Polar Beers

Dec. 8 | 6 - 10 p.m.

Tickets on sale now!

Polar Beers, presented by KeyBank, is back! Join us for the best-valued event of the year and get two events for the price of one! Not only do event guests get access to all Polar Beers has to offer, but they also get intimate access to the dazzling sights of Wild Lights!

 

What can we expect at Polar Beers?

  • A selection of more than 70 unique beers from Michigan craft breweries
  • Live entertainment
  • Themed photo opportunities
  • Full access to the magic of Wild Lights!
  • Habitat chats

 

What’s new at Polar Beers 2022?

Bundle up and enjoy some local brews! Polar Beers 2022 will feature a variety of Michigan craft beer 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.


TICKET OPTIONS:

General admission | $50/person SOLD OUT

  • Admission to Polar Beers
  • 6, 6 oz. drink punches (additional drink tickets will be available for purchase on a limited basis)
  • Unlimited live entertainment, games and access to Wild Lights

General admission designated driver (DD) | $30/person
DD ticketholders are not permitted to consume alcohol at the event.

  • Admission to Polar Beers
  • Unlimited soft drinks
  • Unlimited live entertainment, games and access to Wild Lights

VIP admission | $85/person SOLD OUT

  • Admission to Polar Beers
  • • 8, 6 oz. drink punches total (additional drink tickets will be available for purchase on a limited basis)
  • Access to the VIP lounge located in Table 28
  • Complimentary food options, exclusive to VIP guests
  • Four exclusive drink punch options to be enjoyed in the VIP lounge
  • Commemorative gift
  • Unlimited live entertainment, games and access to Wild Lights

VIP admission designated driver (DD) | $65/person
VIP DD ticketholders are not permitted to consume alcohol at the event.

  • All features of the general admission DD ticket PLUS:
    • Access to the VIP lounge located in Table 28
    • Complimentary food options, exclusive to VIP guests
    • Commemorative gift

Parking | $8/vehicle

  • All event guests, including members, are required to purchase a parking pass
  • $8 fee per vehicle
  • It is recommended to purchase parking in advance online to avoid long lines at the Zoo entrance

 General Admission Ticket Holders

  • General admissions ticket Holders will be directed to park and enter the Zoo at the main gates.
  • Your general admission ticket entitles you to SIX, 6 oz. tasting punches.
  • REMINDER: If you purchased the After Hours four-pack, the original tickets you were emailed at the time of purchase are you tickets for tomorrow evening. If you are unable to locate your original email, please contact out guest experience team before arrival at (248) 545-5717 or info@dzs.org.

VIP Ticket Holders

  • VIP ticket holders will be directed to park in the 10 Mile Road surface lot and enter the Zoo at the Rackham Fountain Entrance (also known as the members only entrance).
  • Your VIP ticket entitles you to EIGHT, 6 oz. tasting punches.
  • The VIP lounge is located inside Table 28. Here, the four exclusive VIP tasting selections are available until last pour at 9:45 p.m., and exclusive food options are available until 8 p.m. You must show your VIP card to enter.

    Don’t forget to pick up your VIP gift at Table 28!

All attendees must be 21 or older; photo ID is required.

 

 

Last call is at 9:30 p.m., and last pour is at 9:45 p.m.


Please remember that drinking and driving is dangerous to all.
 For your safety and convenience, you are welcome to leave your vehicle at the Detroit Zoo overnight for pickup tomorrow. For guests wanting to use a rideshare app tonight, please set your pickup location to 25001 Woodward Ave. Your driver will be directed into the Woodward lot outside the main entrance near the Polk Penguin Conservation Center. 

Cabs will also be stationed at the main entrance for your convenience and can be contacted at (877) GRN-TAXI.