Lions, Tigers and Brews Craft Beer Festival, June 19th and 20th

Lions and tigers and brews, oh my! If drinking a beer in a boring ol’ bar no longer holds its appeal, why not head down to the Central Park Zoo for a change of scene. This friday and Saturday, June 19th and 20th, the gardens of the zoo will be filled with vendors dolling out brews and bites.¬†Over 60 craft breweries will be on site, as well as food from some of New York’s most popular restaurants.

General admission is $49, with VIP tickets selling for $69 –both can be purchased here. General admission includes 3 hours of unlimited beer tasting (8-11pm), souvenir beer glass, entry into the costume contest, and live music and DJs. VIP tickets allow all that great stuff, plus entry to the event an hour earlier (7pm), and 1 hour of access to animal houses (such as the Tropics, Penguin House, and Sea Lion Show).

Tickets are transferable, should you choose to come a different night, but not refundable. All attendees must be 21 or older and provide a valid ID. For more information, directions, and frequently asked questions, visit

June 19th and 20th, 8-11pm (7pm for VIP)

Central Park Zoo

1 East 64th Street

Source: Eventbrite

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