“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Palm Beach Zoo April 11th

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The third annual “Brew at the Zoo,” presented by Dixie Grill & Bar, returns to the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. With more than 25 craft breweries, including the local favorites, live music and delicious food, the event is Palm Beach County’s most unique craft beer festival! Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets early, since tickets must be purchased in advance and the event is predicted to sell out. “Brew at the Zoo” guests must be 21 years old to enter, with a government-issued photo ID. Email info@palmbeachzoo.org for additional information. VIP Admission costs $65, and includes: • Early admission at 5:30 p.m. • Limited edition t-shirt • Exclusive premium beer samples • Buffet meal in the air-conditioned Tropics Café with live music by Andre Michaud • All elements of a General Admission ticket General Admission is $35, and includes: • Admission beginning at 6 p.m. until the festival closes at 9:30 p.m. • Collectible sampling mug • Unlimited samples from 25 brewers, estimated 60+ different brews (Please drink responsibly) • Much of the Zoo will be open (note; some animals may be sleeping or choose to stay in the shadows) • Up-close animal encounters throughout the evening • A variety of food to purchase from local restaurants and/or food trucks (cash or credit) • Live music by The Goodnicks in the Interactive Fountain Plaza and Bobby G in the Mayan Plaza Designated Driver Admission is $15 includes: • Admission to the Zoo beginning at 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. when with a VIP ticket holder) • Free water and soft drinks at the Tropics Café Snack Bar • A pledge to arrive sober and not consume any beer during the event. All attendees will be required to wear a wristband specific to their admission level. All ticket purchases are final, with no refunds. “The popularity of ’Brew At The Zoo’ allows us to put a special focus on South Florida brews,” said Ron Brooks, events manager for the Zoo. “We’re proud to promote sustainability, and the reduced impact on the environment that comes from consuming local products.” “Local breweries don’t drive trucks crosscountry to deliver their product,” Brooks continued. “They come from nearby, which leads to a lower carbon footprint.” The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org.