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The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Our 4th annual Brew at The Zoo presented by PDC, Inc. is Saturday, August 6 from 1-5 p.m. Join us at The Zoo for a day of craft beer samples from breweries in Massachusetts and Connecticut, a home brew competition, live entertainment from Andy Cavanaugh, food trucks, games and, of course, animal interactions.

*This is a 21+ event, IDs will be checked at the door. The Zoo will be closed to the general public for this event.*


VIPs ($50) - VIPs enjoy an extra hour of tasting beginning at noon and have the opportunity to meet our animal ambassdors up-close-and personal! VIPs also receive animal feed to interact with our hoofstock on their own.

General Admission ($40) 

Designated Driver (General Admission) ($20) - Anyone with a Designated Driver ticket will not be served alcohol. 

Designated Driver (VIP) ($30) - Designated Driver VIPs have the opportunity to enjoy animal encounters from 12-1 and will receive grain to feed to our hoofstock animals. Designated Drivers will not be served alcohol.

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We are continuing to add to our list of brewers as we receive confirmation regarding the new date! Check back for an updated list.

*If you would like to attend this event as a home brewer or pro brewer, please email Gabry at*


  • Loophole Brewing
  • One Way Brewing
  • Vanished Valley Brewing Co. 
  • Broad Brook Brewing Company
  • Connecticut Valley Brewing Company
  • Berkshire Brewing Company
  • Rustic Brewing Company
  • Iron Duke Brewing
  • Two Weeks Notice Brewing Company
  • Brew Practitioners
  • StrongHaus Brewing
  • Beech Hill Brewery 
  • In Tolerance Brewing
  • Catseyesoup Brewing
  • Inside Joke Brewing Collective
  • 4Walls
  • Side-Gig Brewery
  • Tell-Tale Brewing

Food Trucks:

  • Cake, Batter & Roll
  • North Elm Butcher Block


- All attendees must be 21+ to attend Brew at The Zoo, this includes all designated drivers. Anyone without a valid form of photo ID or anyone under the age of 21 will be denied entry without a refund. All attendees will be required to show photo ID.

- Proper photo identification includes a valid driver's license, passport or U.S. military card. Pictures of ID will not be accepted.

- Ticket sales are final. No refunds will be offered. 

- The event is rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather!

- The saftey of our animals, guests and staff is of the utmost importance. Anyone who compromises the saftey of any humans or animals will be removed from the event without refund. Representatives from each brewery reserve the right to deny service.