Release Date: July 9,2019

Next Brew at the Akron Zoo is July 20

The next Brew at the Zoo at the Akron Zoo is on Saturday, July 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. This Brew at the Zoo will feature a record-breaking 20 different breweries and wineries, along with four food trucks and live entertainment.

Tickets include eight tastings and a souvenir glass. Special VIP tickets are available, which include early admission at 6 p.m., appetizers, reserved seating, four additional tastings and a full-sized beer or wine ticket.

Vendors for the July Brew at the Zoo include Akronym, Brew Kettle, Elevator, Garrett’s Mill, Hoppin’ Frog, Lock 15, Lockport, Maize Valley, Missing Falls, Missing Mountain, Mucky Duck, Muskellunge, Nauti Vine Paradigm Shift, Platform, Phoenix, Royal Docks, R.Shea, Shale and Thirsty Dog. The four food trucks will be Avorrito, Burning River Bistro, Southern Thangs and AC Ice Cream.

Tickets are $27 for Akron Zoo members and $33 for non-members. Designated driver tickets are available for $16 for Akron Zoo members and $22 for non-members. A limited number of VIP tickets are $50 and $40 for designated drivers.  

To purchase tickets, visit All guests must be 21 years or older, including designated drivers. Children and infants will not be admitted.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $13 for adults, $11 for senior citizens, $10 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $3. Discounts and coupons are not available on special events days. For more information visit or call (330) 375-2550.