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Ticket Sales Open March 25 for Brew at the Zoo

Favorite Memorial Day weekend tradition is back on May 25.

Atlanta’s favorite Memorial Day weekend festival returns for a 12th year running at Brew at the Zoo on Saturday, May 25, 2019. Early-bird ticket sales will open online on Monday, March 25, 2019, on The signature event for ages 21 and up will feature sampling of more than 70 beers, select wine sampling, live music on stages throughout the Zoo, and more in the home of more than 1,000 animals from around the world.

On the Ford Pavilion main stage for 2019 is Coast Guard, bringing immortal pop hits from the 60s to today, following main stage opener DJ Zano. Other musical acts include Amelia, an Atlanta-based singer/songwriter paying homage to past greats while blending contemporary sounds and styles; The Dial Up, an Atlanta-based, five-piece band with favorite songs from the 90s and early 2000s; SolRizing Band, an all-female reggae band merging the influences of reggae greats with the soul singing of reggae and R&B crooners; and the Titos, blending blues, gospel and country with hip-hop cadences and rock-and-roll attitude. VIP ticketholders will enjoy pre-party tunes from Atlanta DJ Ree de la Vega.

Like all signature events at Zoo Atlanta, Brew at the Zoo is an important source of support for operations that fund mission-critical conservation efforts to protect species and their habitats both locally and globally. Visit here to learn more about just a few of the programs and partnerships that benefit from Zoo support.

Early-bird general admission tickets are $45 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $50 for non-Members, and include beer and wine tasting, a commemorative tasting cup, music and access to special Keeper Talks, animal demonstrations and more around the Zoo.

Early-bird VIP tickets are $100 and include all the benefits of general admission, in addition to early entry to the event at 4:30 p.m.; premium beer tasting and an exclusive whiskey and bourbon tasting; and access to the air-conditioned VIP lounge.

Early-bird rates end April 25. From April 26 through May 24, advance general admission tickets are $50 for Zoo Atlanta Members; $55 for non-Members, with VIP tickets available at $125.

Brew at the Zoo is open to guests ages 21 and up only; guests under 21 will not be admitted.

Brew at the Zoo has frequently sold out in recent years. Get tickets while they last here.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; VIP ticketholder entry at 4:30 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30315

Rachel Davis, Director of Communications
404.624.2812 – office
404.309.2238 – cell

Gavin Johnson, Public Relations and Communications Specialist
404.624.5980 – office

About Zoo Atlanta
Viewed as one of the finest zoological institutions in the U.S. and a proud accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta has a mission to inspire value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family experiences. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Zoo highlights include giant pandas, including Ya Lun and Xi Lun, a set of twins born to Lun Lun on September 3, 2016; one of North America’s largest zoological populations of great apes; and a global center of excellence for the care and study of reptiles and amphibians. Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience, featuring more than 70 species in a 111,000 square-foot complex, is the world’s first LEED Gold-certified reptile and amphibian exhibit. The Zoo’s newest experience, Treetop Trail presented by Kaiser Permanente, opened in March 2017. Up-close-and-personal animal experiences include behind-the-scenes Wild Encounters with African elephants, African lions, Aldabra giant tortoises and giant pandas. Zoo Atlanta is open year-round with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Keeper talks, interactive wildlife presentations, education programs and special events run year-round. For more information, visit

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