The Greenville Zoo invites zoo-goers to tap into the wild at the annual Brew in the Zoo presented by RJ Rockers. The fundraising event set for Friday, May 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. provides adults with the opportunity to sample an assortment of beers and enjoy live music, all while exploring the zoo during its after-hours.
Guests will receive a small souvenir tasting mug to use in sampling an assortment of beers provided by RJ Rockers Brewing Company, Thomas Creek Brewery, Sam Adams Brewery, Abita, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Brewery 85, River Rat Brewery, Sweetwater Brewing Company, Swamp Rabbit Brewery, Bendford Brewing Company, Carolina Bauernhaus and Holy City Brewery. The event will also feature live musical entertainment by The Broadcast and a variety of food.
Admission to Brew in the Zoo is $35 in advance or $40 the day of the event. Designated driver tickets are also available for $15. Proceeds from Brew in the Zoo will help support various programs throughout the zoo, including animal enrichment and exhibit renovations. To purchase tickets, visit www.greenvillezoo.com.
Brew in the Zoo is open to adults 21 years old and older, and a photo ID will be required to enter. There is no limit on the number of samples of beer provided to guests, but responsible drinking is encouraged. Brew in the Zoo will take place rain or shine.
About the Greenville Zoo
Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), the Greenville Zoo is rated one of the best tourist attractions in South Carolina, attracting 300,000 people annually. Operated by the City of Greenville, the 14-acre facility features wildlife from around the world, including orangutans, giraffes, monkeys and giant tortoises. Visitors can also enjoy one of the zoo’s most popular exhibits, the Reptile Building, which is home to a variety of lizards, frogs, turtles and snakes.
The Greenville Zoo is open seven days a week, except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Zoo entry ticket sales close at 4:15 p.m. Admission to the Greenville Zoo is $8.75 for adults and $5.50 for children (ages 3-15 years old). For more information about the Greenville Zoo, visit www.greenvillezoo.com or follow the zoo on Facebook at www.facebook.com/greenvillezoo.