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Ales and Tails

Ales & Tails

Stone Zoo

May 18, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

21+ Event

Walk on the wild side while enjoying local craft beverages. This popular beer tasting event is a favorite among animal and beer lovers alike!

Purchase Tickets

Sip on your favorite brews and explore the incredible residents that call the Zoo home. Enjoy a stout while you visit the sloth family, or a pilsner while you stop by to see the porcupines! Refreshments like hot dogs (vegetarian options by request) and chips are included with ticket purchase.


  • Early Bird (March 18 - March 31): $55 General Admission / $30 Designated Driver
  • VIP (until sold out): $150 - Full details below
  • General Admission (beginning April 1): $65 General Admission / $40 Designated Driver
  • Day of (subject to availability): $70 General Admission / $45 Designated Driver

Please note: Stone Zoo will close at 3:00 p.m. (last daytime admission ticket sold at 2:00 p.m.) in preparation for this event.

Breweries & More



VIP Experience: Sloths, Swag, and Sips


Get ready to party in style with Zoo New England swag, exclusive access to a tented paradise packed with delicious, locally made food from Evviva Trattoria, sweets from Bedford Cupcakes and crafted cocktails from Sol y Sal. Hang out with our adorable sloth family backstage for a behind-the-scenes encounter that'll make your heart soar. Don't miss out on this ultimate adventure!

Vendor Application

Thank you for your interest in Stone Zoo's annual beverage sampling event, Ales & Tails!

Full Details & Application

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Proceeds from your Ales & Tails tickets support the operation and continued growth of Stone Zoo, its education programs and conservation initiatives. Looking to make a greater impact? Here are a few more ways you can support our work.