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Brew at the Zoo on Tap for Friday, August 3

For Immediate Release: June 5, 2012

Tickets Now on Sale for the Coolest Suds Sippin’ Safari in Town

[Columbia, SC] — Tickets are now on sale for the coolest suds sippin’ safari in town. Brew at the Zoo will take place at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden on Friday, August 3, from 7:00–9:30pm.

Guests ages 21 and up are invited to enjoy and evening exploring the Zoo, while sampling from more than 100 specialty domestic, imports and microbrews. Food also will be available for purchase at concession stands throughout the park.

The event will feature live musical entertainment. Scheduled animal presentations and encounters will also take place throughout the evening.

Advance tickets are $30 for Riverbanks members and $40 for the general public. All tickets will be $50 the day of the event. Tickets may be purchased online at or by visiting Sam's Fine Wine and Spirits located at 5050 Sunset Boulevard in Lexington. Designated driver tickets will also be available for purchase on the night of the event for $15.

Riverbanks encourages responsible drinking. Proper photo identification is required and no one under the age of 21 will be permitted. To help ensure the safety of our guests, Riverbanks has once again partnered with Checker Yellow Cab and will pay the first $10 of cab fares to homes or hotels in Richland and Lexington Counties. Overnight hotel packages are also available through Embassy Suites of Columbia and DoubleTree by Hilton.

Brew at the Zoo is a fundraiser hosted by Riverbanks Society, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the needs of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. All proceeds from the event support the ongoing conservation and education efforts of Riverbanks.