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August 5, 2022 | 7:00–9:30pm

Join us for the coolest suds sippin’ safari in Columbia.

Event Tickets

$60 Riverbanks members and $70 general public

No one under 21 will be admitted. Event is rain or shine. No refunds, rain checks, or exchanges. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Parking available only at the main Zoo entrance — 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210.

Event Features:

Stroll through the Zoo.

Sample craft beers, ciders, and local brews.

Live entertainment.

Animal encounters.

And more!

All proceeds support the care and conservation of the animals and plants at Riverbanks and beyond.

Questions? View our FAQs for a possible answer.

  • What is included with my ticket?

    Your Brew at the Zoo ticket includes event admission, souvenir tasting glass, samples of more than 80 craft and local brews and ciders, live music, animal encounters, and the company of some amazing Riverbanks residents!

  • Will there be additional food and drinks available to purchase?

    Yes, concession areas will be open with food and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase.

  • Are children allowed at Brew at the Zoo?

    No, this is a 21 and over event. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted.

  • What should I wear?

    This is a casual outdoor event, so dress comfortably and appropriately (rain or shine).

  • Are tickets available the day of the event?

    Brew at the Zoo typically sells out in advance. If for any reason the event is not sold out, tickets will be available the day of the event.

  • Are VIP tickets available this year?

    No. This year Riverbanks is focused on enhancing the guest experience for everyone.

  • Is this event raising money for the Zoo?

    Yes! All proceeds support the care and conservation of the animals and plants at Riverbanks and beyond.

Terms & Conditions

Ages 21+ only will be admitted, with valid picture ID.

No refunds or exchanges. Tickets are not for resale. Event is rain or shine.

Event parking and entry are only via the main Zoo entrance at 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210.

Gates open at 7:00pm. — Last entry at 8:30pm. — Last call at 9:15pm.

Riverbanks is a smoke-free facility. Smoking and vaping are only allowed outside of the entry gates.

No bags or backpacks. Small purses allowed.

No outside food or beverages. Hydration stations will be located throughout the Zoo. Bottled water and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

No re-entry. If you need to leave the event for any reason, you will not be allowed to return.

Please drink responsibly — don’t drink and drive! Plan ahead for a safe return home.

Animals should not be taunted in any way. For the health and safety of the animals, please do not throw food or objects into any animal enclosure.

Pets and emotional support animals are not allowed in the park. Properly trained service animals are permitted, but due to the nature of the Zoo, they may not be allowed in some areas. To view the full ADA policy, please visit the ADA website.

Riverbanks reserves the right to remove, without refund, any individual from the event for disorderly conduct including but not limited to intoxication, physical or verbal aggression, and trespassing in restricted areas. Be advised that local law enforcement will be onsite.

Thanks to our event sponsors:

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