Animal lovers, craft beer aficionados, and food truck fans from near and far will tap into their wild side for the 3rd annual Brew at the Zoo benefitting Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, on Saturday, October 10, from 3-7 p.m. (rain or shine). The last ticket to the zoo will be sold at 1 p.m. with the zoo closing at 2 p.m. for this special, adults-only event (must be 21 or older to attend).

The event will include live entertainment and a silent auction. Food will be available for purchase from a variety of food trucks offering something for everyone. Guests also will enjoy an exclusive preview of the zoo’s spooktacular Howl-O-Ween event from 7-8 p.m.
“With the growing interest in craft beer, this event is one of our most popular and it’s easy to understand why!” explained Gregg Dancho, zoo director.
Generously hosted by GlenRo Spirit Shoppe of Monroe and Shelton, guests will enjoy sampling beer selections from:
Ballast Point Brewing Co.
Beaver Beer Company
Blue Moon Brewing Co.
Blue Point Brewing Co.
Coronado Brewing Co.
Goose Island Brewing Co.
Harpoon Brewery
Kona Brewing Co.
McKenzie’s Hard Cider
Ommergang Brewery
Shebeen Brewing Co.
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Shock Top
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Stella Artois
Stony Creek Brewery
Strongbow Cider
Thomas Hooker Brewing Co.
Two Roads Brewery
Uinta Brewing Co.
Victory Brewing Company, and
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company.
The evening will feature fare from Grant’s House of Bones BBQ; Fryborg; The Spud Stud; and Fire Dog, to name a few.
Tickets are $40 per person in advance; $50 per person at the door (if available), and may be purchased online at beardsleyzoo.org. To volunteer, be a food or wine vendor, sponsor this event, purchase tickets, or donate an auction item, contact Emily Bobowick at 203-394-6569.