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August 23, 2014
4 to 9 p.m.*

Eventbrite - Brew at the Zoo & Wine, Too!  

Held at the Louisville Zoo Oasis band shell, tent and field.

Enjoy delicious tastings from craft breweries, wineries and local restaurants, a silent auction, animal encounters, and live entertainment provided by Kudmani. A selection of non-alcoholic products and water will also be provided. All proceeds benefit the Louisville Zoo. Tickets go on sale July 1.

** ALL GUESTS must be 21 or older and must bring a valid id to the event. No exceptions made for any reason. Please drink responsibly. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges.

Ticket Options

    Designated driver tickets include animal encounters, food samplings from local vendors and a selection of non-alcoholic products and water.
    General admission tickets include an official Brew tasting mug, animal encounters, beer and wine tastings, and food samples from local vendors.
    A limited number of VIP tickets are available and include 1 hour early entrance to the event, a private entrance to the event, animal encounters, a Brew at the Zoo & Wine, Too! 2014 t-shirt, a commemorative VIP tasting cup and access to the VIP tent including special beer, wine and food tastings, private restrooms and table seating.

    *VIP ticket holders will receive access to the event at 3 p.m.

General Information

  • Food tastings 4 - 6:30 p.m.; Beer/wine available until 8:30 p.m.
  • Up to 40oz. of beer/wine tastings are included in your 2014 General Admission or VIP Brew at the Zoo ticket. Please drink responsibly. In the event that you need an alternate ride home, there will be a "Call a Cab" station near the exit of the Zoo. Volunteers will be available to help you call a cab so everyone in your group/party arrives home safely. 
  • Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the lawn.

  • No food or beverages of any kind may be brought onto Zoo grounds, the parking lot or event space.

  • Day of the event tickets, provided event doesn't sell out in advance, will be $65 for general admission and $50 for designated driver.


A list of participating breweries, wineries, restuarants and beverage vendors will be posted on this web page soon.



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The Friends of the Zoo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that raises funds to support the Louisville Zoo’s capital projects. This is done through fun-filled signature annual fundraising events like Zoofari! (2nd Saturday in June) and Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too! Raising Funds to Preserve a Legacy is our mission and purpose. Thank you for your support and enjoy the event!