Racine & Me: Margarita Fest, Kids concerts, Cigar Dinner & More!
RACINE, WI (CBS 58) -- Margarita Fest is coming back to the Racine Zoo!
Saturday, July 9 1pm - 4pm cool off on a hot summer day the right way with a margarita in hand, listening to Johnny Russler & the beach bum band along the beautiful lakefront. Sample the best margaritas Racine has to offer from each participating competitor and vote on your favorite. At the end of the fest, the zoo will reveal the crowd favorite and winner for best presentation. Food and additional drinks will be available for purchase. $35 general admission, $30 non-drinking admission. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Proceeds benefit the animals and programs of the Racine Zoo.
Animal Crackers Jr. Concert Series: Chicago Honey Bear Dancers is also returning to the zoo!
Friday, July 15, 2022 6pm - 8:15pm Bring the little ones for a night of singing, dancing, and musical delight at Racine Zoo. Enjoy the beautiful lake view, get a bite to eat from numerous dining options on site, and explore
Other kid-friendly activities. With an inviting family atmosphere, this exciting concert is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors this summer. The world-famous Chicago Honey Bear Dancers perform a SPECTACULAR high-energy Song & Dance Show featuring a superstar singer from American Idol and popular hits from the 1950s to today. Singing, dancing, and tons of audience participation. Phenomenal entertainment for the entire family! Gates will open at 6pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. Tickets are $10 per person (ages 3 years and older) online, $15 per person (ages 3 years and older) at the gate, and free for ages 2 years and younger. Proceeds benefit the animals and programs of the Racine Zoo.
And there is also some more adult fun to be had at the zoo with the Cigar Dinner!
27th Annual Cigar Dinner Thursday, July 21 5pm - 10pm Sit back, relax, and indulge in a gourmet steak dinner and premium cigars along the beautiful lakefront. Event also includes hors d’oeuvres, an animal ambassador encounter, and live and silent auctions. Must RSVP by Monday, July 18. Tickets are $120 per person. Proceeds benefit the animals and programs of the Racine Zoo. Must be 18 or older to attend.
Lil' Explorers Zoo Preschool Bring your preschooler for an educational and fun experience! Learn about our zoo animals through stories, activities, snacks, and a visit with our live animal ambassadors! For ages 2 - 5. · Sundays at 1pm or 2:30pm o Laughing with the Lions: July 10 o Party with the Penguins: July 17 o Gabbing with the Giraffes: July 24 o Kickin' it with the Kangaroos: July 31 o Monkey Madness: August 7 o Farm Festivities: August 14.