Brew at the Zoo

Brew at the Zoo

Save the date: Saturday, August 27, 2022

 Tickets To Go On Sale Later This Summer

2021 Brewers Map

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 Cat Nip Junkies and Farm Dog band, animal encounters and more at Rhode Island's largest outdoor beer festival.

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


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 2021:

Please note that all breweries are subject to change.



















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


  • Includes commemorative souvenir pint glass, unlimited beer samplings, live band entertainment, animal encounters, and more!

VIP ADMISSION..................$85.00 *limited number of tickets available!

  • 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..........$25.00

  • 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.

Is there a VIP ticket?

Yes! VIP Hour begins 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Beat the crowds and enjoy the Zoo for an hour before general admission. 4pm VIP early entry is $85/person.

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!