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Brew at the Zoo

Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Tickets include 8 sample tastings and admission to the zoo after hours. Full size beer and wine will be available for purchase.

This event is 21 and older ONLY, including designated drivers (DD tickets).

Dates for 2021

Times: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Click the dates below to purchase tickets. 

July 24 - SOLD OUT
Sept. 4
Oct. 2 - Halloween Bash

Dec. 9 - Holiday Special (Special time and prices. See below.)

See below for special VIP tickets.

Prices

  • Akron Zoo member: $28
  • Akron Zoo member designated driver: $17
  • Non-member: $33
  • Non-member designated driver: $22

Akron Zoo member discounts will appear once tickets have been been added to your cart. Please make sure to log in and then continue to check-out to view your member discount. 

We do have a new online system and all guests will need to create a new account if you have not done so already after March 1, 2019.

 21 and older only, including designated drivers. Registration is required. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable. Guests MUST bring ID to be admitted into the event, no matter the age of the guest. Infants and children will not be admitted. 


Limited VIP Tickets

Ticket includes early entrance at 6 p.m., four additional tastings and a full size beer ticket.

VIP tickets are available for the June, July, September and October Brews ONLY. 

Click the dates below to purchase tickets. Tickets must be purchase online in advance. No tickets will be available at the door. 

July 24 - SOLD OUT
Sept. 4
Oct. 2 - Halloween Bash

Prices

  • VIP: $43
  • VIP designated driver: $25

July Breweries

Akronym,  Blue Monkey, Bookhouse, Crooked Pecker, Hoppin' Frog, Lock 15, Maize Valley, McArthur's Brew House, Modern Methods, Nauti Vine, Penguin City, Phoenix, Thirsty Dog, Two Monks, Railroad and R. Shea

July Food Trucks

Avorrito, Cheezylicious, Cocky's Bagels


Holiday Special 

Thursday, Dec. 16
6 - 9 p.m.

Enjoy beer and wine tastings from local breweries and wineries as you stroll through the zoo enjoying Wild Lights.

Tickets on sale in late October. 

Prices

  • Akron Zoo members: $37
  • Akron Zoo member designated drivers: $16
  • Non-members: $43
  • Non-member designated drivers: $22

21 and older only, including designated drivers. Registration is required. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable. Guests MUST bring ID to be admitted into the event, no matter the age of the guest. Infants and children will not be admitted.