Brew at the Zoo: Beer for Bears

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Reid Park Zoological Society & Craft Tucson are teaming up for a unique event at the zoo this weekend.

Brew at the Zoo, Beer for Bears will take place on Saturday, June 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Proceeds from the event help bring brown bears to Tucson in the form of Reid Park Zoo's new Brown Bear exhibit.

This special party is not for kids, however. There's fun planned for anyone over 21. Adults can sample a wide variety of craft brews in commemorative glass. And there will be live music along with pub-style food on sale. According to a spokesperson for the zoo, several local breweries will be there sharing their special suds, including Barrio, Borderlands, Dragoon, Four Peaks, Grand Canyon, Mother Road, MudShark, Oak Creek, Old Bisbee, Prescott Brewing, SanTan, Sentinel Peak, Sleepy Dog, Ten 55, and Thunder Canyon Brewery.

For more information, call 520-881-4753 or visit the zoo's website at

Cost:  $30 for Members; $40 Non-Member; $20 Designated Driver.  At the door, $10 additional per ticket.  21 and older event.  ID's will be checked.

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