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Brew at the L.A. Zoo

Brew at the Zoo 2015 beers and souvenir mug

Event Snapshot

Friday, August 5
7–11 p.m.
Must be 21+ to attend

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

Spend an evening sampling beer from local craft and microbreweries while enjoying live music, DJs, 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) lets you skip the lines with early entry to the entire route (starting at 6 p.m.) and gain access to two exclusive lounges featuring hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.

  • Standard admission, online advance purchase: $65; GLAZA members $60 with promo code* (nominal service charge applies)
  • Standard admission, box office: $75; GLAZA members $70 with valid membership card
  • Designated driver admission: $25
  • VIP entry, online advanced purchase only: $125

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.

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.


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

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While plentiful free parking is available, guests attending without designated drivers are encouraged to use a cab or ride-sharing service such as Lyft. First-time Lyft users get $20 off when using code LAZOO3.

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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.


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