Friday, October 5th

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Zoo Brew tickets include admission to Luminous Nights. Click here to learn more.

Whether you prefer sours or stouts, pale ale or porters, IPAs or imports, Zoo Brew has the perfect pick to please your palate. The 21 and over crowd can sample craft brews from several local microbreweries and distributors in the Malawi Event Center.

Each Zoo Brew participant receives 15 samples.  Additional samples will be available for purchase. There will be light snacks provided and live music performed by The Bradberries.

All individuals attending the Brew event must be age 21 or older. Valid ID will be required. The Toledo Zoo reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual or party who does not comply with this policy. Refunds will not be issued for tickets purchased for any party that is under age 21 or can’t provide valid ID at the time of entry.

Ticket Prices



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All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made.

The beers that will be available to taste are:

Rhinegeist Cheetah
Deschutes Fresh Haze
Odd Side Cat in the Wall
Blake’s Grizzly Pear
Ballast Point Grunion
Cidergeist Wowie
Earnest Brew Works Johnny’s Apple Ale
Earnest Brew Works Crunch Hippie
Great Lakes Moon Dog

Odd Side Hazel’s Nuts
Petoskey Robusta Nut
Royal Docks Dare
Habituale Runs
Three Ho’s
Columbus Brewing Company IPA
Columbus Brewing Company Bodhi
Maumee Bay Algae Blooms

Platform Yammy Yammy
Elysian Dark Knife
Elysian Great Pumpkin
Maumee Bay Oktoberfest
Prepare for Glory
Mashing Pumpkins
Peaches and Cream
Firefly Rye
Mosquito Red

Bullfrog Stout
Red Fox ESB
Wild Duck IPA
Swamp Nector IPA
Super Cluster Ale
Sumpin’ Easy Ale
Hop Stoopid IPA
Flannel Friday Amber
UFO Pumpkin Ale
UFO Pineapple Heffe