It's a Date! Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's ZOOvies Giveaway

Win 2 tickets to the Cleveland Zoo’s newest event Date Night at the ZOOvies!

Last Friday night, Cleveland descended on the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for Twilight at the Zoo. The sold-out crowd enjoyed drinks, food from restaurants like AMP150, hanging out with the Zoo’s animals and rocking out to 18 bands.

Best of all, the event – which was presented by Cleveland SCENE magazine and hosted by the Cleveland Zoological Society – raised $560,000 for one of Cleveland’s most-popular attractions!

If you missed Twilight at the Zoo or didn’t get your fill of the Zoo that evening, the Cleveland Zoological Society is giving us a second chance to party at the Zoo this August.

On Friday, August 24, the Cleveland Zoological Society is hosting its first-ever Date Night at the ZOOvies.

The Zoo’s newest event starts at 7pm and will feature an evening of animal encounters, networking, drinks, and a classic movie under the stars.

At the ZOOvies and other Zoo events, you can get up close and personal with some of the animals like this owl.

From 7-8:30 p.m., guests will be able to stroll through the Australian Adventure and African Savanna exhibits while enjoying Great Lakes beer, wine and light appetizers. Plus, many of the Zoo’s animals will be out and about to meet.

When the sun goes down at 8:30 p.m., guests are invited to bring a blanket or grab a seat in the Zoo’s outdoor ampitheater to enjoy a classic film.

For their first Date Night at the ZOOvies, the Cleveland Zoo Society took to their Facebook page and polled fans on which movie they wanted to see. The winner, as chosen by Facebook fan votes, was John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club.

Tickets are $30 for one person and $50 for 2 (which includes entry to the Zoo, plus drinks and the film).  Buy your Date Night at the ZOOvies tickets here.

And as promised a couple weeks ago, I’m also giving away a pair of tickets!

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Australian Adventure – one of my favorite exhibits – will be open to guests during Date Night at the ZOOvies

There are 5 Easy Ways to Enter the Giveaway

**You must leave a separate comment on this post for each entry**

1) What’s your favorite movie from the 80s? I love everything John Hughes; however, my personal favorite 80s classic has to be Back to the Future. Leave a comment below with your pick for your favorite 80s film.

2) Like “Cleveland Zoological Society” and “Clue Into Cleveland” on Facebook and leave a comment letting me know you did both.

3) Follow @CleveZooSociety and @ADHicken on Twitter and leave me a comment letting me know you did both.

4) Twitter users can get an extra entry each day for tweeting: “Clue into @CleveZooSociety’s new Date Night at the ZOOvies! Win 2 tickets by entering @ADHicken’s giveaway:”  (Each day you do this, you must leave a new comment.)

5) Subscribe to receive Clue Into Cleveland blog posts in your inbox or Google/blog reader and leave a comment letting me know you did. This can also include signing up to receive email notifications in the top-right “You’ve Got Mail” section of this page.

You have until Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 11:59PM to enter. On Thursday, Aug. 16, I will select a winner using and will announce the winner’s name on my blog.  Remember to leave a separate comment for each entry – good luck!

***Disclosure: I was provided 2 tickets by the Cleveland Zoo Society to give away to a reader.  I was also invited to attend Date Night at the ZOOvies; however, I’ll be out of town and unable to attend.  As always, the opinions I share are 100% my own. ZOOvies logo courtesy of the Cleveland Zoological Society.***

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  1. “Cleveland Zoological Society” and “Clue Into Cleveland” liked both on facebook Amy Tolley

  2. @CleveZooSociety and @ADHicken followed both on twitter @amytolley1

  3. and I already get your great emails….thanks a bunch….have a great week…..

  4. I liked both “Cleveland Zoological Society” and “Clue Into Cleveland” on Facebook!

  5. I also followed @CleveZooSociety and @ADHicken on Twitter!

  6. -Favorite 80’s movie. I agree w/ you, I love anything John Hughes too! I’m also a fan of Dirty Dancing, Risky Business, the Back to the Future Series, etc. I think one of my favorites will always be Sixteen Candles though, just has that nostalgia feel from watching it as a kid.

  7. I followed you on WordPress – does that count for #5?

  8. One of my favorite 80’s movies is definitely The Lost Boys. I’m a huge fan of old horror flicks. Plus Kiefer’s bleach blonde mullet is classic! :)

  9. Clue Into Cleveland & Cleveland Zoological Society are both ‘Liked’ on Facebook.

  10. Both @ADHicken and @clevezoosociety are followed on Twitter.

  11. Fav 80s movie has to be The Breakfast Club. Classic.

  12. Follow you & CleveZooSociety :)

  13. Liked both on Facebook!

  14. My favorite movie is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off!

  15. I’m subscribed to your feed already!

  16. I’ll say my favorite movie is Risky Business or Top Gun but there’s so many great ones to choose from!

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  18. I like both on Facebook

  19. I follow both on Twitter

  20. I tweeted today

  21. I receive your email newsletter

  22. top 80s film? how about ET or Fast Times at Ridgemont High..

  23. I liked both the Cleveland Zoological Society page and Clue Into Cleveland page on FB…fingers crossed.

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