Brew at the L.A. Zoo
“L.A.’s most unique brew fest,” now in its 10th year
50 BREWERIES / LIVE MUSIC / ANIMAL FEEDINGS & KEEPER TALKS / PUB-STYLE GRUB
Friday, August 12
The highlight of the summer event season returns! Explore the Zoo and sample beers and ciders from local craft and microbreweries while enjoying music, special animal feedings and 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 five-ounce beer cup for sampling from your choice of 50 breweries.
Designated driver admission includes a souvenir cup for unlimited soft drink refills.
Standard: $70 ($60 for Members)
Designated Driver: $40
VIP admission includes early entry (6 p.m.) and access to two exclusive lounges with hearty gourmet snacks, a burger and sausage bar with fixings and sides, and special cocktails for VIP ticket holders and unlimited soft drink refills for Designated Driver VIP ticket holders. There will also be two animal keeper talks for VIPs only. Tickets available through advance online purchase only. No box office sales.
Designated Driver VIP: $110
101 Cider House
14 Cannons Brewing Company
Angel City Brewery
Angry Horse Brewing
Arts District Brewing Company
Ballast Point Brewing Company
Bear Roots Brewing
Belching Beaver Brewery
Common Space Brewery
Duck Foot Brewing Company
Eagle Rock Brewery
Fort Point Beer Company
Good Day Brewing Company
Goose Island Beer Co.
Gordon Biersch (Burbank)
Hop Valley Brewing
Kern River Brewing Company
Kona Brewing Co.
LA Ale Works
Mt. Lowe Brewing
Old Stump Brewery
San Fernando Brewing
Smog City Brewing
So Cal Cerveceros
Speakeasy Ales and Lagers
Temblor Brewing Company
Three Marm Brewing Company
Three Weavers Brewing Company
Woodland Farms Brewing
Whistle Pig Rye Whiskey
Norwalk Brew House
Los Barbones Cerveceria
- Totally tubular ’80s sets with L.A.’s most excellent cover band, Flashback Heart Attack
- Multi-genre sets to get you moving and grooving with DJ Johnny Hawkes
- Dance jams and high-energy fun and games with the GEC Events DJ & Street Team
- Epic Tacos—Gourmet tacos that are truly epic
- Cousins Maine Lobster—Authentic Maine lobster rolls and other seafood staples
- Rice Balls of Fire—Korean fusion burritos, bowls, burgers, and more
- Baby’s Badass Burgers—Gourmet beef, turkey, and vegan burgers
- Afters Ice Cream—Premium handcrafted ice cream in creative flavors such as Milk and Cereal, Cookie Monster, and Jasmine Milk Tea
Important Event Information
Food is not included in the Standard or Designated Driver ticket price. Outside food and beverages, backpacks, beach bags, hard/soft coolers, and purses will not be permitted. Only clear plastic bags smaller than 12”x12”x6” and non-clear wristlets/clutches no larger than 5”x8”x2” are permitted and are subject to search.
You must be at least 21 years of age to attend this event.
This is a low-waste event. Sampling cups are recyclable aluminum and the event information and map will be available digitally, rather than printed. Guests are encouraged to bring water bottles to refill at stations throughout the Zoo.
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, not all animals will be viewable to the public.
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.
This is a rain or shine event. No refunds or exchanges.