Tap Into Your Wild Side At Bridgeport Zoo's 'Brew At The Zoo'

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport will host its fourth annual "Brew at the Zoo" event on Sunday, Oct. 9, rain or shine.

The tigers will be on hand at the Beardsley Zoo's Brew at the Zoo, Sunday Oct. 9.
The tigers will be on hand at the Beardsley Zoo's Brew at the Zoo, Sunday Oct. 9. Photo Credit: Contributed photo

Animal lovers and craft beer aficionados are invited to this event, which will include live entertainment, craft beers and a silent auction.

Delicious fare will be available for purchase from a variety of food trucks, offering something for everyone.

"Craft beer continues to grow in popularity, which makes this one of our most popular events," explained zoo director Gregg Dancho. "This is a perfect addition to your plans for the long holiday weekend!"

Tickets are $40 per person in advance, $50 per person at the door (if available), and may be purchased online at

Tickets include zoo admission, a souvenir tasting glass and all beer samples.

The event will benefit Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo.

Participating breweries and food trucks will be updated online at

To volunteer, be a food or wine vendor, sponsor this event, purchase tickets, or donate an auction item, contact Amanda Bolanos at

"Brew at the Zoo" will be from 3 - 7 p.m.

The last ticket to the zoo will be sold at noon with the zoo closing at 1:00 p.m. for this special, adults-only event (must be 21 or older to attend).

The zoo is at 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport.

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