Brew at the L.A. Zoo

“L.A.’s most unique brew fest,” now in its 10th year


Friday, August 12
7 – 11 p.m.
21+ only

The highlight of the summer event season returns! Explore the Zoo and sample beers and ciders from local craft and microbreweries while enjoying music, pop-up animal keeper talks, delicious food available for purchase, and more. Standard, Designated Driver, and VIP admission available. See details below.

Standard & Designated Driver Admission

Standard admission (non-member and member) includes a limited-edition four-ounce beer cup for sampling from your choice of more than 40 breweries.

Designated driver admission includes a souvenir cup for unlimited soft drink refills.

Standard: $70 ($60 for Members)
Designated Driver: $40

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VIP Admission

VIP admission includes all benefits of Standard admission plus early entry to the entire event route (at 6 p.m.) and access to two exclusive lounges with hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.

VIP: $150 (advance online purchase only)

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.

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.