Brew at the Zoo Returns

WHAT: Don’t miss the Fourth Annual Brew at the Zoo! Brew at the Zoo is a “beer tasting” event that features stations hosted by local breweries and restaurants – as well as an opportunity to stroll amongst the animals in the zoo’s signature Tropical Forest Pavilion, which is home to ring-tailed lemurs, ocelots, Baird’s tapirs, a pygmy hippo, free-flight birds and many other species. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit Aussie Aviary, a seasonal free-flight exhibit featuring brightly-colored budgies.

Participating breweries include Peak Organic Brewing Company, Blue Hills Brewery, Long Trail Brewing Co., Samuel Adams, Dogfish Head Brewery, Foolproof Brewing Company, Harpoon Brewery, Smuttynose Brewing Company, Cambridge Brewing Company, Clown Shoes Beer, Slumbrew, Watch City Brewing Company, Narragansett Beer, Mayflower Brewing Company, Bantam Cider Company, Woodchuck Hard Cider, The Traveler Beer Company, Brooklyn Brewery, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Brewery Ommegang, Down the Road Brewery, Battle Road Brewing Co., Beer Works, 3 Beards Beer Company, Do Can Brewery, Newburyport Brewing Company, Paper City Brewery, Moonlight Meadery, and Rapscallion. Food will be provided by American Flatbread, Amir’s Natural Foods, California Pizza Kitchen, Food Should Taste Good, Harrow’s Chicken Pies, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Ole Mexican Grill, Olecito, Popeye’s, Upper Crust Pizzeria, Utz Quality Foods, and Costco Wholesale. Music will also be provided by DJ BK. Zoo New England’s 2013 radio partner MAGIC 106.7 will be onsite from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with music, games and prizes.

Given the popularity of Franklin Park Zoo, Brew at the Zoo promises to be one of the most unforgettable beer tastings in Boston! Proceeds from Brew at the Zoo will support the operation and continued growth of Franklin Park Zoo, its education programs and conservation initiatives.

WHEN: August 17 ; 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Please note: This event is 21+.

TICKETS: Tickets cost $50 in advance and $60 at the door.

WHERE: Franklin Park Zoo ; One Franklin Park Road ; Boston, MA 02121

Zoo New England manages Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham.  Both are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Zoo New England’s mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.