Zoo Brew

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
In preparation of Zoo Brew, the zoo will close early on this day (3pm). We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


Our most popular fundraiser will be held here at the Potawatomi Zoo on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and feature craft beer from the area’s finest breweries and distributors. 
The VIP option is again going to be offered, which allows the ticket holder to enter the front gate at 6pm, a full hour before general admission ticket holders! Not only will VIP ticket holders get to sample craft beers and food selections before anyone else, but they can also turn in their ticket stub for a free Zoo Brew 2016 T-shirt! 
Our guests will have the opportunity to sample their favorite craft beer and enjoy menu items from area restaurants as they journey through the Zoo.
Tickets will go on sale Monday, August 22, 2016. Tickets are available by calling (574) 288-4639 Monday through Friday or by visiting any open Admission Gate until tickets sell out! Last day to purchase tickets by phone is Friday, September 23rd at noon. Tickets will remain available for purchase at open admission gates through Saturday, October 1st.  Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.  
Ticket pricing:  
Members: $35.00
Non-Members: $40.00
VIP - $60.00 (VIP tickets are limited.)
All tickets include a commemorative 4 oz. sampling mug, unlimited beer sampling (servers will be pouring responsibly), and food sampling from area restaurants.   
Proceeds from Zoo Brew benefit wildlife conservation, new naturalistic exhibits, and education programs.  Your support will enable the Potawatomi Zoo to continue to grow and develop as one of the region’s finest zoos.

2015 Vendor List:

18th Street Brewing
Bare Hands Brewing
Burn 'Em Brewing
Chapin Park Brewers
Drewry's Brewery
Shoreline Brewery
Evil Czech
Crooked Ewe
South Bend Brew Werks
Goshen Brewing
Quality Wine and Ale
Iechyd Da
Michiana Extract & Grain Assoc.
Granite City
Michiana Brewers Supply
United Beverage
Goose Island
Great Lakes
Indiana Beverage
New Holland
Journeyman Distillery
Indiana Whiskey
... and many more!
Sponsorship Opportunities:

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor or beer/food vendor of Zoo Brew contact Kara Wood, Corporate and Special Events Manager, at (574) 245-6163 or kwood@potawatomizoo.org