ZOObrew Guest FAQ

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FAQ: Tickets

is the entire zoo open for zoobrew?

Only select areas of the Zoo will be open during the event. ZOObrew will feature Dino Safari for VIP PREbrew ticket holders from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.

Is there a charge for parking?

No. Free parking is available in the main Zoo parking lot. But we recommend utilizing a ride-share service.

when can i purchase my ticket?

Tickets go on sale during the ZOOfriends member presale beginning Thursday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m.

The public ticket sale starts on Friday, August 13, at 10:00 a.m.

what do i get for the price of my ticket?

Ticket prices for ZOObrew include a commemorative tasting cup, unlimited one-ounce samples of more than 400 beers, access to the Zoo and conservation talks, and a festival guide to help you navigate the Zoo.

The V.I.P. PREbrew session includes all of the previously mentioned benefits, as well as a early amittance to the event, more intimate atmosphere, complimentary food, and an exclusive "Dino Safari" VIP PREbrew t-shirt with access to the Zoo's Dino Safari until 7:00 p.m.

How fast do tickets sell out?

For the past few years, ZOObrew tickets have sold out before the festival, and increasingly quickly. In 2019, tickets sold out in 52 hours. Please plan accordingly.

Will non-alcoholic beverages be served?

Yes! Complimentary water and soda will be stationed throughout the event.

How should I dress for this event?

Dress is casual for ZOObrew. Please note that the event takes place entirely outdoors.

How do I get my food vouchers and ZOObrew t-shirt for my VIP tickets?

Both will be available for VIP ticket holders to pick-up upon entry to the event at the Zoo.

What food will be available for purchase at zoo concessions?

Pub-style food will be available for purchase at Zoo concessions.

How old do i have to be to attend?

This event is for guests 21 years of age and older. IDs will be checked prior to entry that night.


Volunteering at ZOObrew is a great way to give back. Volunteers each receive 1 ticket to ZOObrew and a complimentary ticket. You can sign up here.

How am I helping the oklahoma city zoo by attending zoobrew?

All money raised supports the Oklahoma Zoological Society, whose mission is to support the Zoo through fundraising, memberships and special events.

can i receive a refund?

Ticket sales are final. The event will be held rain or shine.

If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, we ask that you stay at home to ensure the health and safety for all involved with our event. Please contact our office at friends@zoofriends.org to discuss your options.

is smoking permitted?

No. The Oklahoma City Zoo is a smoke-free area.

who do i contact for more information?

Matt Burkholder at 405-425-0613 or mburkholder@zoofriends.org

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