My Town: Akron Zoo to host ‘Brew at the Zoo’ events

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Brew at the Zoo (Courtesy: The Akron Zoo)

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AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo has released several dates for this year’s Brew at the Zoo events.

The first Brew at the Zoo will be held Wednesday, June 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Other events will be scheduled for July, September and October.

Each Brew at the Zoo event is held after regular zoo hours.

The theme for the June 11 event will be an 80s party. Visitors can sample beer from several local breweries, including Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., Ohio Brewing Company, Elevator Brewing & Draught Haus, Great Lakes Brewing Co., Black Box Brewing, The Brew Kettle, Jackie O’s Brewery, Lager Heads Brewing Co., Revolution Brewing, Stone Brewing Co. and Tramonte Distributing. Each attendee receives six free beer samples, and full sized drinks are $4 each.  Additional tasting cards are $10 each.

Brew at the Zoo admission is $17 for Akron Zoo members and $23 for non-members. Passes to attend all four Brew at the Zoo events are $60 for Akron Zoo members and $84 for non-members. Only guests 21 or older may attend a Brew at the Zoo event.

For more information about or to register for Brew at the Zoo, call (330) 375-2550 ext. 7231 or click here.