AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Akron Zoo will be hosting its second annual Brew at the Zoo, on June 2, 2010. Guests can enjoy beer tastings from several local breweries, appetizers and live music while the zoo showcases some of its rental spaces and programs. The event will run from 6 – 9 p.m.
Beer tasting stations will be setup throughout the entire park and beer tents, with a cash bar, will be located at the zoo's education center, Komodo Kingdom. Visitors can taste a variety of beers from Indigo Imp Brewery, Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., Ohio Brewing Co. and Rocky River Brewing Co. The cover band, Half Moon Jack, will be performing live at the patio of Komodo Kingdom. Guests should bring their business cards for an opportunity to enter a raffle for a four pack of tickets to the zoo. Brew at the Zoo is sponsored by Dominion and Renewal by Andersen.
Price for the event is $10 for Akron Zoo member's and $15 for non Akron Zoo members. Young Professional's that are a member of an area YP group will be admitted for $10 if they preregister by phone. For more information or to register call (330) 375-2550 ext. 7249 or visit online at www.akronzoo.org
The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults, $7.50 for senior citizens, $6 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $2.00. Fro more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.
Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation Zoo with over 700 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the Zoo strives to provide a dynamic, financially responsible, guest centered animal experience that is energized by innovation and fun. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.