Brew at the Zoo - 2023
Enjoy a cold beer and awesome food while exploring Sunset's 26-acre park, all to benefit Friends of Sunset Zoo's Conservation Team. It's a fun way to save wildlife!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2024
General Admission 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
About the Event
Relax in the wild of Sunset Zoo and enjoy:
• Commemorative souvenir beer cup and unlimited samples from multiple craft brewers sprinkled
throughout the Zoo
• Music and entertainment M31 at Chautauqua Amphitheatre
• Featured beer, Sunset Saison, by Manhattan Brewing Company
• Food exclusively catered by Hy-Vee
• Ambassador animal encounters
Sample Regional Craft Brewers
Enjoy unlimited 2 oz. samples from craft brewers throughout the Midwest and more!
2023 Breweries: (2024 Breweries announced closer to event date)
- Ace Cider - Sebastopol, CO
- Aggieville Brewing Company - Manhattan, KS
- Boulevard Brewing Company - Kansas City, MO
- Cinder Block - Kansas City, MO
- Dave & Dani Cider - Manhattan, KS
- Defiance - Hays, KS
- Empyrean Brewing Company - Lincoln, NE
- Fields & Ivy Brewing - Lawrence, KS
- Irrigation Ales - Courtland, KS
- KC Bier Co. - Kansas City, MO
- Lagunitas - Chicago, IL
- Manhattan Brewing Company - Manhattan, KS
- Molson Coors - Chicago, IL
- Odell - Fort Collins, CO
- Riverbank Brewing - Council Grove, KS
- Tallgrass Brewing Company - Manhattan, KS
- Tivoli Brewing Company - Denver, CO
- Toppling Goliath - Decorah, IA
- Walnut River - Eldorado, KS
- Wichita Brewing Company - Wichita, KS
- Yuengling - Pottsville, PA
- 6666 - Guthrie, TX
Schedule & Tickets:
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | General Admission Ticket
General Admission Tickets: $55
General Admission begins at 5:30 pm as brewery and food stations open throughout the Zoo near South America, Kansas, and Australia trails, around the Prairie Dog exhibit, through Expedition Asia, and live music entertains guests from Chautauqua Amphitheater. The ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and access to all breweries at the event.
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Limited Number Available, Get Yours Before We Sell Out
Frequently Asked Questions Get the insider's scoop as you make plans to attend the event.
Brew at the Zoo is a fundraising event hosted by the Friends of Sunset Zoo and is held rain or shine.
You must be at least 21 years old to attend this event. A valid ID is required for admission. Smoking is not permitted at the Zoo. This is an adults-only event. Infants and children will not be admitted. Please drink responsibly. Plan ahead with a designated driver, Lyft or Uber.
Sponsorships for 2023
Sponsorship Opportunities are Now Available for 2023 • Email Friends of Sunset Zoo or call 785.587.2737
Presenting & Craft Brewer Sponsor: Addair Law, Manhattan Brewing Company
Premiere Sponsor: Flint Hills Beverage, Evergy, Crown Distributors
Executive Sponsors: Candlewood Veterinary Clinic, Kohlmeier Orthodontics Community First National Bank
Sustaining Sponsors: Vonfeldt, Bauer & Vonfeldt CPA, KBS Constructors, Capitol Federal, Little Apple Pediatric Dentistry, McCown Gordon Construction, BHS Mathis Physical Therapy, K-State Credit Union, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Advisors, Commerce Bank
Photography Sponsor: We Chase the Light
In-Kind Sponsors: Wing Productions, CatCans, Hy-Vee, N'Ice, Super Cub
Have questions about Brew at the Zoo? Contact Friends of Sunset Zoo
COLLECT ALL 3!
Over the next three years at Brew at the Zoo, you'll be able to collect all three cups for a matching set!
- Yellow: 2023
- Red: 2024
- Orange: 2025