Seventh Annual Event on April 2nd Features Unlimited Samples of Beer, Wine & Food

By Kristy Kneiding

Over 50 breweries and restaurants take over The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens on Saturday, April 2 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., for the Seventh Annual Brew at the Zoo presented by The Desert Sun. Early bird tickets at reduced prices are on sale now.

Craft beer fans will love the selection of tastings from some of the finest specialty brews around. In addition to beer, there will be plenty of other libations, including premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Attendees will enjoy a culinary adventure of tasty dishes and desserts from some of the Coachella Valley’s top restaurants and caterers. The evening also includes entertainment with several live music stages throughout the grounds.

Brew at the Zoo, set amidst the spectacular backdrop of wildlife and botanical gardens, is one of the zoo’s major fundraisers. By attending this annual event, participants will be “Saving Wildlife One Beer at a Time,” and supporting the mission of desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation.


Tickets include unlimited tastes of premium craft beers, wine and food. Now through April 1, pre-sale tickets are $60 for members, $65 non-members. A limited number of VIP Lounge tickets are available for $125. Tickets purchased on April 2 are $70 for members, $75 for non-members.  Designated Driver tickets are also available at $40. To purchase tickets, visit:

Brew at the Zoo is presented by The Desert Sun, with major sponsors to date: Whole Foods, Taste Catering, Aldi, Ace Printing, Heimark Distributing, Whitewater Rock, American Cab and Walter Clark.

For more information, visit or contact 760-346-5694.