Zoo Brew

  • 7401 SW 9th Street | Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Dates: 6/30/2021, 7/7/2021, 7/14/2021, 7/21/2021, 7/28/2021, 8/4/2021, 8/11/2021, 8/18/2021, 8/25/2021
  • Location: Blank Park Zoo
  • Start/End Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free for Members - $14 for Non-Members VIP Options: $25 for Non-Members | $10 for Members
  • Overview

    Every Wednesday in June, July and August - Tickets must be pre-purchased for the desired Zoo Brew date. Not available at the door. Must be 21+ and present valid ID at the door. Members do not need to pre-reserve admission.

    The camels aren’t the only ones celebrating hump day at Blank Park Zoo! Every Wednesday in the summer, the Zoo comes to life after hours for those 21 and over. This popular fundraising event features a variety of live music and summer brews all while enjoying the animals! When you buy a brew, you support the Zoo!  See website for exciting VIP offerings.


    Event is rain or shine. Must be 21+ and present valid ID at the door. Tickets are non-refundable and only valid for the date listed.

    Your 2021 Zoo Brew line-up:

    June 2: Pours for Pollinators - Chad Elliott

    June 9: Party in the Outback - Royce Johns

    June 16: Monkeys and Merlot - Ducharme-Jones

    June 30: Hoppy Hour - Shock Collar

    July 7: For the Love of AniMULES In partnership with the Civic Music Association
    NOLA Jazz Band, SHEVELIA, Jason Danielson Quartet

    July 14: Chilling with Longnecks - Cassie and Randy

    July 21: Swans and Sauvignon  - Rick Burke

    July 28: Don't Worry, Beer Hoppy - Dick Danger Band

    August 4: Hakuna Moscato In partnership with the Civic Music Association  
    Fat Sky Trio, Steve Charlson Trio, Blake Shaw Quartet

    August 11: Fins and Fermentation - Jordan Sellergren

    August 18: Retro Rhinos - Joe Inman & Co

    August 25: High Hops for the Wild - The Host Country