Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the Maryland Zoo having this fundraiser?
Since COVID-19 the Maryland Zoo has been closed to visitors and had to cancel its annual major fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo, during Memorial Day Weekend. We need your support to help make up some of the financial loss caused by the pandemic. Please help us in our efforts to care for the animals and your community Zoo.
What will I experience at Brew Thru?
You will experience the Maryland Zoo like never before. Stay in your vehicle, relax and drive-thru the Zoo to see many animals along the way. Before you leave, see elephants and open your trunk too, where your Brew package will be placed.
How long is Brew Thru?
We anticipate that this drive thru fundraiser will last approximately 20 minutes.
Can I bring my children or pets?
You may bring your children but everyone must remain in their vehicle at all times. Pets are not permitted entrance.
What is included in the Brew Package?
A six pack of craft beer, one Brew at the Zoo commemorative super sipper glass, a Brew at the Zoo t-shirt, all packaged in a tote bag for your trunk to take home after your zoo safari.
How much are tickets?
Tickets are $65 per vehicle and includes one Brew package.
Can additional Brew packages be purchased?
Yes, each Brew package for this drive thru fundraiser is $65.
Do I need to present my photo ID?
Yes, anyone who purchases a Brew Package Drive Thru ticket must present a valid ID. Only ages 21+ will have Brew packages placed in their trunks upon departure at this drive thru fundraiser.
Will I be allowed to tour the Zoo after Brew Thru?
No this event occurs after Zoo hours. All restrooms will be closed also.
How many animals we will see during this drive thru fundraiser?
Expect to see animal ambassadors as well as giraffes & elephants.
Is there anything else I should know?
Yes, upon entry into Zoo premises, please maintain a maximum speed of 5 mph, follow all signs and directions per Zoo staff and please do not honk horn, play loud music or yell at the animals or anyone along the way. We appreciate your cooperation.