Brew at the Zoo

Brew at the ZooEnjoy 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!

Event Date
Saturday, August 24, 2019
VIP 3:30pm to 8pm
General Admission 5pm to 8pm


About the Event

Relax in the wild of Sunset Zoo and enjoy:
• Commemorative souvenir beer glass and unlimited samples from multiple craft brewers sprinkled
  throughout the Zoo in partner with Flint Hills Beverage Company
• Music and entertainment by the Grateful Dudes
• Featured beer by Tallgrass Brewing Co.
• Food exclusively catered by Manhattan Hy-Vee
• Ambassador animal encounters
• Lawn games & more!

Sample Regional Craft Brewers

Enjoy unlimited 2 oz. samples from craft brewers throughout the Midwest and more! 

2019 Breweries

To be announced.

Schedule & Ticket Levels

 
3:30pm to 8pm | VIP Ticket 
The VIP ticket provides you with access to an exclusive tasting time where you'll mingle with our brewers for an hour and a half before the event begins! You'll enjoy exclusive beer samples, giveaways, food, and start your Brew at the Zoo experience before the crowds get there. Ticket includes a commemorative beer glass, access to the General Admission event, and a few special VIP surprises!

5pm to 8pm | General Admission Ticket 
General Admission begins at 5pm as brewery and food stations open throughout the Zoo near the South America, Kansas and Australia trails, around the Prairie Dog exhibit, and live music entertains guests from Chautauqua Amphitheater. Ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and access to all breweries at the event. 

Purchase Tickets
Tickets will go on on sale July 15

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Limited Number Available, Get Yours Before We Sell Out

  • Credit Card: Online ticket sales will be available when tickets go on sale. Processing fees apply.
    The above link will take you to an external website that is not maintained by the City of Manhattan. It is maintained by the Friends of Sunset Zoo. The City cannot control the content of an external website and assumes no responsibility for the information that is found there. The provision of this link should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of the external website, its contents, or its host.
  • Cash or Check: Purchase tickets in person at the Zoo's ticket booth open daily 9:30am to 5:00pm.

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.
 

​Sponsorship 2019


Sponsorship Opportunities are Now Available for 2019 • Email Friends of Sunset Zoo or call 785.587.2737


Presenting & Craft Brewer Sponsor

 Flint hills beverage Logo

Premiere Food Sponsor         Water Sponsor             Ice Sponsor                            
                                       

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Glass Sponsor super cub monogram


Craft Brewery 
To be announced soon! 

Executive Sponsors 
 Matt and Amy     LA_Primary_Stacked copy    Midwest Concrete Materials
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Sustaining Sponsors
   Trust Company       Commerce Bank Resized   Coldwell_Banker_logo     Meadowlark Logo   Bank of the Flint Hills  
  
 Associate Sponsors

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Have questions about Brew at the Zoo? Contact Friends of Sunset Zoo