Release Date: October 3,2017

Akron Zoo to host Halloween Bash for final Brew at the Zoo of the year

The Akron Zoo will hold their final Brew at the Zoo of the year on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. The event will feature fall brews and wine from over 15 local breweries and wineries.

In addition to the breweries and wineries, food trucks, Southern Thangs Grub Truck, Café Arnone Espresso Truck and Wilbeck’s BBQ will be selling food. The entire zoo will be open with live music provided by DJ Kenny Kidd and the rockEVERYwear Truck will be selling custom apparel. Guests can also participate in a Halloween costume contest for prizes.

 Visitors will get to taste a variety of beers and wines from Aqueduct Brewing Company, The Brew Kettle Taproom, Fat Head’s Brewery and Tap House, HiHO Brewing Company, Hoppin’ Frog Brewery, Jackie O’s Public House and Brewery, MadTree Brewing, MANCAN Wine, Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery, Millersburg Brewing Company, Mucky Duck Brewery, Nauti Vine Winery, North High Brewing, Rochester Mills Beer Company, R. Shea Brewing and Wild Ohio Brewing Company. Attendees will receive eight tastings, a 4 ounce souvenir cup and a free giveaway. Full-sized beer or wine will be available for $4 and additional tasting cards are available for $10.

Tickets are $27 for Akron Zoo members and $33 for non-Akron Zoo members. Designated driver tickets are also available for $16 for an Akron Zoo member and $22 for a non-Akron Zoo member. For more information or to register call 330-375-2550 ext. 7230 or visit online at www.akronzoo.org. Only guests 21 and older are permitted.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, $9 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $3. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call 330-375-2550.