Tickets on sale now!


BB&T Bank Presents “Brew at the Zoo,” the annual outdoor festival at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 at the Waterfowl Lake Pavilion, from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. each day. This fun, family-friendly event provides guests with the opportunity for unlimited sampling of a diverse assortment of local and national beers and wines, while absorbing some local live music. It’s also the years’ biggest fundraiser for the Zoo, supporting the education, conservation and animal programs!

The Kelly Bell Band appears for the 8th year in a row headlining on Sunday, proceeded by 5 other great local bands during the course of the weekend. In addition to live music and cold brew, there will be visits from the Zoo’s animal ambassadors, the opportunity to tour the Zoo and visit with all your favorite (party) animals including the penguins at the new Penguin Coast exhibit. This year also sees the return of the DJ Stage, where the music will keep the party going between live acts with Matt Davis on Saturday and Captain Don on Sunday.

Daily entertainment is as follows:

Saturday, May 23

  • 1pm – The 8-Balls (Upbeat classic rock/top 40 tunes cove
    red by REAL classic rockers)
  • 3pm – Marshall Law (High-energy country, mixed with some classic and southern rock)
  • 5pm – Bosley (Funk, Soul, Rock, Pop)

Sunday, May 24  

  • 1pm – School of Rock (Baltimore’s School of Rock students)
  • 3pm – The Real Geniuses (All party music from all eras but specializing in the 80s)
  • 5pm – The Kelly Bell Band (Phat Blues Music)

Tickets include Zoo admission so guests can enter the Zoo as early as 10:00 a.m. to tour the Zoo before entering the event area at 1:00 p.m. Along with Zoo admission, a “Brew at the Zoo” ticket includes access to food, artisans and other vendors, a commemorative tasting glass sponsored by World of Beer-Baltimore, and three live bands each day.


Buy early and save for Over 21 tickets! Early Bird Tickets for “Brew at the Zoo!” are now on sale at for $39. Purchase by Monday, March 2, 2015 to get $16 off the full price of ticket of $55!  Tickets for those under 21 or designated drivers are $25. Zoo members save an extra $10 off ALL tickets.

You can make your day at the Zoo even WILDER by purchasing the premium Super Sipper ticket! Super Sipper premium tickets include: Early entry to the event at 12:00 p.m., a commemorative “mason jar” style tasting glass that is more than double the size of the GA glass (21+ Only), unlimited beer and wine sampling (21+ Only), live music, same day admission to the Zoo and access to food & artisan vendors. Super Sipper tickets are $65 per person, 21 and over only, and are limited.

When purchasing tickets online, please be sure to double check the date you are purchasing tickets for, as there are no refunds or exchanges. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and our conservation efforts.  Many thanks to our generous sponsors BB&T, World of Beer-Baltimore, Maryland Lottery, Kettler Management, Pet+ER, and OrderUp. For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit

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