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Brew at the L.A. Zoo


Sample beer from local craft and microbreweries while enjoying music, pop-up zoo keeper talks, and animal discovery stations.

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Brew at the L.A. Zoo 2018

Friday, August 3
7 – 11 p.m.

“L.A.’s most unique brewfest,” now in its 8th year!

Standard admission includes 5-ounce beer samples from your choice of 40+ breweries.

  • Online advance purchase: $65; GLAZA members $55 with promo code* (nominal service charge applies)
  • Box office: $75; GLAZA members $65 with valid membership card

Designated Driver admission includes unlimited soft drinks: $35

VIP admission lets you skip the lines with early entry to the entire event route and access to two exclusive lounges with hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.

  • Online advance purchase only: $135

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.

Free parking is available. Guests attending without designated drivers are encouraged to use a cab or ride-sharing service such as Lyft.

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.

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

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