Brew at the Zoo (Photo courtesy of Reid Park Zoo)

25+ Breweries Join the Herd at the 2024 Brew at the Zoo

May 14, 2024
By Matt Sterner

What do you get when you cross an elephant with a rhinoceros? Elephino. However, I do know what it’s like to drink beer and support the livelihood of wild animals.

From 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, round up your favorite party animals and head down to Reid Park Zoo for its 2024 Brew at the Zoo. Like the previous beer festivals, it takes place at 3400 Zoo Court and the proceeds support the zoo’s animal care, conservation, and education programs.

(Photo courtesy of Reid Park Zoo)

There’s going to be a wide selection of craft beer, hard ciders, lagers, and ales from some of Arizona’s niftiest breweries along with bigger national breweries. Heck, even Pabst Blue Ribbon is going to be there.

Aside from beer, Whiskey Del Bac, Bawker Bawker Cider House, Brille Mead Company, and the NA brewery Athletic Brewing will be there while you take a walk on the wild side around the Zoo.

The event will also have live music in the Event Garden, Tanzania, and South America. There are also games, fun photo opportunities, and snacks.

The event is only for folks 21 years or older (sorry, kids) and General Admission tickets are $50 each ($45 for zoo members) and $25 each for designated drivers (sorry, no beer for you). Tickets go up $10 the day of the event and are non-refundable.

Each ticket (excluding the DD ticket) includes 16 tickets to the following beverage dealers and you’ll get to take home a commemorative tasting glass.

Beverage Providers

  • Athletic Brewing
  • Baja Brewing Co.
  • Barrio Brewing Co.
  • Bawker Bawker Cider House
  • Borderlands Brewing Co.
  • Brick Box Brewery
  • Brille Mead Company
  • Buqui Bichi Brewery
  • Button Brew House
  • Catalina Brewing Company
  • Corbett Brewing Company
  • Crooked Tooth Brewing Co.
  • Dragoon Brewing Company
  • Firetruck Brewing Co.
  • Harbottle Brewing Co.
  • Heineken
  • Iron John’s Brewing
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Mosaic Brewing Company
  • New Belgium Brewing
  • Noca Beverage
  • Pabst Brewing Company
  • Pueblo Vida Brewing
  • Ray Ray Sonoran
  • Screwbean Brewing
  • Tirrito Farm Brewery
  • Verde Brewing Company
  • Whiskey Del Bac.
  • [POPPED] Artisan Popcorn – will be providing free samples
  • Flamingo Grill – Classic Cheeseburger, Veggie/Blackbean Burger option, Meatball Sub on-a-stick, Grilled Cheese w/Bacon Jam, Mexican Street Corndog, Cheddar / Sour Cream & Chives Tots, Kettle Chips/Queso, Pretzels, Chips, Popcorn, Assorted Beverages
  • Events Garden – Beer Brat Dog, Congress Dog, Veggie Dog, Chips, Canned Waters & Assorted Topo Chico Sparkling Waters
  • Dippin’ Dots Station – Dippin’ Dots, Chips, Popcorn, Pretzels, Assorted Beverages
  • Tanzania Station – Chips, Popcorn, Pretzels, Assorted Beverages

If you can’t make it to Brew at the Zoo, pay a visit to one of the local breweries when you get the chance. Check out our interactive guide.

The Reid Park Zoo is located at 3400 E. Zoo Ct. For more information, visit

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