AKRON — The Akron Zoo will be hosting the "Brew at the Zoo" event on Saturday, June 12, from 6.30–9.30 p.m. This will be the zoo's first of five Brew events in 2021.
Participants will be able to select the sample of beer and wine from 16 different breweries and wineries.
Interested parties must buy the tickets online ahead of the events at akronzoo.org/brew-at-the-zoo. The ticket costs $28 for Akron Zoo members, $33 for non-members, and $43 for a limited number of VIPs.
This event also provides designated driver tickets, which costs $17 for Akron Zoo members, $22 for non-members, and $25 for VIPs. Tickets will include eight tastings and after-hours admission into the zoo, while a VIP ticket consists of an early 6 p.m. entry, 12 tastings and a full-sized beer ticket.
Vendors for this event include Akronym, Blue Monkey, Eighty-Three, HiHO, Hoppin' Frog, Maize Valley, Missing Falls, Mucky Duck, Nauti Vine, North Water, Paradigm Shift, Platform, Thirsty Dog, Tow Monks, Working Class and Wrecking Crew. The three food truck vendors are Avorrito, Cheezylicious and Cookery Food Truck
The brew event is limited to 21 years and older, with infants and children strictly prohibited from joining.
The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year in Summer hours at 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with an admission fee of $13 for adults, $11 for seniors and $10 for children ages 2-14. Admission is free for children under two.
Interested parties can visit www.akronzoo.org to find out more or call (330) 375-2550 for assistance.