Pints 'n Penguins

Nov 11

6 - 9 p.m.

Explore the zoo while sampling beer from top breweries and, as a bonus, a couple of popular wineries! Tickets include 8 sample tastings and admission to the zoo after hours with appearances by a few of our animal ambassadors! Music in Komodo Kingdom by DJ Kenny Kidd. Food trucks will also have snacks available for purchase.

EVENT TOKEN ALERT! This event participates in the Event Token Giveaway. Collect a token from each participating event, and turn them in at Brew at the zoo on Saturday, December 30 to be entered to win two VIP Brew at the Zoo 2024 tickets. The more tokens you collect, the better chance you have to win!

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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.


  • Akron Zoo member: $30 
  • Non-member: $35
  • Akron Zoo member designated driver: $20
  • Non-member designated driver: $25

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VIP Tickets

The ticket includes 4 additional tastings (totaling 12 tastings), full drink, a tasty treat, and a surprise gift!


  • VIP: $45
  • VIP Designated Driver: $30

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  • Brighten Brewing
  • Codex Brewing
  • Working Class Brew
  • Wrecking Crew Brew Works
  • Troutman Winery
  • The Winery at Wolf Creek
  • Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

Food Trucks:

  • Dr. Hibachi
  • OG Street Eatz
  • Uncle Bacon's BBQ