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Brew at the Zoo DC

July 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Drink Beer. Save Wildlife.

Raise your glass to conservation! Join Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) at DC’s biggest and best beer festival on July 21, all in support of wildlife conservation. Enjoy great times and great brews with unlimited beer tastings from more than 70 breweries, exotic animal encounters, live music from The Reagan Years, fare from popular food trucks, and a unique after-hours Zoo experience.

Proceeds benefit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in its mission to save species. So hop to it and get your tickets starting June 9!

Event Highlights

Throughout the evening, make sure you experience:

  • Unlimited beer tastings from more than 70 breweries
  • Animal encounters throughout the event
  • Brew games! For a small donation spin the prize wheel for your chance to win Zoo prizes, or enjoy the complimentary law games including Brew Corn Hole.

VIP Experiences

In addition to the general event attractions, VIP ticket holders will enjoy:

  • Early access to Brew at the Zoo starting at 5 p.m.
  • Special VIP access to Great Cats Circle with lion and tiger viewings
  • Tastings from top DC area restaurants
  • Exclusive generous pours from breweries only found in the VIP area


July 21, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
3001 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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