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Zoo Brew (September)

September 20 6 to 10 p.m.$45 in advance • $50 at the door • $85 VIP • $30 Designated Driver (DD) • $60 DD VIP

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Zoo Brew features more than 130 unique beers from select Michigan craft breweries, live music, exclusive access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats until twilight and zookeeper talks.

General Admission Zoo Brew tickets include a commemorative beverage holder and admission to the Zoo, where trails are filled with the most popular lagers, ales, stouts and more. For $45, guests can sip, stroll and enjoy sights of more than 2,400 animals while sampling 12 beers unique to their tasting. Additional tasting tickets and food will be available for purchase. Tickets will be available for $50 at the gate (if not sold out.) Advance ticket purchase is encouraged as space is limited and the event may sell out.

A limited number of Zoo Brew VIP tickets are available. For $85, guests will receive all of the features of the general admission ticket plus private admission through the Rackham Fountain Entrance and access to the VIP lounge (located in the Ford Education Center.) Once inside the VIP lounge, guests can take advantage of exclusive food options, four additional beer tastings and a commemorative gift.


Designated Driver Tickets

General Admission Designated Driver (DD) tickets are available for $30, pricing includes Zoo admission and unlimited soft drinks. DD ticket-holders are not permitted to consume alcohol at the event.

New this year! Guests will have the option to purchase Designated Driver VIP tickets for $60. These tickets include all of the same features of the Designated Driver ticket plus private VIP admission through the Rackham Fountain entrance, access to the VIP lounge (located in the Ford Education Center), exclusive food options and a commemorative gift. VIP DD ticket-holders are not permitted to consume alcohol at the event.


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

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    • $45
    • $50 at gate
    • VIP $85
    • Designated Driver $30
    • Parking $8
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