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Brew at the Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, August 15, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

About Brew at the Zoo

21+ Event

Walk on the wild side as you sample offerings from a variety of breweries and restaurants. Sip some delicious brews and visit with western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and other species in the Zoo’s Tropical Forest Pavilion, as well as giraffes, zebras, kangaroos and many other animals. Don’t miss a visit to Aussie Aviary, a seasonal free-flight aviary featuring brightly-colored budgies. The entire zoo, with the exception of the Bird's World building and playground, will be open for this event (weather permitting). 

  • Early Bird Admission (through July 31): $55
  • Regular Admission: $60
  • VIP Admission: $100 VIP perks include private tent, swag bag, special animal encounters and exclusive food and beverage selections.
  • Day of: $65

Purchase Tickets

Thank you!

Proceeds from your Brew at the Zoo tickets support the operation and continued growth of Franklin Park 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 Other Beverages

Samuel Adams Cambridge Brewing Company Hopsters Brewing Company
Lord Hobo Brewing Company Dorchester Brewing Company Willie's Superbrew
Bone Up Brewing Company Article Fifteen Brewing Company Aeronaut Brewing Company
Athletic Brewing Company Flying Dreams Brewing Co. Bantam Cider Company
Small Change Brewing Company Bravazzi Itz Spritz 
Anonymous Brewing, LLC    



Food and More

7 ate 9 Just Hummus Kings Dining & Entertainment

Reserve a private corporate event space at Brew at the Zoo
Interested in a wild evening for your company? Our dedicated team will help you customize a beer sampling and rental location just for your group. Contact us for more information at or call 617-989-2009 to bring a touch of the outdoors to your next corporate event!

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.