Brew at the Zoo

A Summer Beer Festival In Columbia, South Carolina

Festival Type: Beer

Columbia, South Carolina

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Guests ages 21 and up can walk through the Zoo with their souvenir tasting glass, sampling from more than 200 specialty domestic, import and microbrews. The plaza will feature live entertainment and concession stands will be open around the park with a variety of food for purchase. In addition to concessions, each year a different themed buffet is also available for purchase. Brewmasters will be on-hand to answer questions about home brewing, the brewing process and different brew styles. Brew at the Zoo tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at 803.779.8717 or at the Zoo or Garden entrances. A limited number of tickets are available. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden encourages responsible drinking. Designated driver tickets will be available the day of the event to individuals ages 21 and up (includes unlimited soft drinks). All guests must present valid photo identification upon entering the park. No one under 21 will be admitted. Checker Yellow Cab will be standing by for all participants. Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will pay the first $10 of fare destined for private residences or hotels within Richland and Lexington counties.

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is located at I-126 and Greystone Boulevard near downtown Columbia. The Botanical Garden entrance is located in West Columbia off Hwy. 378 at Botanical Parkway.

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