Brew at the Zoo 2023

Saturday, May 20, 2023
6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

A Toast to Summer: Join us for Brew at the Zoo

Taste a wide selection of craft beer, hard ciders, lagers, and ales from Arizona’s finest brewing companies as you travel around the Zoo in this one-of-a-kind sampling event.  Listen to live music in the Event Garden and in Tanzania, enjoy games and fun photo ops, and take home a commemorative tasting glass. Pub-style food will be available for purchase throughout the Zoo. This is an ages 21+ only event.

More festivities are being added weekly. Please check back for updates!


  • General Admission: $50
  • Zoo Member: $45
  • Designated Driver: $25

Tickets go up $10 at the gate Proceeds support the Zoo’s animal care, conservation, and education programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

Ales for Animals Premium Experience SOLD OUT

Get early admission into at 5:15 p.m. and get a sneak peek behind-the-scenes at Reid Park Zoo’s South America Loop. Chat with animal care staff while you watch animals enjoy enrichment including tapir, squirrel monkey, and Andean bear. Enjoy an aviary bug toss and tamandua walk in the Anteater Habitat. This Premium Experience includes access to Brew at the Zoo, a souvenir T-shirt and swag bag, a $10 food voucher, and an exclusive beer tasting to kick off the night. Beat the line to get in first at the event! (and wear comfortable shoes).

Premium Experience tickets cost $130.


Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Gail Brown at 520-881-4753 or


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