After Hours 21+ Event Series

Zoo Brew | Summer Sips | Spooky Spirits | Polar Beers

Late nights at the Zoo are back! Tickets on sale now.

Whether it’s for a date night, a friends’ night out or an evening enjoying the outdoors, join us at our After Hours, 21+ Event Series, presented by KeyBank! These 21 and older events are specially designed for adults who love the Zoo! Guests will enjoy a slew of festivities including unique beverage options, exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats until twilight, amusing games and live entertainment. Don’t miss out on the fun!


 

Ticket options:

NEW! General admission event series package: $175 (valued at $230)

This limited time event package includes admission AND parking passes to all four After Hours 21+ events. Each package includes one ticket and parking to each of the four after hours events. Offer available only for event general admission ticket option. PACKAGE OFFER EXPIRES: May 21, 2022.

 

 

 

Individual event tickets: prices vary. See individual event pages for ticket availability, pricing and ticket options

Members will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets for each of the individual After Hours 21+ events. Tickets for the individual events will go on sale to the general public approximately 30 days prior to the event date. To receive marketing emails pertaining to events happening at the Zoo, click here to sign up.

Click on the logo below view purchase options and details on each event.

 

 


 

 

After Hours: 21+ Event Series includes the following four events:

NEW! General admission event series package: $175 (valued at $230)

 

Zoo Brew: For the Birds

May 21 | 6 – 10 p.m.

Zoo Brew 2022, presented by KeyBank, gets a new look and feel! Join us for our first after hours event of the year, featuring a local selection of brews. Discover how the Detroit Zoological Society supports exciting conservation projects, as this year’s event features a groundbreaking initiative to restore South Africa’s vulture population. Zoo Brew will also feature new games and activities for guests, including inflatable axe throwing and giant beer pong.

What to expect:

  • A selection of more than 80 unique beers from Michigan craft breweries
  • Live entertainment and games
  • Exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats until twilight
  • Animal habitat chats
  • Themed photo opportunities

 

 

Summer Sips

July 29 | 6 – 10 p.m.

It’s five o’clock here! Summer Sips, presented by KeyBank, is the Detroit Zoo’s newest 21-and-over event to celebrate summer! Inspired by Jimmy Buffet’s “A Pirate Looks at 40,” this event is sure to turn the Zoo into a tropical paradise. We are also excited to feature Air Margaritaville, an unforgettable band playing some of your favorite summer tunes. Guests of Summer Sips will enjoy fun games and activities, so be sure to keep an eye out for any lost shakers of salt.

What to expect:

  • A selection of themed specialty cocktails, as well as classic spirits
  • Live entertainment
  • Exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats until twilight
  • Animal habitat chats
  • Themed photo opportunities

 

 

Spooky Spirits

Oct. 14 | 6 – 10 p.m.

Grab your cauldrons and costumes, it’s time for Spooky Spirits, presented by KeyBank! This event will add the fright to your night, and guests are encouraged to sport their most creative costumes. Guest will also enjoy bone-chilling entertainment, so get your monsters ready to mash and keep the Ghostbusters on speed dial. Spooky Spirits will feature fun games and activities for guests, so don’t miss this haunted party!

What to expect:

  • A selection of themed specialty cocktails, as well as classic spirits
  • Live entertainment
  • Exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats until twilight
  • Animal habitat chats
  • Themed photo opportunities

 

 

Polar Beers

Dec. 8 | 6 – 10 p.m.

Polar Beers , presented by KeyBank, is back! Enjoy the dazzling sights of Wild Lights while sipping on the finest selection of local brews. Bundle up and experience a night like no other. Polar Beers 2022 will feature a new variety of beer, seltzer and cider selections, as well as new live entertainment and activities. Step into the Detroit Zoo’s winter wonderland and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season.

What to expect:

  • A selection of more than 70 unique beers from Michigan craft breweries
  • Live entertainment
  • Themed photo opportunities