Sunset at the Zoo

Masters Art in Photography, Phoenix Innovate and Wally Spice Photography

By Jeffrey Buck

On the shore of Lake Michigan. From atop the Renaissance Center. On a sand dune in Traverse City. Michigan is home to many fantastic spots to witness a spectacular sunset but come Friday, June 22 the Detroit Zoo will be the only place you’ll want to watch the sun go down.

The 21-and-over gala, held rain or shine, presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions known as Sunset at the Zoo will offer a strolling supper with tastes of signature dishes from over 30 of the area’s finest restaurants capped off with desserts and zoo-themed specialty drinks. While strolling through the zoo after hours the event will include live entertainment, dancing, live & silent auctions and access to the animal habitats. Attire for the evening is “summer chic”.

Details on tickets & times:

  • Tickets range from $150 to $600 per person
  • The event will take place on Friday, June 22 from 7 – 11:30 PM
  • Guests must be at least 21-years-old to attend
  • A VIP reception will be held for those purchasing $600 & $300 tickets.
  • A benefactor party will be held for those purchasing a $600 ticket

To purchase tickets by phone, call (248) 541 – 5717 and press 9; to order tickets online, visit


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About Jeffrey S. Buck

I'm currently a Project Manager at Cypress Partners, LLC in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. I graduated from Wayne State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism. Looking to broaden my view of the world, I spent a semester abroad studying at the University of Salford, a Greater Manchester University in England. I enjoy doing an array of activities, including following Detroit sports teams, SCUBA diving, traveling, reading, playing tennis, hand-written letters and going to the movies. I am the co-founder of the Woodward Spine, a blog about Detroit and its surrounding communities. The Woodward Spine aims to inform its readers about relevant news and events through creative and informative posts in these core areas: news, opinion, entertainment, history, sports and development. The Woodward Spine serves the tri-county metro Detroit area, concentrating mainly on the communities that lie along the Woodward corridor.
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