BREW AT THE L.A. ZOO RETURNS, FEATURING OVER 40 LOCAL CRAFT AND MICROBREWERIES, ECLECTIC LIVE MUSIC LINEUP, DJs, DANCING, PUB-STYLE GRUB, VIP LOUNGES WITH FOOD, SPECIALTY DRINKS, AND EARLY ACCESS, AND RARE AFTER-HOURS VISITS TO ANIMAL HABITATS,  POP-UP ZOOKEEPER TALKS, AND CLOSE-UP ANIMAL EXPERIENCES

CONTACT: GLAZA Press

July 6, 2018

Photo by Jamie Pham

WHAT

The 8th Annual BREW AT THE L.A. ZOO is on Friday, August 3, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  “L.A.’s most unique brewfest” consists of beer tasting from over 40 local, craft, and microbreweries complimented with pub-style grub (available for purchase) and a rare after-hours visit to animal habitats, pop-up zookeeper talks, and close-up animal experiences. Entertainment for the night includes performances from Boombox Heroes, a cover band playing choice ‘80s party tunes and top 40 hits of today, Black Crystal Wolf Kids, the world’s first indie rock tribute band, Woodie and the Longboards, one of the most in demand tribute acts in the country performing all of the surfin’ hits of the Beach Boys and more, DJs, dancing, and much more. For an extra special experience, VIP Lounge tickets offer early entry at 6 p.m. with access to all breweries plus access to exclusive lounges serving hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails. All attendees must be ages 21+ to participate in event.

Special Brew

The Brewery at Simzy’s Burbank will be serving a special brew with ingredients chosen by the L.A. Zoo’s American black bear, Ranger. Specially crafted for Brew at the L.A. Zoo, the pale ale has notes of hibiscus flowers and honey, ingredients picked by Ranger himself.

Participating Breweries

101 Cider House, Alosta Brewing Co., Angel City Brewery, Baja Brewing Company, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Brewyard Beer Company, Calidad Beer, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Five Threads Brewing, Four Sons Brewing, Golden Road Brewing, Innovation Brew Works, KeVita, King Harbor Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Co., Latitude 33 Brewing, MacLeod Ale Brewing Co., Pizza Port Brewing Company, San Antonio Winery – Bodega Sangria, San Fernando Brewing Co., Stoked Cider, Stone Brewing, The Bruery, Three Weavers Brewing Co., Transplants Brewing Company, Verdugo West Brewing Company, Yorkshire Square Brewery, and more…

Program subject to change without notice.

WHEN

August 3, 2018, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

WHERE

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

The L.A. Zoo is located in Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways.

COST

Online advance purchase: $65

Designated Driver admission includes unlimited soft drinks: $35

VIP admission: $135

Box office: $75

Free parking is available.

L.A. ZOO

The landmark Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, drawing nearly 1.8 million visitors each year, is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), whose members meet rigorous professional standards for animal welfare and has achieved renown as an international leader in the preservation of endangered species and a conservation center for the care and study of wildlife.