Lions, tigers and beers oh my: Zoo Brew June 7 and 8

April 29, 2019 - 12:10pm

Fundraiser offers guests a chance to sample local beer, support local wildlife

What has five trunks and hops? Zoo Brew at the Oregon Zoo! On Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, the zoo will host over 40 breweries and cideries, live entertainment, giant lawn games and plenty of local food carts to create a special zoo experience for guests 21 and over.

Three ticket options are available: general admission is $39.95 and non-drinking entry is $24.95, early entry is $49.95. Each early entry and general admission ticket includes 10 sample tickets and a souvenir cup. Local breweries, cideries and wineries include Rogue Brewing, Reverend Nat's Hard Cider, Cooper's Hall and many more. Tickets are on sale now.

Raising a glass at the zoo isn't just fun, it helps raise awareness and support for the zoo's mission of creating a better future for wildlife through its animal welfare, education and conservation programs.

LYFT is offering a 15% discount on rides to and from the event with code ZOOBREW19. Explore Washington Park has information about other transportation and parking options.

Enjoy tastings from the following local purveyors:

2 Towns Ciderhouse

54°40' Brewing

Anthem Cider 

Avid Cider Co.

Bauman's Cider

Boneyard Beer


Buoy Beer Co.

Caldera Brewing

Cascade Lakes Brewing

Coopers Hall

Culmination Brewing

Double Mountain

Ecliptic Brewing

Full Sail

Gigantic Brewing Company

Golden Valley Brewery

Hop Valley Brewing Co.

Hopworks Urban Brewery

KYLA Kombucha

Laurelwood Brewing Co.

Left Hand Brewing

Migration Brewing

Modern Times Beer

Oakshire Brewing

Occidental Brewing

Old Town Brewing

Ordnance Brewing

Pelican Brewery

Portland Brewing

Portland Cider

Pyramid Brewing

Reverend Nat's Hard Cider

Rock Bottom Brewing


Sasquatch Brewing

Silver Moon Brewing

Swift Cider

Three Creeks Brewing

Tieton Cider Works

Von Ebert Brewing

Wild Ride Brew

Willamette Valley Vineyard 

Worthy Brewing

Yakima Craft Brewing