The Fort Worth Zoo’s 5th annual Beastro is scheduled for Friday, June 10, 2011 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Proceeds from this annual tasting event support the Zoo’s local and international wildlife conservation and education efforts.


Beastro features Fort Worth’s finest area restaurants stationed throughout the Zoo serving sample appetizers, entrees and desserts. In addition to the delectable cuisine, the event will feature open bars throughout the park and live entertainment from Everclear, Micky & the Motorcars, Hudson Moore and DJ Willie. Several animal exhibits are expected to remain open until sunset, and the Zoo’s Wild Wonders Outreach animals will greet this year’s party goers.


Beastro tickets, $95 for non-members and $85 for Zoo members, include ALL food, drinks and entertainment.  

To date, the 2011 participating restaurants include: Winslow's Wine Café, City Kitchen Catering, Daddy Jack's Lobster & Chowder House, Fletcher's Corny Dogs, Hot Chocolates, Cast Iron at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Mellow Mushroom, Starbucks Coffee Company at Montgomery Plaza, Chadra Mezza & Grill, Mac's on 7th, Bonnell's Restaurant, Ruth's Chris Steak House, The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, H3 Ranch, Blue Mesa Grill, Tokyo Café, Simply Fondue Fort Worth, Fred’s Texas Café, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Genghis Grill, Chuy’s Fort Worth, Olenjack’s Grille and The Tavern.


Attire for Beastro is summer chic and comfortable shoes are highly recommended, as the event requires walking throughout the Zoo. All guests must be at least 21 years old to attend. Tickets may be purchased until June 10 at noon, and only a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the gate for $110 each.


For more information, contact the Beastro ticket hotline at 817/759-7373 or visit  

For a listing of all other Fort Worth attractions, including the Fort Worth Zoo, visit Fort Worth Attractions.