ZooBrew

Location: East Mall

Date: Saturday, August 24

ZooBrew is sponsored by  Blue Moon

Enjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, anteaters and ales...all at Brookfield Zoo's 8th annual ZooBrew on Saturday, August 24. ZooBrew is a fun-filled, 21 and over*, unique beer-tasting event!
 

New this year! 3 sessions to choose from:

•Full Session - 3:30 to 7:30 pm

•VIP Session - 2:30 to 7:30 pm

•Half Session - 12:00 to 2:00 pm

 

Full Session Tickets Include:

•Parking

•All-day Admission to the zoo (9:30 am to 6:00 pm)

•Admission to the ZooBrew tent (3:30 to 7:30 pm; Last call at 7:00 pm)

•3 oz. samplings from over 80 beers

•Commemorative tasting glass

•PLEASE NOTE: Designated Drivers tickets will NOT be allowed to sample beer but ticket includes unlimited soft drinks.

 

VIP Session Tickets Include:

•Parking

•All-day Admission to the zoo (9:30 am to 6:00 pm)

•Exclusive access to the VIP Garden (2:30 to 7:30 pm; Last call at 7:00 pm)

•VIP early admission to the ZooBrew tent (at 2:30 pm), and unlimited access thereafter until 7:30 pm

•Exclusive samplings of select specialty brews in VIP Garden

•Food in the VIP Garden

•Visit with Animal Ambassadors in the VIP Garden

•3 oz. samplings from over 80 beers

•Commemorative tasting glass

•PLEASE NOTE: Designated Drivers will NOT be allowed to sample beer but ticket includes unlimited soft drinks.

 

Half Session Tickets Include:

•Parking

•All-day Admission to the zoo (9:30 am to 6:00 pm)

•Admission to the ZooBrew tent (12:00 to 2:00 pm; Last call at 1:45 pm)

•3 oz. samplings from over 80 beers

•Commemorative tasting glass

•PLEASE NOTE: Designated Drivers tickets will NOT be allowed to sample beer but ticket includes unlimited soft drinks.


MEMBERS: Use your membership ID number as the promo code to apply the $10.00 member discount!



 

 

FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes - all attendees must be 21+ with valid ID. 

Will I be able to walk around the zoo?
The event takes places on the East Mall.  Attendees are allowed to leave the event during regular zoo hours (9:30 am to 6:00 pm) but must remain in the event area after closing (6:00 pm). 

What are my parking/transportation options getting to the event?
Parking is included with your ticket but we encourage guests to use public transportation or ride share options. 

I will be taking a ride share option.  Where do I go?
Please use the South Gate Entrance (3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513) for all ride share drop-offs and pick-ups. 

I will be visiting the zoo with my children/family.  Can they come to the event with me? 
No - ZooBrew is for adult (21+) attendees only.  Children will NOT be allowed in the event area and will NOT be allowed to remain in the zoo after closing (6:00 pm).   

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - tickets can be scanned from phones/mobile devices. 

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes - as long as the person redeeming the ticket is 21+ with valid ID. 

Are outside food and/or drinks allowed at the event?
Outside food can be brought into the zoo. Outside alcohol cannot be brought into the zoo or the event. 

Don't miss any other summer events!
Paint Night - July 24
Trivia Night - August 14

Who can I contact with additional questions?
marketingteam@czs.org


*ALL TICKET HOLDERS MUST BE 21+ WITH VALID ID. NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 21 (INCLUDING CHILDREN) WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE EVENT. EVENT WILL PROCEED RAIN OR SHINE. PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ANIMAL BUILDINGS CLOSE AT 5:30 PM. ZOO GROUNDS CLOSE AT 6:00 PM.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

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