, or email feast@houstonzoo.org.

Bud Light VIP Party – SOLD OUT

This VIP experience will allow you to enter the Zoo 30 minutes early so you can enjoy Feast with the Beasts with no lines! Your VIP ticket also gains you access into the Bud Light VIP Party hosted by 94.5 The Buzz’s Rod Ryan.

New in 2018! The Bud Light VIP Party will be located throughout the African Forest. VIP guests will have exclusive access to two indoor, air-conditioned buildings – the Arrival Building and Great Ape Gallery, while enjoying open bars, cuisine from VIP-only restaurants, Craft Beer Garden and special animal experiences.

Bud Light VIP Party tickets are now SOLD OUT.


Feast with the Beasts Souvenir T-shirt

Feast with the Beasts T-shirt: $22.95

 
Made from plastic bottles and recycled cotton, this shirt helps save animals like sea turtles in the wild by reducing plastic pollution. Not only will you look cool wearing it, but you’re keeping eight plastic bottles from ending up in our waterways. Thanks for saving wildlife!


Gift of Grub Experience Auction

New for this year’s Feast with the Beasts, bid in the silent auction to win special behind-the-scenes animal experiences. All proceeds from the auction support Gift of Grub, the year-end campaign to feed our animals. Give the Gift of Grub to our animals, then go meet them!

Experiences will be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date with the winning bidders. Bidding is done online and through your smartphone. Auction opens to the public October 19 and ends during Feast with the Beasts. Stay tuned here for more details.


2018 Restaurant Participants

  • 51Fifteen Restaurant & Lounge
  • Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse
  • Batanga
  • Benihana
  • Berryhill Catering
  • Black Walnut Cafe
  • Bundt Cake-a-Holic
  • Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatier
  • Catering To Your Taste Buds
  • Cavatore Italian Restaurant
  • Community Coffee
  • Curbside Sliderz
  • d’lish catering inc.
  • Fluff Bake Bar
  • Goode Company Catering
  • Grazia Italian Kitchen
  • Griff’s
  • Hopdoddy Burger Bar
  • Izakaya
  • Jonathan’s The Rub
  • Juice Girl
  • Khoi Barbecue
  • la Madeleine
  • Lemond Kitchen
  • Little Daddy’s Gumbo Bar
  • Maggiano’s Little Italy
  • MAX’s Wine Dive
  • Memorial Hermann Sodexo
  • Merlion Restaurant
  • Mi Pueblito Restaurant
  • Michael’s Cookie Jar
  • Molina’s Cantina*
  • Naam Khao
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Ono Poke
  • Ooh La La Dessert Boutique
  • Over the Moon
  • Pastel Boutique
  • Pei Wei
  • PICNIC*
  • Poparazzi’s Gourmet Popcorn
  • Postino
  • RA Sushi Bar Restaurant
  • Ragin’ Cajun
  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company
  • Sambuca
  • Seasons 52
  • Snappy Salads
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Sweet Tomatoes
  • Sweets by Belen
  • Taste – Houston Zoo On-site Catering
  • Taste of Texas*
  • Texas de Brazil
  • The Classic – All Day
  • The Grove
  • The Melting Pot
  • Tiff’s Treats
  • Truluck’s
  • Wagyu Hibachi and Sushi Bar

*Cornerstone Cuisine! Cornerstone Cuisine are those restaurant participants who have been a part of Feast with the Beasts since its first year in 2006. We thank them for their continued support and encourage all Feast guests to stop by their booth this year!

Interested in becoming a restaurant participant? Contact Lauren Wappler at 713-533-6613 or lwappler@houstonzoo.org.


About Feast with the Beasts

The 2017 Feast with the Beasts event featured 60 of Houston’s hottest restaurants, special animal presentations and feedings, and a live performance by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Money raised helps support the care and feeding of the more than 6,000 animals that call Houston Zoo home. Make sure you subscribe to the Houston Zoo e-mail newsletter for all Feast details.

Launched in the fall of 2006 as a fundraiser for the Houston Zoo, Feast with the Beasts was an instant hit! The Zoo’s naturally wild environment and 6,000 animals offer an unprecedented venue for this wine, beer and food event.

The 2006 event had 33 restaurant participants. The event has grown to feature 60 Houston-area restaurants, all serving their best dish, plus a live concert performance.


About the Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is a non-profit organization whose mission is to connect communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife. Fundraising is essential to the Houston Zoo, and we could not continue our mission without support from the Houston community.

Feast with the Beasts is a much-talked about and well-loved annual event. By attending this event, you are helping support the Houston Zoo. Money raised goes to the Houston Zoo’s conservation, education, and animal care programs.