Relocate to Wisconsin : Milwaukee County Zoo Ala Carte

Milwaukee County Zoo Ala Carte

  There are so many wonderful events all year long in Wisconsin...we know how to make the most of every season..indoors and out.  One we especially enjoy every year is the Zoo Ala Carte....not only a chance to re-visit our animal favorites but also a taste of many of the restaurant specialties around the area...old and new. Zoo duck

    It's the best time to be a PARTY ANIMAL.....the music, the food, the animals....great people annual event that we have on our list of of "must dos" every year.  In its 33rd year,  the festival of food and fun this year will be presented by Meijer Foods and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   August 17 -20.

       This year there are 26 area restaurants offering every imaginable flavor in addition to the national and local bands performing throughout the grounds.

a la Carte

Musical Headliners Include:

  • THE STRAY CATS’ LEE ROCKER  Thursday, August 17 at 8 p.m.
  • RUSTED ROOT  Friday, August 18 at 8 p.m.
  • EVERCLEAR  Saturday, August 19 at 8 p.m.
  • UNITY Sunday, August 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Click here for a complete schedule of entertainment.

       Come and "Feast with the Beasts" will find the "usual" snow cones and popcorn....and the pastries and cheesecake only SImma's can create....sip some wine...enjoy some beer....relax under an umbrella...ear candy, eye candy, a great gift shop and we have ordered sunshine for the whole family to enjoy this annual event. 

     Tickets are available  at the gates of may want to choose one day...or make a weekend of fun, music and food:

  • Adult Value Ticket:  $26      
  • Child Value Ticket:  $18
  • Available at Tri City National Bank locations through August 20*

*Cash only for ticket purchases.

Zoological Society membership is valid for a la Carte.



Adults: $14.25
Juniors (ages 3 to 12): $11.25
Children (ages 2 and under): FREE
Seniors (ages 60 and older): $13.25
Parking: $12


      Enjoy one of the parts of summer fun in the greater Milwaukee area....and if you decide to stay and call it home....or what to upsize or downsize....take advantage of all the lakefront activtities, the many opportunities for employment and enjoyment....Call the Hansons, we would be honored to assist you with all things real estate.








Sally K. & David L. Hanson, ABR, CDPE, CSS, e-Pro,ILHM, REDS

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Comment balloon 17 commentsSally K. & David L. Hanson • August 10 2017 06:44AM


Good morning Sally.

Sounds like a lot of fun filled days.  Sorry, but I'll miss it this year

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) 8 months ago

This is good information to share with area residents and visitors.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 8 months ago

Good morning Sally and David.  This event looks like one that shouldn't be missed by anyone in the area.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 8 months ago

Good morning Sally and David. I applaud the concept. Good food and a day at the zoo! Enjoy the event!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) 8 months ago

Good morning Sally K. & David L. Hanson ,

Wow that is a long standing event that is still going strong! Sounds like so much fun..great shout out for the "Feast With the Beasts" on Sunday August 20th!!

Posted by Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799) 8 months ago

Sounds like lots of fun Sally K. & David L. Hanson and I sure wish it was closer so i could go. Have a good day 

Posted by Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents (Godzyk Real Estate Services) 8 months ago

Be a party animal at this annual event. It must be a crowd pleaser for all to be around for so many years!

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) 8 months ago

Good morning Sally and David. This is very neat and I hope you enjoy it.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) 8 months ago

Sounds like a very fun event for all that attend, I would look forward to this as well, if I lived there!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 8 months ago

That sounds like an interesting combination of fun and food Sally K. & David L. Hanson 

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority! (RE/MAX Professionals.) 8 months ago

Hi Sally and David --- in addition to the great lineup of food and beverages, I like how you share the ear/eye candy too that can be found at Milwaukee County Zoo during this very fun event.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) 8 months ago

Sally, isn't this a hoot to have it like this at the Zoo...I love seeing the animals play & swim.

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) 8 months ago

Sally and David this is the type of thing I would love to take my granddaughter to.  She would enjoy the animals and I would enjoy the food and music :)

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) 8 months ago

Sally and David- What a wonderful line- Where nature and Wonder Meet!  I know there will be a big turnout! Have fun and take a pic for us. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) 8 months ago

Sally and David

Going to the zoo is a fun place to go.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) 8 months ago

Hi  Sally K. & David L. Hanson, this sounds like a wonderful event.  I was born and raised in Green Bay and I do know how much the state of Wisconsin does offer.

Posted by Jane Chaulklin-Schott, TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836 (TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766) 8 months ago

Hi Sally and David... what an interesting concept for a food festival. If you're attending, enjoy!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC) 7 months ago