Save the Date!
• Through June 3, Member Appreciation Days: Online reservations are required for entry. MORE
• June 4: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo open to the public

Know Before You Go:
In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the following Re-Opening FAQs for FPZ and SZ before your visit.


Ales & Tails

Stone Zoo

Saturday, September 12, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

About Ales & Tails

21+ Event

Stone Zoo’s annual beer-tasting event, Ales & Tails features stations hosted by a variety of breweries and the opportunity to stroll amongst the animals– including black bears, North American river otters, cougars and many other amazing species that call the Zoo home.

  • Early Bird Admission: $45 |  Designated Driver: $20 (through August 12)
  • Regular Admission: $55 | DD: $25
  • VIP Admission: $100 | VIP DD: $50 VIP perks include private room, swag bag, special animal encounters and exclusive food and beverage selections.
  • Day of: $65 | DD: $25

Purchase Tickets

Thank you!

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.

Breweries and More

Restaurants and More

Burtons Grill Burlington Red Heat Tavern Joe's American Bar & Grill
Del Sur LLC Cabot Creamery Cooperative Bedford Cupcakes

Event Sponsorship
Is your company interested in sponsoring this event? Zoo New England has many different types of packages that will fit your company’s goals. Please contact Kevin Milhomme at or 617-989-2692 for more information.