New VIP Experiences Added

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – March 9, 2020 – Palm Beach County’s most unique craft beer festival, Brew at the Zoo, returns to the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society April 4, 2020. More than 25 craft breweries featuring more than 60 beers will be available for tasting at the sell-out event.


“Some of the breweries are even making special Zoo-themed beers for the event,” said Laurie Zelnia, director of events for Palm Beach Zoo. “This event is a must-do for the craft beer lovers and their friends.”


The list of breweries includes local favorites like Funky Buddha, Due South, Islamorada Beer Company and DAS Beer Garden, just to name a few. Food Trucks will also be strategically stationed throughout the Zoo including Crazy Cuban and Melted Madness.


The Zoo opens at 7:00 PM for the general admission, however there are some special VIP packages available this year including: 

  • The VIP Tiger Experience, which gives 20 guests a private training session with the Zoology team and a Malayan tiger. This special experience includes early admission at 6:00 PM, access to all VIP hospitality, a custom photo and tiger-themed gift bag.
  • The VIP WOW Experience for up to 60 guests includes meet-and-greets with some of the Zoo’s celebrity residents, including Hoffman’s two-toed sloth Wilber, African serval Kito, crested porcupine Priscilla and more. This experience also offers early admission at 6:00 PM, access to VIP hospitality and a VIP T-shirt.
  • VIP Early Admission is also offered at 6:00 PM to get to all those tasty beer samples first.


All VIP packages include admission to the VIP hospitality lounges catered by Prosperity Brewers, Copperpoint Brewing Company and Lilo’s Street Food. 

Brew at the Zoo event sponsors include Florida Power & Light Company, Braman Motorcars and Monkey in Paradise. It is a 21 and up event. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and it will sell out. Prices will increase March 15, 2020. Visit for more information. 

About Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

As a home to many rare and endangered species, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit


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