Akron Zoo to host tailgate party for its Brew at the Zoo

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AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo will hold their third of four Brew at the Zoo events on Wednesday, September 10, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will have a football tailgate party theme. Visitors are encouraged to wear their favorite football team jersey and gear.

During the event visitors can sample beer from 12 breweries, including four new ones to the September event and the food truck, The Beachcomber, will be selling food. Music will be provided by DJ Kenny Kidd and the entire zoo will be open.

Visitors will get to taste a variety of beers from Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., Ohio Brewing Company, Elevator Brewing & Draught Haus, Black Box Brewing, The Brew Kettle, Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company, MadCap Brewing Co. and Tramonte Distributing. For the September event the zoo has added Brew Dog Beer, Dogfish Head Brewery and Hoppin’ Frog Brewery and 5 Rabbit Cerveceria. Attendees will receive six free beer samples and full-sized beers will be available for $4. Additional tasting cards are available for $10.

Tickets are $17 for Akron Zoo members and $23 for non Akron Zoo members. During Brew at the Zoo, Max & Erma’s will be on-hand with free samples from their menu. For more information or to register call (330) 375-2550 ext. 7231 or visit online at www.akronzoo.org. Only guests 21 and older are permitted.

akronzoo175The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $11 for adults, $9 for senior citizens, $8 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $3.00. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation Zoo with over 700 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the Zoo strives to provide a dynamic, financially responsible, guest centered animal experience that is energized by innovation and fun. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.

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