Brew at the Akron Zoo

DSCF1545Each year, the Akron Zoo hosts a series of events known as Brew at the Zoo. Each year, this 21 and older event allows visitors to sample beer from breweries around Ohio. If you like what you sample, you can purchase full-sized beers for the small price of $4. You can also purchase an additional sample card for $10. The Zoo offers light appetizers and The Beachcomber Truck will be onsite to purchase food. Each event offers a casual atmosphere, giving you the chance to visit the animal exhibits, after hours.

June 11th the music group Big 80’s, will be providing entertainment, while you enjoy a taste of Summer Ale, big hair and spandex pants on 80’s night. What better theme to have on July 16 than Christmas in July? Enjoy Christmas Ales and country music from Cold Blue Steele. Tailgate Night, gives you specialty brews with DJ Kenny Kidd on September 10 and on October 1st, the German brass band from Cleveland, Donauschwabische Blaskapelle, offers great music to go along with your Oktoberfest brews.

This year, the zoo is offering the “brew pass” which allows visitors to attend all four Brew at the Zoo events, saving them money. The cost of the pass for Akron Zoo members is $60 and $84 for non-members. Should you not want to attend all the events, members can purchase tickets for $17 and non-members $23. The events will be held from 6 to 9 pm. Space is limited, and reservations are required.

For more information visit the Akron Zoo website


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Lori Demeretz About Lori Demeretz

Lori Demeretz has always had a love for writing. After high school, she had planned on going to college to become a journalist. However, she was in a car accident and was not able to do so. Flash forward twenty years. Lori decided to make her dream of becoming a journalist a reality. She is now a student at Kent State University majoring in English.
Living on a small 8-acre farm, she shares her life with her husband Paul and their two daughters. Along, with her love of writing, Lori loves music. Although, you can get her to listen to just about any type of music there is, her favorite music artist is Duran Duran. She is also a big sister with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley, she is on the Diversity Committee at Kent State Trumbull Campus and volunteers with Angels for Animals, in Columbiana.


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