Raise your glass to conservation and animals!

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Premium entry (including Designated Driver tickets) at 5:00 p.m.

Cheers to Conservation

This event has sold out!


Join us for a beer and cider tasting event

Calling all beer and cider lovers, the 10th Annual Brew at the Zoo returns this fall!

Join us for a beer and cider tasting event unlike any other. Sample delicious imports, domestics, microbrews, ciders, and more at Woodland Park Zoo! This year the event features more than 50 of the finest local breweries. While sampling, meet some of the zoo's most eccentric animals with up-close encounters with our ambassador animals!

All money raised supports conservation projects both locally and globally.




You must be 21 years or older and have a valid ID to attend. No refunds.



$45 General Admission

(plus service fees)

Tickets Include

  • 7 tasting tickets for beer and cider
  • Admission to the event
  • Ambassador animal experiences
  • Access to limited zoo exhibits


$65 Premium Admission

(plus service fees)

Tickets Include

  • A commemorative tasting glass
  • An exclusive ambassador animal experience
  • Early entry to the event at 5:00 p.m.
  • 5 additional tasting tickets

$20 Designated Driver Admission

(plus service fees)

Tickets Include

  • Unlimited soda and water
  • Admission to the event (either Premium or General Admission)
  • Ambassador animal experiences
  • Access to limited zoo exhibits



2 Towns Ciderhouse
Aslan Brewing Seattle
Bellingham Cider Co. - NEW
Boneyard Beer
Bosk Brew Works
Boundary Bay Brewery
Crucible Brewing Co./ Pour Decisions
Diamond Knot Brewing Company
Dry Humor Cider Co. - NEW
Figurehead Brewing Company
Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery
Fremont Brewing
Georgetown Brewing Company
Ghostfish Brewing Company
GloryBucha Kombucha
Hellbent Brewing Company
Hemlock State Brewing Co.

Holy Mountain - NEW
Ironhorse Brewing - NEW
Jellyfish Brewing Company
Kulshan Brewing Co.
Ladd & Lass Brewing
Lowercase Brewing
Mac and Jack's Brewery
Magnuson Brewery
Maritime Pacific Brewing Co.
Matchless Brewing
Metier Brewing Company
Mr. B's Meadery - NEW
Obec Brewing - NEW
Old Stove Brewing
Peace of Mind Brewing
Pelican Brewing Company
Pike Brewing Company

Pinball Cider - NEW
Project 9 Brewing Co. - NEW
Republic of Cider
Reuben's Brews
Rogue Ales
Rooftop Brewing Company
San Juan Seltzer
Schilling Cider House
Silver City Brewery
Slightly Furry Beverage Company - NEW
Soundbite Cider/Pour Decisions
Stoup Brewing
Timber City Ginger
Watts Brewing Company - NEW
Wheelie Pop Brewing



What is included with my ticket?

General Admission tickets include event admission, 7 tasting tickets for beer or cider, ambassador animal experiences, and access to select zoo exhibits.

Premium tickets include everything that comes with General Admission, plus a commemorative tasting glass, an exclusive ambassador animal experience, early entry to the event, and 5 additional tasting tickets.

What is the Designated Driver ticket?

It is important that everyone gets home safe, and this ticket encourages folks to come with a designated driver. This ticket is $20 and includes unlimited access to soda and water for the ticketholder abstaining from alcohol throughout the evening. Designated driver tickets are available for both Premium and General Admission entry times.

Will there be additional food and drinks available to purchase?

Yes, 1899 Grove will be open to purchase additional food as well as select satellite locations.

Are children allowed at Brew at the Zoo?

No, this is a 21 and over event and no one under the age of 21 will be allowed inside the venue.

Where do I park? How much does parking cost?

Parking for this event is in the zoo lots located along Phinney Avenue N. and N. 59th Street, and the lot accessible on N. 50th & Fremont Ave. N.

Pay-for-parking kiosks are located at each lot. Parking is $6 for first 2 hours; $2 each additional hour (+ taxes and fees).

Disabled parking is available in all zoo lots.

If you must park on the streets surrounding the zoo, please be courteous and do not block driveways.

What should I wear?

This is a very casual event, and you will be on the grass and outdoors, so dress comfortably and appropriately (rain or shine).

Are tickets available the day of the event?

If the event is not sold out, tickets will be available the day of the event. Please note that Brew at the Zoo typically sells out in advance of the event.

Is this event raising money for the zoo?

Yes! Ticket sales raise money to benefit Woodland Park Zoo and support the zoo’s exemplary animal care along with local and global conservation projects.

Additional Questions

Please contact or follow “Woodland Park Zoo – ZooTunes and Events” on Facebook.



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Our Mission

Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

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