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Akron Zoo to host Oktoberfest Brew at the Zoo

Published: September 24, 2013 2:29 PM

Akron - The Akron Zoo will host its popular Brew at the Zoo on October 2 from 6 – 9 p.m. The entire zoo will be open and guests can enjoy beer tastings from several local breweries, light snacks and music. Some breweries will be showcasing their Oktoberfest beers.

Attendees will receive six free beer samples and full-sized beers will be available for $4. Visitors will get to taste a variety of beers from Indigo Imp Brewery, Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., Ohio Brewing Company, Elevator Brewing, Great Lakes Brewing Co., Black Box Brewing, Northcoast Brewing Co., Alltech’s Lexington Brewing & Distillery Co. and ROOBREW. People will also get to enjoy live music provided by DJ Kenny Kidd.

Tickets are $15 for Akron Zoo members and $21 for non Akron Zoo members. Dinner will be available for purchase from the zoo’s Komodo Kingdom Café during Brew at the Zoo and Max & Erma’s will be on-hand with free samples from their menu. For more information or to register call (330) 375-2550 ext. 7231 or visit online at www.akronzoo.org. Only guests 21 and older are permitted.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults, $8.50 for senior citizens, $7 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $2.00. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.

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