Zip line anniversary to be part of “Croctoberfest”

275-bruce-maguire-zip-lineEarlier today, the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park announced plans to local Historic City News reporters for a rocking October extravaganza to celebrate not only “Croctoberfest” but also the five-year anniversary of the popular Crocodile Crossing Zip Line Adventure.

On Saturday, October 15, the Alligator Farm will offer a wide range of activities, discounts, and special exhibits, including:

• Meet-and-greet with local hero and professional stock car racer Scott Lagasse, Jr.
• LIVE radio broadcast by St. Augustine’s Beach 105.5 FM
• FREE face painting
• FREE cupcakes
• A special German-themed “Croctoberfest” menu at the Zoo’s award-winning Toucan Tina snack bar, including Sam Adams OctoberFest beer, German potato salad, bratwursts, and sauerkraut

In addition, the Alligator Farm will mark Crocodile Crossing’s five-year anniversary by offering special zip line discounts and a rare opportunity to enjoy a behind-the-scenes Komodo Dragon exhibit tour while supporting the Zoo’s animal conservation efforts.

• Buy one Crocodile Crossing course ticket at regular price and receive a second ticket for just $5.
• Purchase Crocodile Crossing commemorative photos for just $5.
• Donate $5 to conservation efforts and participate in a rare behind-the-scenes tour of the Komodo Dragon building and reptile incubation room.

To learn more and receive up-to-the minute information on specials and discounts, follow the Alligator Farm on social media and visit

About The Alligator Farm
The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park is one of Florida’s oldest and most treasured attractions. Since 1893, it has provided visitors with exciting and educational opportunities to interact with a wide range of crocodilians, reptiles, mammals and birds. Located on Anastasia Island in St. Augustine, The Alligator Farm features natural exhibits, wildlife shows and educational demonstrations. It is the only place in the world where visitors can see every species of alligator, crocodile, caiman and gharial. In 1992, The Alligator Farm was designated a U.S. Historic District. For more information, visit

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