My Town: Akron Zoo to Host ‘Brew at the Zoo’

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AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo is hosting its inaugural ‘Brew at the Zoo’ event, the first of three events of its kind this year.

The ‘Brew at the Zoo’ event will be held Wednesday, June 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The entire zoo will be open to animal lovers 21 or older, with full size beers from local breweries available for $4 each.

Beer samples will be available from the following breweries:

  • Indigo Imp Brewery
  • Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.
  • Ohio Brewing Company
  • Elevator Brewing
  • Great Lakes Brewing Co.
  • Alltech’s Lexington Brewing & Distillery Co.


‘Brew at the Zoo’ will also include snacks and live music, and dinner will be available for purchase in the Komodo Kingdom Cafe.

Tickets to the event are $15 for Akron Zoo members and $21 for non-members. The Akron Zoo will remain open during ‘Brew at the Zoo’.

The next two ‘Brew at the Zoo’ events are scheduled for July 17 and October 2.

For more information about The Akron Zoo, click here.