Zoo Brew & Wine Too

Saturday, June 13, 2020

The Ross Park Zoo invites you to raise your glass for conservation! On Saturday, June 13, 2020 the 17th annual Zoo Brew & Wine Too craft beer festival will be held at the Ross Park Zoo from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

Zoo Brew & Wine Too takes place inside the Ross Park Zoo! Breweries and wineries will be set up throughout the park so guests can enjoy the sights and sounds of the zoo while sipping on local and regional beer and wines!

This event is limited to guests 21 years of age and over. General admission and designated driver tickets are on sale now at the link below.

All proceeds from Zoo Brew & Wine Too go directly towards supporting the Ross Park Zoo’s conservation efforts. If you have any questions, please call the zoo’s Development Department at (607) 724-5461 ext. 231.

Zoo Brew & Wine Too is sponsored in part by Rocco J. Testani Inc., Magic 101.7, and 102.5 The Vault.

Event Details


  • Awestruck Premium Hard Ciders
  • Cooperstown Brewing Company
  • more coming soon!


  • more coming soon!


  • Krooked Tusker Distillery
  • Waterman’s Distillery
  • more coming soon!

Food Available for Purchase

  • Southern Tier Cheese Steak
  • Pretzel necklaces

Vendors & Activities

  • Ambassador animal meet & greets
  • Ross Park Zoo prize wheel
  • Cornhole game
  • Ring-tailed Lemur Ring Toss

Live Music

  • coming soon
  • 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Buy Now

Ticket Options

Use promo code “EARLYBIRD” to save $5.00 on general admission event tickets. VIP ticket sales and early bird pricing ends on Thursday, May 28.

  • Sampling (non-members): $40.00
  • Sampling (Ross Park Zoo members): $35.00
  • VIP: $60.00
  • Group (of 10): $350.00
  • Designated driver: $10.00

Do’s & Dont’s


  • Do bring valid ID (you must be 21+ & you can’t get in without one!)
  • Do bring cash & credit cards for great food, zoo merch, & gift shop purchases
  • Do remember that you cannot re-enter after leaving
  • Do understand that we have the right to deny anyone entry
  • Do behave (we hate to ask people to leave!)


  • Don’t forget a ride! Have a plan. Walk. Ride. Carpool. Call a cab or Uber. (Don’t drive. Get a ride!)
  • Don’t forget to drink water! (look for buckets throughout the zoo, additional bottles available for purchase at the Leopard’s Spot Snack Shack)
  • Don’t leave if you plan on returning (no re-entry)
  • Don’t smoke cigarettes or e-cigs (the Ross Park Zoo is a non-smoking facility)
  • Don’t expect the event to be cancelled due to weather (rain or shine)
  • Don’t bring a bad attitude; Zoo Brew is a blast!
  • Don’t forget to drink responsibly!