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Brew at the Zoo
Brew at the Zoo Logo***BREW AT THE ZOO IS SOLD OUT!***
Tickets will not be available at the gate. We hope you can join us for next year's event!

Presented By Tallgrass Brewing Co.
Enjoy hand-crafted samples of Manhattan's Tallgrass Brewing Co. at this annual fundraiser benefiting the Friends of Sunset Zoo's Conservation Team and their wildlife conservation efforts.

Friday, August 22, 2014 • 6 to 9pm
Brew at the Zoo held rain or shine

About the Event
Relax in the Wild of Sunset Zoo while Enjoying:
  • sample Tallgrass Brewing Co.'s cold brews - including 8-bit & Ethos
  • Tallgrass Brewers' home brew demo & firkin tapping
  • enjoy food provided by Manhattan Hy-Vee - a DIY slider bar & walking tacos
  • cool off with shaved ice from the Friendship House
  • listen to live music from the Santiago Brothers
  • enjoy live animal encounters with Sunset Zoo's trained ambassadors
  • get your activities on with Big Poppi's Bicycle Blender Races & lawn games!!

Event Layout
You asked and we listened! This year's Brew at the Zoo will return to the main Zoo (weather permitting) with event activities around the prairie dog exhibit loop, near Chautauqua Amphitheatre, inside the South American Trail and along the Kansas Trail to the new outdoor gibbons exhibit. BATZ guests may enjoy self-guided tours of the ENTIRE Zoo throughout the evening. 

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Ticket Information
Tickets will not be available at the gate. We hope you can join us for next year's event.

Tickets Include:
  • commemorative pilsner glass (12 ounces of awesomeness!)
  • 7 beer samples (additional sample tickets available at the event for $2)
  • unlimited food samples from Hy-Vee & the Friendship House
  • Zoo admission, musical entertainment, fun activities & live animal encounters
  • complimentary water service

• Brew at the Zoo Frequently Asked Questions

MHK Trolley Service To & From Event - It's Free!!
MHK Trolley will provide rides to and from City Park starting at 5:30pm. Herbie will pick up Brew-goers, drop them off at the Zoo and following the event, trolley folks back to continue their celebrations. Trolley riders should park in City Park, at the gravel lot directly south of Aggieville, accessed from Fremont Street. Look for event signs!

Complete's Photo Booth
For a $1 a photo session, you can take home your own Brew at the Zoo memento! Ham it up in Complete's photo booth, complete with fun props.

Brew at the Zoo is a fundraising event hosted by the Friends of Sunset Zoo.

You must be at least 21 years old to attend this event. A valid ID is required for admission. Smoking is not permitted at the Zoo. This is an adults-only event. Babies and children will not be admitted. Please drink responsibly.
Friends of Sunset Zoo

Ph: 785-587.2737

Event Sponsors

Tallgrass Brewing Co.


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A. Staats Photography
Big Poppi Bicycle Co.  Complete Music
MHK Trolley

 Friendship House

Nicole Rush Designs
The Santiago Brothers