Release Date: July 17,2018

Brew at the Zoo on July 21 introduces new theme: Paradise Island

The Akron Zoo will be hosting the second Brew at the Zoo event of the year on Saturday, July 21 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. The event theme is “Paradise Island,” so guests are encouraged to dress in their most tropical attire to enjoy 15 breweries and wineries, along with food trucks, live music, a limbo contest with prizes and exclusive viewing of animals after hours.

Brew at the Zoo guests will sample beers and wines from featured local breweries and wineries. Vendors include Akronym Brewing, Aqueduct Brewing Company, Canton Brewing Company, Headtrip Brewery, Hop Tree Brewing, Hoppin’ Frog Brewery, Maumee Bay Brewing Company, Mucky Duck Brewery, Nauti Vine Winery, North High Brewing Company, Paradigm Shift Brewing, R. Shea Brewing, Rochester Mills Beer Company, Sibling Revelry Brewing, Thirsty Dog Brewing Company and Wadsworth Brewing Company.  

In addition, food trucks The Beachcomber Food Truck, A Twist of Leona and Pierogi Joe’s will be selling food. DJ Kenny Kidd will provide music throughout the event.

Tickets are $27 for Akron Zoo members and $33 for non-members. Designated driver tickets are also available. The zoo is also offering special VIP tickets for $50. VIP ticket holders will receive early admission into the event at 6 p.m., reserved seating, appetizers, additional beer tastings, a souvenir lanyard and more.  

To purchase tickets, visit All guests must be 21 and older, including designated drivers.