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Brew at the Zoo


Akron Zoo Brew at the Zoo picture

Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Tickets include a 4oz souvenir tasting glass, 8 sample tastings, admission to the zoo after hours and a giveaway. Full size beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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

Tickets on sale in May.

Dates for 2019 

June 22 - Decades Night
July 20 - Paradise Island
Oct. 5 - Halloween Bash

Event times: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

NEW for 2019: Dec. 12 - Holiday Special
6 - 9 p.m.
Enjoy beer and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries as you stroll through the zoo enjoying Wild Lights and holiday ales.


Akron Zoo Members: $27

  • Designated driver: $16

Non-members: $33

  • Designated driver: $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. 

Limited VIP Tickets

Ticket includes early entrance at 6 p.m., appetizers* and reserved seating all night, three additional tastings, a full size beer ticket and a special souvenir lanyard!

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


  • VIP: $50
  • VIP designated driver: $40