Brew at the Zoo

Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Tap into your wild side at Brew at the Zoo an adults-only evening event, and sample more than 170 beers from 80+ local, regional and national brewers. Enjoy live musical entertainment by Niteflies and Farm Dog band, animal encounters and more at Rhode Island's largest outdoor beer festival. General admission is from 5:00 - 8:00 pm with VIP admission beginning one-hour early at 4:00 pm. VIP Tickets have already sold out - so grab your general admission tickets before it's too late!

Please note: This is a 21+ event, and no person under the age of 21 will be permitted (this includes young children and infants in strollers). All attendees are required to show a valid ID. Rain or shine, tickets are non-refundable. Questions? Please contact us at

Find your favorite brewer HERE to see the map of all our brewers and have it ready for your wild night!

Brew at the Zoo Tickets


Sample more than 170 beers from 80+ local, regional and national brewers
Please note that all breweries are subject to change.
Check out which brewers will be at Brew at the Zoo 2022:

Please note that all breweries are subject to change. Brewer List as of June 2, 2022.


























Brew at the Zoo FAQs
How much are tickets? Are they refundable?

5-8PM GENERAL ADMISSION.......$70.00  Get Tickets >

  • Includes commemorative souvenir pint glass (while supplies last), unlimited beer samplings, live band entertainment, animal encounters, and more!

4-8PM VIP ADMISSION..................$90.00 *limited number of tickets available!  VIP Tickers are SOLD OUT!

  • Includes all General Admission benefits PLUS express check-in to the event one-hour early at 4 pm. Meet the brewers and sample some of their limited edition/premium beers before the crowd!

DESIGNATED DRIVER..........$30.00

  • Responsibly enjoy the event with your friends! Includes all General Admission perks, minus the alcohol plus a voucher valid for a snack and a soft drink.

Please Note: Tickets for Brew at the Zoo are non-refundable.

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How does the beer sampling process work?

General admission ticket holders will receive a small beer tasting cup to sample all craft brews available at the event. There is no extra charge per beer sample. Please drink responsibly.

Will there be food at this event? Can I bring in my own food or beverages?

We have festive food carts available, and the Zoo’s two cafes will be open for food purchases. Attendees of this event are NOT permitted to bring food or beverages into the premises, excluding pretzel necklaces.

Some friendly day-of-event reminders:
  • Photo ID is required for entry. ID check will begin 30 - 45 minutes prior to event start.
  • No one under the age of 21 (including infants) will be allowed, no exceptions.
  • Take note of “driving while intoxicated laws” and plan accordingly. Providence Police will be on site. 
  • Promotional photos and video will be taken at the event and, by attending, you grant permission for your likeness to be used.
  • We reserve the right, in our discretion, to remove any individuals for, including but not limited to, intoxication, fighting and rudeness. 
  • We reserve the right to check all bags. Backpacks are not allowed.
  • Hydration stations will be available.
  • No outside glassware allowed. All beer must be sampled from tasting cup provided.
  • Tickets are non-refundable. Event is rain or shine.
  • Please drink responsibly and HAVE FUN!