Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$20 adults, $15 children

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Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$20 adults, $15 children

View All Rates ›

Zoo Brew with Plastic Apartment

July 10, 2024, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM (US Central)

Wednesdays in June, July (excluding July 3, 2024) and the first two Wednesdays in August
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Tickets on sale soon!

The camels aren’t the only ones celebrating HUMP DAY! On select Wednesdays in the summer, the zoo roars to life after hours for those 21 and over. Grab a drink and enjoy this fundraising event featuring live music and local brews. When you buy a brew, you support the zoo! Tips and proceeds from Zoo Brew help support the Zoo's operations and mission of conservation and education.

  • June 12 - Jake Gill
  • June 19 - The Cardinal Sound
  • June 26 - The Unfortunate Sons
  • July 10 - Plastic Apartment
  • July 17 - Red Dirt Renegade
  • July 24 - Bittersweet Nation
  • July 31 - The Sheet 
  • August 7 - Emma Butterworth
  • August 14 - Michael Moncada & Whiskey High
  • October 11 - John Paul Jones Group

Must be 21 and over to enter. Must present valid ID at the door. Animals will be out until 30 minutes before sunset.

VIP Zoo Brew Tickets

Each VIP guest receives early access to brewery samples (5:45pm),  admission to Zoo Brew, a wristband, drink ticket, a VIP koozie and access to the VIP area near the band in the air conditioned Holmes Foster Event Center. VIP tickets on sale soon!


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  1. This is a 21 & over event. Must present Valid ID at the Door
  2. Disorderly conduct will result in your removal from the event. This includes trespassing into restricted areas, the feeding of animals, teasing or yelling at the animals, and dumping of liquids in a non-designated area.
  3. Respect all fences and boundaries. They are there for your safety and the safety of the animals.
  4. No re-entry. If you leave the event for any reason, you will be unable to return.
  5. Last entry at 8:30 pm. Bars close at 9:00 pm.
  6. Blank Park Zoo is a smoke-free environment. No smoking, including e-cigarettes, are allowed on Zoo grounds.
  7. No refunds. Not for resale. Rain or shine.

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