Summer Safari: A Wild Zoo Party

July 26, 2019
Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Jim Hudson, board member Donna Hudson, Zoo Director of Development Melana Mears and Katy Tufts. Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Summer Safari. July 26, 2019. Jim Hudson, board member Donna Hudson, Zoo Director of Development Melana Mears and Katy Tufts. Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Summer Safari. July 26, 2019.
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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s annual party, Summer Safari, sold out with over 1,400 guests. Party-​goers strolled through the zoo on the warm summer night of Friday, July 26 to enjoy the animals and a variety of delicious foods and thirst-​quenching drinks, all while donning safari-​inspired fashion.


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Guests this year were also treated to snuggling with baby goats, meeting huge Galapagos Tortoises and greeting alpacas new at the zoo.

More than 24 vendors participated in the event, including the zoo’s exclusive caterer, The Taste.


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