Adult Night: Zoo Brew (Adults Only 18+) 


Cheers to a hoppy night at the zoo. The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo has teamed up with BeerGuysYYC for an evening full of local craft beer, food, fun activities and best of all…no kids! Wander the zoo with a drink in hand at this twilight event and watch as the zoo transforms into a peaceful evening escape – perfect for a night out with friends or a date night.  

Each ticket includes:

Zoo Brew: Admission to the zoo (at your timed ticket entry), as well as unlimited beer tastings from over 20 local craft breweries and chef attended food stations. There will be live entertainment and fun activities. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Zoo Brew VIP: Guests with VIP tickets will enjoy appetizers and additional beer pairings, live music and an exclusive animal building visit.

**All guests must be 18+ years of age and will be ID'd at the gate before entrance as per our AGLC license – everyone will be checked.

WHEN: Saturday, June 3, 2023 

TIME(S): First timed entry at 5:00 p.m., last timed entry 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Last call will be at 8:30 p.m. and event ends at 9 p.m. Entries will be staggered in 30 min intervals for a better customer experience.

Early Bird Ticket Price: $69 + GST 
Ticket Price after May 19: 2023: $79 + GST 
Early Bird VIP Ticket Price: $99 + GST 
VIP Ticket Price after May 19, 2023: $109 + GST 
Member pricing - see below
**Early Bird pricing is auto applied in the cart

Buy your tickets now to get Early Bird Pricing!


  • This is an 'adult only' (18+) experience. Guests arriving for Adult Night: Zoo Brew accompanied by children/infants will not be admitted. No refunds will be provided. 

  • This experience is intended to be enjoyed after hours. As such, some of our animals may not be available for viewing during this experience as they may be settling down for their evening sleep. 

  • The zoo remains open to the public until 6:00 p.m. as per normal operating hours.        

  • Dress for the Weather (rain, cold, or shine)! This event takes place outdoors. 

  • Wear Comfy Footwear! The zoo is a big place and you will be walking a large part of it for this event. 


Buying Local supports local!

Supporting local businesses by making local buying choices helps spur our local economy. The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is proud to partner with over 20 local breweries to bring you this wonderful evening out.

Member Pricing

Members (Engage & Inspire only) receive a $10 discount but must access by logging into their membership account. MUST BE SIGNED IN PRIOR TO ADDING TICKETS TO THE CART to receive discounts (pricing will be auto applied). Note: Membership must be valid on the date of the visit/experience to receive a discount. The discount is on the full price, not applied to the Early Bird Price.
IF you are unsure of your membership login DO NOT create a new login, please email for assistance.

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Please enter any requests for VE / V or GF in the note field below. Must be pre-ordered. Menu coming soon.

Is this a gift? Please provide the name and email address of the lucky recipient for us to send information leading up to the event.

Dress for the weather! The zoo is open year round with plenty of areas to explore both outdoors and indoors. Day admission, events, experiences happen rain, snow or shine. Purchases/tickets are non-refundable. See our website Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo for more details.