Asheboro, NC - The North Carolina Zoo invites you to shake your tail feathers at the Zoo Grooves concert this Saturday evening, October 14.  Doors open at 5:30 pm with music by Ziggy Pockets with Todd Allman and Brothers Pearl beginning at 6 pm. 

This Halloween-themed costume party, located in the Africa Amphitheatre, includes food vendors and craft beer for purchase as well as activities for kids. This event is appropriate for all ages and family –friendly costumes are encouraged. 

Complimentary Pepsi products will be available for designated drivers. Guests who choose to drink alcoholic beverages are required to purchase beverages with admission. Alcoholic beverages will not be sold by the glass. Also, additional drink tickets cannot be purchased separately.  In case of rain, the concert will be held at the covered Solar Pointe picnic sight in North America. Chairs and blankets are allowed. 

A limited number of tickets, ranging in price from $5 to $30, will be available at the door. 

Zoo Grooves is sponsored by Four Saints Brewery, Bold Rock Cider, Unknown Brewing, Heart of North Carolina, Randolph County EMS, NC Zoo Society and Pepsi. 

About the North Carolina Zoo 

At the North Carolina Zoo, we celebrate nature. As the world’s largest natural habitat zoo, we inspire a lifelong curiosity about animals for the hundreds of thousands of people who visit our Zoo each year. Our dedicated team of experts provides exceptional, compassionate care for the more than 1,600 animals and 52,000 plants that call our park home. We also lead efforts locally and globally to protect wildlife and wild places because we believe nature’s diversity is critical for our collective future. The North Carolina Zoo invites all of our guests to witness the majesty of the wild in the heart of North Carolina and welcome everyone to join in our mission to protect nature’s diversity. Visit to begin your life-changing journey. 

About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. NCDNCR's mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. 

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C.  Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit