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Summer Ale Festival

Summer Ale Festival returns for another year of specialty brews, animals, live entertainment and more! Offering a night of fun and memories for adults only at one of Philly’s top cultural attractions, Summer Ale Festival serves as a fundraiser and supports Philadelphia Zoo in its mission to create joyful discovery and inspire action for animals and habitats.

Saturday, June 22, 2019  7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Early Access from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ticket Options

Early Access $85
Limited quantities available
Includes:
– Entrance into the Festival one hour early
– Evening admission to the Zoo
– Souvenir tasting cup
– Unlimited beer sampling
– Complimentary shuttle service to and from 30th & Market Street (across from Amtrak 30th Street Station)

General Admission $65  SOLD OUT
Includes:
– Evening admission to the Zoo
– Souvenir tasting cup
– Unlimited beer sampling
– Complimentary shuttle service to and from 30th & Market Street (across from Amtrak 30th Street Station)

Non Drinker $35 
Includes:
– Evening admission to the Zoo
– Complimentary bottle of water at event entrance


The event is limited to those 21 years of age or older. Children will not be permitted. Valid I.D. required. The provision of free alcohol at the Summer Ale Festival is not contingent on a ticket purchase or charitable donation to the Zoo.

Questions about attending the event or participating as a brewery, mobile food vendor or sponsor should be directed to [email protected] or 215-243-5375. Please allow one business day for a response.