Brew at the Zoo

May 25

Kick-off your summer at the most unique beer festival inside the perimeter, Brew at the Zoo!

Enjoy beer and wine samples from breweries all over including Georgia, live music throughout the Zoo, yard games, and so much more while savoring incredible views of our animals.

Join us afterhours to sample beer from some of Georgia’s top breweries; jam to live music around the Zoo; compete in yard games; hang with your herd; and so much more as you’re inspired by views of some of our planet’s most amazing wildlife. Don’t miss our longest-running beer festival tradition – find out why Brew at the Zoo has been a Memorial Day weekend favorite for more than 15 years! 

VIP early entry: 5  – 6 p.m. |    Main Event: 6 – 9:30 p.m. (Last event entry 8 p.m.)

General Admission Tickets

Member: $60 | Non-Member: $70

Non-Member Tickets

Member Tickets

  • Beer and wine sampling from over 30 breweries while supplies last 
  • Animal viewing and scheduled Keeper Talks 
  • Live music to keep you partying all night 
  • Complimentary rides until 8 p.m. on the Endangered Species Carousel 
  • Food and nibbles available for purchase (card only) 

VIP Tickets - SOLD OUT!


VIP Tickets are SOLD OUT!

  • All General Admission offerings, plus: 
  • Early admission at 5 p.m. 
  • Shorter lines! Enjoy a separate entry gate until 7 p.m. 
  • Access to the air-conditioned VIP Lounge and private restrooms 
  • Charcuterie box from Graze Craze to nibble while you explore 
  • Commemorative Brew at the Zoo bag, T-shirt, bottled water, and light snacks
  • Limited edition pint glass

This is a rain-or-shine event. Some areas of the Zoo will close at 8 p.m. so arrive early!

Adults Only: This event is for ages 21 and up only. IDs will be checked at the door. Please drink responsibly and prearrange a safe ride home.

Participating Breweries

What's Brewing?

Tickets include a selection of over 85 different samples from top Georgia breweries and cideries, check out the full list below!

See the list


Who's playing?

The Breakfast Club: 80’s tribute band | 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Ford Pavilion 

Lilac Wine: Acoustic soulful covers | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Flamingo Plaza 

Kenneth Kelly: R&B, soul and pop covers | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | outside Zambezi Elephant Center 

Read the band bios

Frequently Asked Questions

See the FAQs

Sponsorship Opportunity: Interested in having a sponsorship presence at Brew at the Zoo? Contact Meghann Adams at for more information.

As a nonprofit organization with a vital mission, Zoo Atlanta appreciates your support!

While you sip, your ticket is hard at work supporting conservation initiatives to protect species and their habitats, here at home and around the globe.

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