ZOO BREW 2023

VOL. 3 EVENT GUIDE

INTRO

Welcome to the Event Guide for Zoobrew Vol. 3 at the Edmonton Valley Zoo!

 

We are thrilled to invite you to join us for an evening filled with excitement, great beer, live music, delicious food, and unforgettable experiences. Zoobrew Vol. 3 is a unique event that combines the beauty of the Edmonton Valley Zoo with the vibrant energy of a beer festival. Get ready to indulge your senses and make memories that will last a lifetime.

At Zoobrew Vol. 3, you will have the opportunity to explore the incredible world of wildlife while enjoying fantastic performances by local artists. From toe-tapping tunes to captivating animal presentations, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Our carefully curated event schedule ensures a seamless blend of entertainment, education, and pure fun.

To help you make the most of your day, this Event Guide has been designed to provide you with all the information you need. Discover the event schedule, highlighting the key presentations and performances you won’t want to miss. Explore the zoo map to familiarize yourself with the layout and locate specific areas, such as stages, food and beverage stations, and exhibits.

Thank you for joining us at Zoobrew Vol. 3. We hope you have a fantastic evening. Enjoy the festivities, explore the zoo, and have a roaring good time!

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VOL. 3 EVENT SCHEDULE

ZOO MAP

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PARTICIPATING BREWERIES

Alley Kat Brewing Co.
Analog Brewing
Back 40 Distillery
Bespoke Craft Concepts
Blind Enthusiasm Brewing Co.
Blindman Brewing
Brewsters Brewing Co.
Broken Oak Distilling Co.

Cabin Brewing Company
Campio Brewing
Dog Island Brewing
Eau Claire Distillery
Eighty-Eight Brewing Co.
Endeavour Brewing Company Ltd.
Gnu Craft Spirits
Leduc Brewing Company

Lone Pine Distilling Inc.
Omen Brewing
Park Distillery
Romero Distilling Co.
SYC Brewing
Talking Dog Brewing
Yukon Brewing
True North Cider

BEVERAGE

STATIONS

 

At Zoobrew Vol. 3, we have curated a fantastic selection of breweries, wineries, and distilleries for you to indulge in delightful libations. Throughout the zoo, you will find various beverage stations where you can sample a wide range of refreshing drinks. Discover new flavors, support local producers, and enhance your Zoobrew experience.

Sample prices for beverages typically range from 2 to 3 tickets per serving. Please note that the average price may vary slightly depending on the specific vendor and beverage selection. We encourage you to explore the offerings and find your perfect drink to sip on while enjoying the festivities.

FOOD 

STATIONS

 

We understand that sampling beverages can work up an appetite. Fear not, as Zoobrew Vol. 2 has you covered with a diverse array of food options available at different locations throughout the zoo. Satisfy your cravings with delicious bites from the following food vendors:

Food Truck Alley (By the Carousel): Located in Food Truck Alley, you’ll discover a mouthwatering lineup of food trucks offering a wide variety of delectable treats. From savory to sweet, there’s something to please every palate.

Charity Cafe (Entry Plaza): Craving a quick snack or a light meal? Visit the Charity Cafe located in the Entry Plaza for a selection of tasty bites and grab-and-go options.

Farmer’s Kitchen & Moo at the Zoo (Urban Farm): Immerse yourself in a farm-to-table experience at the Urban Farm, where Farmer’s Kitchen & Moo at the Zoo will delight you with their farm-fresh ingredients and delicious culinary creations.

Wetland Treats (By the Northern Leopard Frog Trailer): For those looking for a refreshing treat, Wetland Treats has you covered. Indulge in a variety of delectable desserts and cool down with their delightful offerings.

With such a wide range of food options available, you’ll find something to satisfy every craving and keep you energized throughout the event.

As you explore the food and beverage offerings, please remember to drink responsibly and respect the zoo environment. We encourage you to dispose of any waste properly and help us keep the zoo clean and beautiful for everyone to enjoy.

ENTERTAINMENT

& ACTIVITIES

 

At Zoobrew, we’re all about creating a wildly entertaining experience for our guests! In addition to the fantastic selection of beers and wines from local breweries and wineries, we have a range of exciting activities lined up to make your evening even more unforgettable.

One of the highlights is our prize wheel, where you can try your luck for just $5 a spin. We’ve partnered with a variety of local businesses who have generously donated prizes for this thrilling game. With each spin, you have the chance to win amazing goodies ranging from gift certificates to unique merchandise. So gather your friends, take a spin, and see what luck has in store for you at Zoobrew!

But that’s not all—we also have a beer and wine raffle that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Purchase your raffle tickets for a chance to win some exceptional beer and wine selections. It’s an opportunity to take home some of the finest local brews and wines, curated by our expert partners. Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to expand your beverage collection!

For those looking to capture the fun-filled memories of the event, we have a fantastic photo booth sponsored by Sea Change and Shiddy’s Distillery. Strike a pose, grab your friends, and capture the laughter and joy of Zoobrew in vibrant snapshots. These photo booth moments will undoubtedly be cherished mementos of a fantastic night out.

To make your transportation to and from the event a breeze, we have arranged free party busses departing from the front gates. Whether you plan to arrive fashionably late or want to enjoy the entire evening, hop aboard our party busses departing at 10:00, 10:30, and 11:00. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of getting you safely to The Pint, where the festivities await.

Zoobrew is not just about the fantastic brews and wines; it’s an immersive experience that brings together local businesses, entertainment, and the thrill of winning prizes. Join us for an evening of laughter, libations, and lifelong memories. Get ready to spin, raise a glass, strike a pose, and hop on the party bus—it’s going to be an extraordinary night at Zoobrew!

ADDITIONAL AMENITIES

Throughout the event, we prioritize your comfort and convenience, aiming to provide a seamless and enjoyable experience for all attendees. Here are some additional amenities available at Zoobrew Vol. 2:

RESTROOMS: We have restroom facilities conveniently located throughout the event grounds. You can find restrooms in the following areas

Entry Plaza
EdVenture Lodge
Urban Farm
Saito Centre
On top of the hill by the Carousel

DRINKING WATER STATIONS: Staying hydrated is essential, especially during an event filled with excitement. You’ll find water refill stations at the Entry Plaza Bathroom and the Saito Centre. Feel free to use your sample mug or a refillable water bottle and refill it throughout the day to quench your thirst.

SAMPLE TICKETS: If you wish to indulge in additional food or beverage samples beyond what is included with your admission, additional sample tickets can be purchased in packages of 20 tickets for $20. You have two convenient options to acquire more sample tickets:

Guest Services Booth in the Plaza: Visit the Guest Services booth located in the Entry Plaza to purchase sample tickets.
Sample Tickets & Merch Booth by the Carousel: You can also purchase extra sample tickets at the Sample Tickets & Merch booth situated near the Carousel.

We kindly ask that you adhere to the safety guidelines in place to ensure the well-being of all attendees and the animals. Please show respect for the animals and fellow guests as we strive to create a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone.

TRANSPORTATION & PARKING

Your safety is our utmost priority at Zoobrew, and we wholeheartedly support responsible drinking and transportation. We strongly advise against drinking and driving.

To ensure a safe and convenient experience for all attendees, we have arranged free party busses departing from the front gates. These party busses are available to transport you to The Pint, where the event takes place. We encourage you to take advantage of this complimentary service, as it allows you to enjoy the festivities without worrying about transportation.

If you prefer to drive to the event, we want to emphasize that drinking and driving is never acceptable. Parking at the Edmonton Valley Zoo is free of charge, and there is a spacious parking lot conveniently located immediately outside the zoo entrance. You are welcome to leave your vehicles parked overnight in the Edmonton Valley Zoo parking lot and retrieve them on Saturday morning. This way, you can enjoy the event  responsibly and retrieve your car when you are sober and ready to drive safely.

At Zoobrew, we are committed to fostering a safe and enjoyable environment for all attendees. We appreciate your cooperation in making responsible choices and prioritizing your safety. We want you to have a fantastic time at Zoobrew and we look forward to having you join us again.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2023

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