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ZOOBREW, OKLAHOMA’S LARGEST ANNUAL BEER TASTING EVENT, RETURNS TO THE OKC ZOO, TICKETS ON SALE

Lagers, stouts and porters, oh my! Tap into your wild side and make plans to attend the 14th annual ZOObrew, Oklahoma’s largest outdoor craft beer festival, happening at the Oklahoma City Zoo on Friday, September 30. Presented by Byron’s Liquor Warehouse, this 21-and-up exclusive event offers revelers a chance to enjoy specialty brews and other libations, connect with wildlife, savor tasty bites and more all while discovering the OKC Zoo after hours.

ZOObrew offers an evening full of flavor and fun as guests sample a variety of tastings from breweries located in Oklahoma and beyond. This year, guests can savor both new and favorite beers plus a wide variety of delicious menu options from local food trucks. There will also be a silent auction providing an opportunity for participants to bid on unique items and experiences with proceeds supporting the OKC Zoo, its programs and conservation initiatives. ZOObrew provides the perfect evening for animal lovers and craft beer enthusiasts to celebrate their interests in a wild way. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore a majority of the Zoo while choosing samples from national and local breweries from Oklahoma and beyond. Back by popular demand, purchase tickets for PREbrew and gain exclusive early access to beer and food sampling, exclusive animal experiences and more two hours before the gates open for general ZOObrew admission. PREbrew ticket holders will also receive exclusive merchandise including a limited-edition event shirt.

Tickets are now on sale for ZOObrew with a variety of ways to make the most out of your night. General admission is $70 per person and includes unlimited beer samplings and access to the carousel and BRICKLIVE: Animal Paradise. Designated driver general admission is $15. PREbrew admission is $115 per person and includes unlimited beer samplings, free food samples from designated food stations until 7 p.m., a limited-edition t-shirt and access to the sea lion presentation, lorikeet habitat, carousel and BRICKLIVE: Animal Paradise. Designated driver PREbrew admission is $40. PREbrew and General Admission attendees, aside from Designated Driver ticket holders, will receive a 5oz tasting mug. ZOOfriends members can enjoy $5 off all of the ticket levels.

Interested in being a ZOObrew featured brewery? Brewery applications are now open and will close Thursday, September 1. To learn more or complete an application, click this link: https://bit.ly/3yx3aS8.

ZOObrew 2022 sponsors to date include Byron’s Liquor Warehouse, Dustin & Lori Fredrick, Eskridge Chevrolet, Express Employment, Firetrol Protection Systems, INC., Francis Family, Iceblast, LLC., Independent Insurance Agents Association of Greater Oklahoma City, Insight Creative Group, Johnson & Associates, Mathis Brothers Furniture, Republic National Distribution Company, Timberlake Construction and Western Door & Plywood.

Join us for a night of animals and ales at ZOObrew! The Oklahoma City Zoo is in its summer hours and open daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the last entry no later than 2 p.m. through Friday, September 2. Connect to wildlife and tons of fun as you experience the all new BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise at the OKC Zoo. Sponsored by Devon, BRICKLIVE features 45+ life-sized animal statues made with almost two million toy bricks! BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise is open daily during regular Zoo hours. Purchase advance tickets for general Zoo admission and BRICKLIVE at www.okczoo.org/tickets. Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the OKC Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Regular admission is $12 for adults and $9 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay connected with the Zoo on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinktree and TikTok, and by visiting our blog stories. To learn more about Zoo happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.  

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