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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 2022

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

Click on each date to purchase tickets.

June 18 - Luau

July 16 - Red, White and Brew

Sept. 10 - Goin' on a Beer Hunt

Oct. 1 - Halloween Bash

Dec. 8 - Holiday Special (Tickets available in November)

Prices

  • Akron Zoo Member: $30
  • Akron Zoo Member Designated Driver: $19
  • Non-member: $35
  • Non-member Designated Driver: $24

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. 

June Breweries

Akronym Brewing, Brighten Brewing, Collision Bend Brewing Company, Eighty-Three Brewery, Hoppin' Frog Brewery, Lock 15 Brewing, Long Drink, Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery. Missing Falls Brewery, Nauti Vine Winery, R.Shea Brewing, Shale Brewing Company, Unplugged Brewing Co., Urban Artifact

June Food Trucks

Dr Hibachi, Johnny Lóte’s Latin Street Corn, Twisted Grill & Grind

Pop Up Shops

Interested in becoming a merchandise vendor during this event? Visit our Gift Shop page to learn about our pop up shops and apply today!

*Event subject to change due to COVID-19 pandemic.


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. 

Prices

  • VIP: $45
  • VIP designated driver: $27

Purchase VIP Tickets

June 18 - Luau

July 16 - Red, White and Brew

Sept. 10 - Goin' on a Beer Hunt

Oct. 1 - Halloween Bash


Holiday Special 

Thursday, Dec. 8
6 - 9 p.m.

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

Costume characters are provided by Imaginos Productions, LLC. 

Prices

  • Akron Zoo Member: $40
  • Akron Zoo Member Designated Driver: $19
  • Non-member: $45
  • Non-member Designated Driver: $24

Tickets will be on sale at the beginning of December.

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.