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August 24th, 2017
6:00-9:30pm

BUY TICKETS HERE!

Be A Kid Again is BACK! This year- it's time to get nerdy! Be A Kid Again: Book Fair! combines two childhood favorites: pizza & books! This WILD fundraiser not only benefits the forever-free Henry Vilas Zoo- it lets you relive the best parts of childhood with the advantages of being an adult!

This 21+ event will feature a Curious George themed inflatable slip & slide, literary themed arts & crafts (Where the Wild Things Are & more!), a costume contest, story time, pizza from around the city, boozy slush puppies & an outdoor screening of "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" (the Original, natch!)… and that's not all!!! What could be better for the end of summer?!

All proceeds from the event go back to helping the animals at your Henry Vilas Zoo!

Activities:

  • Inflatable Slip n' Slide
  • Outdoor viewing of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • Literary-themed crafts
  • Story Time
  • Book Drive (bring in 3 new children's books for a free slice of pizza!)
  • Boozy Slushies
  • Pizza available for purchase from some of Madison's finest pizzerias!
  • Costume Contest (come dressed as your favorite literary character!)
  • and much more!!!

Tickets:

General Admission: $20 in advance ($25 at the door)
Ticket includes one free drink plus all the fun activities featured above!

VIP: $50 (tickets limited!)
Ticket includes a special animal experience, two free drinks, and the activities featured above!

Sponsors:

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!

ATC
Axley Brynelson, LLP
CapSpecialty
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
New Glarus Brewing
WISC-TV / Channel3000