NYPA Press Release

NYPA Wildlife Festival Visits Utica Zoo Saturday, September 14

For Immediate Release: 09/04/19

Contact:  Maura Balaban | maura.balaban@nypa.gov  | 914-390-8171

MARCY—The New York Power Authority will hold its annual Wildlife Festival, rain or shine, on Saturday, September 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Utica Zoo, One Utica Zoo Way, in Utica.

Admission and parking are free.

This year’s event will include Northeast Chainsaw Carving Champion Mark Tyoe, Magician Jim Okey, animal shows, face painting, food trucks, live music and more than 200 exotic and domestic animals that call the zoo home.

Local crafters and vendors will also be on hand.

For more information, contact Mario Roefaro at 315-792-8335 or e-mail mario.roefaro@nypa.gov 


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