SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s Brew at the Zoo is celebrating its 25th anniversary with new brews, food options, live entertainment, and a new presenting sponsor.
Advance sale tickets are on sale through Monday, August 2 at $37.50 for zoo members and $40 non-members. After that, regular price tickets will be $47.50 for zoo members and $50 non-members through August 6.
Designated driver tickets will also be available for $15 and $15 reserved parking passes will also be available for a limited number of spots.
Brew at the Zoo is a fun opportunity for 21 and over adults to sample craft beers, specialty wines, and other beverages, while enjoying animals at the zoo. There will be a live band and other acoustic artists around the zoo. Food will be offered by local food trucks.
Food trucks represented at the event include Toss & Fire Wood-Fired Pizza, Herlihy Smokhouse & Grill, Papa Gallo Taco Truck, Elbita’s Cocina, Limp Lizard, The Baked Potato Express, and Nikki’s Cupcake Creations.
Live entertainment at Brew includes local funk/soul/punk band Modaferri, acoustic group Hold the Air, singer-songwriter Dennis Veator, and jazz/blues duo K & P.
The zoo will close at 1 p.m. so staff can prepare for the event.
Proceeds go to the zoo’s conservation education programs.