Brews at the Zoo

Brews at the Zoo will be on Saturday, July 19 from 6-11 PM

Brews at the Zoo

6:00 - 11:00 PM

It's time for adults 21 and over to enjoy a night of live music by local bands, visits from animal ambassadors and delicious craft beer from local breweries!

Thank you for your support of Lincoln Children's Zoo and we hope to see you at Brews at the Zoo next summer!


Follow the official Brews at the Zoo Facebook page for more information and updates about the event.

General Ticket | $35

Ticket includes:

  • After-hours access to the Zoo for the evening
  • Live concert at the FNBO Stage
  • Three drink tickets (additional tickets available for purchase)

Meal Ticket | $10

Meal ticket valid for your choice of: 

  • Burgers
  • Brats
  • Nachos
  • Loaded Mac & Cheese

Featuring beer, cider and seltzers from:

  • Code Beer Co.
  • Empyrean Brewing Co.
  • Glacial Till Vineyard
  • Saro Cider
  • Stone Hollow Brewing Co.
  • Thunderhead Brewing Co.
  • White Elm Brewing Co
  • Zipline Brewing Co.

Tickets Price
General $35

*Brews at the Zoo tickets are non-refundable unless canceled by the Zoo.
For questions regarding refunds, please email or call 402-475-6741.

Brews FAQ

Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets for this fundraising event are limited and may sell out.

  • Guests must present Photo ID upon arrival and must be 21 years old or older to enter.
  • Must present event ticket (can be printed from confirmation email or shown on phone).
  • Tailgating is not allowed in the parking lots.
  • This event is held rain or shine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring in my child or baby to Brews at the Zoo?
No, Brews at the Zoo is a 21 and older event. Valid photo I.D. is required. 

What is included in the price for Brews at the Zoo?
Tickets are $35 and include admission to Brews at the Zoo and three drink tickets. Additional drink tickets and food will be available for purchase.

Can I see the animals at Brews at the Zoo?
Yes, animals will be outside during Brews at the Zoo, weather permitting. Once the sun sets they will head inside.

Will there be food?
Yes, burgers, brats, nachos and pizza will be available for purchase. Meal tickets are available in advance or at the event.

What beers are available?
A selection of beer and cider will be available from Empyrean Brewing Co., Glacial Till Vineyard, Lucky Bucket Brewing Company, Saro Cider, Stone Hollow Brewing Company, Thunderhead Brewing, White Elm Brewing Co. and Zipline Brewing Co. Drink selection is subject to change.

What is the price for beer?
Each guest receives three beer vouchers with their ticket. Extra beer tickets will be available during the event for $7.

Can I bring my own chairs? 
Yes, you are welcome to bring folding chairs or blankets to sit on the grass in the FNBO Green Space. Some seating is available around the concert area and at dining areas. 

No Monkey Business Allowed

  • Disorderly conduct will result in your removal from the event. This includes trespassing into restricted areas, the feeding of animals, teasing or yelling at the animals, and dumping of liquids in a non-designated area.
  • Respect all fences and boundaries. They are there for your safety and the safety of the animals.
  • This is a non-smoking event. A designated smoking area is located outside of the entrance gates.
  • Bars close at 10:45.
  • No refunds. Event is held rain or shine. 
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