Brew at the Zoo

Friday, June 17, 2022
6pm — 11pm

Beer Lounge

Dancing Crane Pavilion
Enjoy exclusive beers and wine while listening to a live acoustic band.


Brewtique Sip n’ Snap

Exclusive VIP photo op, snacks, and offerings at the Somba Village food stand.


NEW! Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari

Travel back 66M years to the prehistoric era and get up-close with 52 life-sized dinosaurs and pterosaurs on our outdoor walking trail

6 - 9:00pm (Last entry at 8:30pm)

NEW! Illuminated Playground

Bring out your inner child and enjoy getting “lit” in our new indoor playground with lighted swings, seesaws, and games. It’s an Insta-dream!

6-10:45 p.m.

NEW! Tournament Zone

Test your animal skills and more in simple 60 second challenges.


NEW! Illuminated Characters & Photo Ops

Children’s Zoo & Astor Court - Great photo opportunity!

6 — 11pm

Animal Bar Trivia & Name that Tune

The Patio - Expanded with larger screens!

​7-10:45 p.m.

Jam with the Band

Be a rock star for the night while you sing your heart out with a live band. It’s karaoke on an epic level.


Live Band

Astor Court

​7-10:45 p.m.

Bug Carousel

Bug Carousel

6-11 p.m.

Music with DJ

Dancing Crane Plaza and Giraffe Patio

7 – 10:45 p.m​.

Lawn Games

Corn Hole, Connect Four ©, Beer Pong, and Jenga ©

6 – 10:45pm

***VIP ticket holders receive an exclusive wristband for complimentary snacks and fountain drinks at Bronx Zoo restaurants and stands throughout the night. Note, wristbands are not valid for food trucks and vendor purchases.


  • This is a 21 & over event. Valid ID must be presented upon entry. Children are not permitted.
  • Beer and wine pouring starts at 7pm.
  • Bags will be subject to search prior to entry. Knives or weapons will be confiscated during the security screening.
  • Disorderly conduct will result in your removal from the event. This includes trespassing into restricted areas, the feeding of animals and dumping of liquids in non-designated areas.
  • Select animal exhibits open from 6pm – 7:30pm
  • No re-entry. If you leave the event for any reason, you will be unable to return.
  • Last entry at 10:00pm.
  • Last call is at 10:45pm.
  • The Bronx Zoo is a smoke free environment. All smoking, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, is prohibited.
  • No refunds. Not for Resale. Rain or Shine.
  • Event entry is only via Southern Blvd Gate and Bronx River Gate (no entry at Fordham Road or Asia Gate).
  • Some areas may include intense audio, UV lighting, extremely low visibility, strobe lights and/or special effects. It is not recommended for guests who are claustrophobic, pregnant, are prone to seizures, or have heart and/or respiratory problems.
  • Guests needing assistance or information on accessibility, please contact us in advance at with email subject “Brew access inquiry.”
  • All Brew at the Zoo attendees must be 21 and older, and must reserve tickets in advance. Brew guests must abide by all park rules in effect on June 17, 2022. While there may be future updates, current park policies do not require masks for guests. WCS reserves the right to make changes to all policies, including mask requirements. Always check the Know Before You Go page before you arrive for the most up-to-date information.

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