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Brew at the L.A. Zoo

Spend an evening sampling beer from local craft and microbreweries while enjoying music, pop-up zoo keeper talks, and close-up animal encounters.

Standard admission to this extremely popular event includes 5-ounce beer samples from your choice of 50 breweries, which you can pair with pub-style grub available for purchase. Designated driver admission includes unlimited soft drinks.

VIP admission (available online only) gives you early entry to the entire route and access to two exclusive lounges featuring hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.

  • Standard admission, online advance purchase: $65; GLAZA members $55 with promo code* (nominal service charge applies)
  • Standard admission, box office: $75; GLAZA members $65 with valid membership card
  • Designated driver admission: $25
  • VIP entry, online advanced purchase only: $125

Food is not included in the Standard or Designated Driver ticket price. Outside food and beverages, backpacks, coolers, and oversized purses will not be permitted.

You must be at least 21 years of age to attend this event. Valid ID is required.  Standard and VIP ticket holders receive a 5-ounce beer mug for sampling. Designated Driver ticket holders receive a souvenir cup for soft drinks.

While plentiful free parking is available, guests attending without designated drivers are encouraged to use a cab or ride-sharing service such as Lyft.

Developing a New Brew, Gorilla-Style

Our gorilla-inspired collaboration with a local brewery was “fruitful,” in more ways than one. The resulting ale will be featured at Brew at the L.A. Zoo on August 4.

Event Snapshot

Brew at the L.A. Zoo

August 4, 2017

*GLAZA Members receive their promo code via email. If you are a Member and haven’t received yours, please call 323-644-4747.

Participating Breweries Include

101 Cider House
21st Amendment Brewery
AleSmith Brewing Company
Alosta Brewing Co.
Angel City Brewery
Angry Orchard
Auchentoshan – VIP Specialty Cocktail
Baja Brewing Company
Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beachwood BBQ and Brewing
Bootleggers Brewery
Brewyard Beer Company
Eel River Brewing Company -VIP Only
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
Firemans Brew
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Four Sons Brewing
Foxboro Brewing Company
Frogtown Brewery

Golden Road
Goose Island
Gordon Biersch Brewery
Innovation Brew Works
Kinetic Brewing Company
King Harbor Brewing Company
Kona Brewing Co.
Lagunita’s Brewing Co.
Latitude 33 Brewing Co.
Left Coast
Lincoln Beer Company
Lucky Luke Brewing
Macleod Ale Brewing Co.
Mike’s Hard Lemonade
Mother Earth Brewing Co.
Mt. Lowe Brewing Company
Nightshade – VIP
Ol’ Glory
Oskar Blues

Pacific Plate Brewing Company
Pizza Port Brewing Company
Reel Brew Co.
Ritual Brewing Co.
Samuel Adams
San Antonio Winery ~ Bodega Sangria
San Antonio Winery Wines -VIP Only
San Fernando Brewing Co.
Shock Top
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Snow Leopard Vodka
Stone Brewing Company
The Brewery at Abigaile
The Dudes’ Brewing Company
Transplants Brewing
Truly Spiked & Sparkling
Verdugo West Brewing Co
White Claw Hard Seltzer

Sponsorship support provided by Auchentoshan®

During evening events, animals are given access to their night quarters for their comfort. Therefore, most animals will not be on exhibit.

We recommend that you purchase your tickets in advance in order to secure your spot and avoid waiting in ticketing lines. Online ticket sales close at 5 p.m. on the day of the event. You may purchase Standard and Designated Driver tickets at the Zoo membership window as early as 6 p.m. on the day of the event. VIP tickets will not be available at the box office.

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