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Stay tuned for details on future adults nights! 

Hey Calgary! Come enjoy a night during YYC Beer Week at the Calgary Zoo. This exclusive one night only event is designed for adults so leave your kids at home. We’ve partnered up with YYC Beer to bring you an evening of craft beer tasting, blues music and tasty bites. Adults only (18+).

June 7, 2018
Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tickets: $47 (plus GST)

  • Engage and Inspire Members can enjoy a 10% discount off of tickets.
  • North Gate access only.
  • Parking is $10 and free for Engage and Inspire members until 12 a.m.
  • This event takes place rain or shine.

Each ticket covers everything you need for a fun night, including:

  • Your admission to Calgary Zoo beginning at 4 p.m.
  • Claim your wristband for the event between 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the main north entrance.
  • Tour the zoo before the event beginning at 6 p.m.
  • Beer tasting stations by local craft breweries in Penguin Plaza.
  • Appetizers provided by the Calgary Zoo catering and local restaurants (gluten free options available).
  • Live blues music by local musicians.
  • Adult games for optimal mingling and fun.
  • Wander the Canadian Wilds until 8 p.m., the Penguin Plaza is open until 9 p.m.

NOTE: There will be a cash bar on site for those looking for alternatives to craft beer.


Taste your way around the grounds.

Navigate the Canadian Wilds with the help of some live music and our passport postcard designed to ensure you don’t miss any of the craft beer tasting, food vendors or interactive games. Keep your taste buds ready because you’ll be invited to rate your favourite brewery. Remember to complete your activity passport for a chance to win great prizes.

Participating Breweries Include:

Tool Shed Brewing Company
Annex Ale Project
Brewsters Brewing Company
Caravel Craft Brewery
Citizen Brewing Co.
Common Crown Brewing
Mill Street Brewpub
Big Rock Brewery
Village Brewery
Zero Issue Brewing
Red Bison Brewery
Railyard Brewing
New Level Brewing
Freehold Brewing Co.
Paddy's BBQ and Brewery
Legend 7 Brewing Co.
Fitzsimmons Brewing Co.
Half Hitch Brewing Co.


Participating Food Vendors:

Calgary Zoo Catering
The Fine Diner Bistro

Stay tuned for details on more participating vendors!


Need an excuse to come?

You’ll be supporting endangered species. We make drinking local beer good for conservation and local charities. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to a Whooping Crane Conservation Initiative and the event proceeds will help everything we do at the Calgary Zoo.

Stop adulting! Bring your wild side for a night without children.