Zoo Miami's Feast with the Beasts

Rub elbows with the animals at Zoo Miami at their annual “Feast with the Beasts” event, taking place Mar. 1. The event is held to celebrate wildlife and provide guests with tastes from some of the best restaurants in South Florida.

Local restaurants including Kitchen 305, China Grill and Shula’s 347 Grill will be offering up tasty bites and there will be eight open bars for your drinking pleasure.

Guests will enjoy live entertainment, wild animal encounters, free valet and a chance to boogie down later on in the evening at Ron Magill’s Spectacular Dance Party.

Admission tickets are available for $175 and VIP Cocktail Reception tickets, which include admission to the main event, are $225. VIP cocktail reception is at 7 p.m. If you want to go all out, buy a Beastkeeper ticket for $500 and get access to the Lion’s Den, an exclusive lounge with specialty drink service and plush, comfy seating.

Safari chic attire is encouraged and those planning to attend should make advanced reservations. For more information, to purchase tickets and to view participating restaurants, call 305-255-5551 or visit www.fwtb.org.