Utica Zoo Offers Chance to Win $10,000!

The Forever Forest Raffle benefits the Zoo and Red Panda conservation efforts

Utica, NY – Utica Zoo is hosting the Forever Forest Fundraiser raffle with a chance at a grand
prize of $10,000! Tickets are $25 each or $100 for five. Additional prizes will be drawn
throughout the campaign and the grand prize will be drawn at the conclusion of Utica Zoo’s
Bright Nights event series on December 23. The net proceeds will support the Zoo’s new red panda exhibit as well as a percentage earmarked for conservation efforts with the Red Panda Network.

Prizes include:

Animal Encounter – Up to $75 Value (drawn October 1st, 2021)
Family Membership + Swag Bag to 2022 Brewfest or Wine in the Wilderness (drawn October 22nd, 2021)
Cash Prize of $1,500 (drawn November 19th, 2021)
Grand Prize of $10,000 (drawn December 23rd, 2021)

Mini prize winners are still eligible for the grand prize.

The growing list of raffle ticket locations include: Chanantry’s – Utica; Gems Along the Mohawk – Herkimer; Melrose Market – Frankfort; Mazzaferro’s Meats &; Deli – Rome; Desantis Beverage Center – Barneveld; Utica Zoo Gift Shop; Wilderness Interiors – Old Forge; and Zipp’s Hardware Store – Dolgeville.

To stay updated, visit uticazoo.org/foreverforest.

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Due to needing time to set up for our Wine in the Wilderness Event, on June 3rd the zoo will be closing to the public at 1pm! We will reopen our doors at 6pm for the event! Event tickets will still be purchasable at our gift shop during this time!