Brew at the Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, August 15, 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Please note, Franklin Park Zoo will close at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 15 in preparation for this event. General admission tickets will be sold through 12:00 p.m.

This is a 21+ event.

Our sixth-annual beer-tasting event will feature stations hosted by local breweries and restaurants. The entire Zoo will be open for this event, with the exception of our Bird's World and Butterfly Landing exhibits. Sip some delicious brews and visit with western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, ocelots, pygmy hippos, and other species in the Zoo’s Tropical Forest Pavilion, as well as giraffes, zebras, kangaroos and many other animals. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit Aussie Aviary, a seasonal free-flight exhibit featuring brightly-colored budgies!

Advance: $55 (available July 7-  August 14)
Day-of: $65

Purchase Tickets

Proceeds from Brew at the Zoo support the operation and continued growth of Zoo New England, its education programs and conservation initiatives.


Coranadobrewing Longtrailbrewing Ottercreek Logo
Risingtide Clownshoesbrewing Cambridgebrewingco
Bluehillsbrewery Peakorganicbrewery Papercitybrewery
Mayflowerbrewing Samadams Logo Baxterbrewingco
Artisanbeverageco Logo Berkshirebrewingco Logo  Docanbrewery Logo
Newburyportbrewing  Breweryommegang Boulevardbrewing 
Downeastcider  Leinenkugelsbrewery  Bluemoonbrewery
Oskarbluesbrewery  Brooklynbrewing  Farfromthetreebrewing
Downtheroad Logo Smuttynosebrewery 
Tuckerman Hopsters   Rapscallionbrewing
 Bantamcider Aeronaut Logo   Narragansettbrewing
Tworoadsbrewing  Porticobrewing Mightysquirrel Logo 
Ipswichale Logo Bigelmbrewery   Foolproof Logo
Notch Logo  Safeharbor Logo  Royaljamaican Logo
mysticbrewery_logo Harpoonbrewery   

Food and other beverages

Maggianos Backdeck Zestycookie
Harrows Americanflatbread_Logo  Taza 

23Seasons52 1
 02Barefootwines Kind Logo 
Spikedseltzer Logo  Utz  Kings Logo
Kravejerky  Naturevalley Logo
 Capriccio Logo
 Dickslastresort Nolas Logo   


Transportation will be provided to and from the Forest Hills MBTA station and the Zoo at the following times, running continuously:

  • 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Forest Hills MBTA to Franklin Park Zoo's Giraffe Entrance
  • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.: Franklin Park Zoo's Giraffe Entrance to Forest Hills MBTA

Zoo staff will be available to assist in boarding buses.