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Zoo Knoxville presents the best in craft beer September 21

KNOXVILLE – Zoo Knoxville will host its inaugural Brew at the Zoo craft beer event on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, from 6:30 until 10:30 p.m.

More than 40 local, regional and national breweries are participating. Brew at the Zoo will feature over 150 unique beers, local food trucks, live entertainment and animal encounters throughout the zoo at this after-hours event.

Discounted early bird tickets are now on sale for $50 and include a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited samples. VIP tickets are available for $90 and include pairings of beer and cuisine from celebrated local chefs in the exclusive VIP tent. Early bird tickets are limited. General admission tickets are $60 and VIP tickets are $100. Zoo annual passholders and Circle of Friends members receive a discount on tickets.

Brew at the Zoo is presented by Regal Cinemas and all proceeds support the zoo’s mission of saving wildlife and wild places. Tickets and participating breweries, food trucks, animal encounters and entertainment updates can be found at

This event is produced in conjunction with Rhizome Productions, who has produced the award-winning Brew at the Zoo at Nashville Zoo since 2012, and other regional events including the East Nashville Beer Festival, Chattabrewga in Chattanooga, and Nuit Belge in Nashville and New Orleans.

Zoo Knoxville is a nonprofit entity situated on 53 wooded acres just east of downtown Knoxville. Zoo Knoxville features exhibits of wild animals in natural habitats and is world renowned for its efforts in conservation and species survival. Zoo Knoxville is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is committed to the highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation, and education. Knoxville’s largest attraction, the zoo is open every day except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Currently, the zoo is open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. For more information visit

About Rhizome Productions. This event production company, based in Nashville, Tennessee, conceives and produces craft beer, spirits & food events with a focus on education and a passion for community. The company operates 12-15 events per year in cities across the Southeast, including Nashville, Chattanooga, Atlanta, New Orleans, Charleston, and beyond. All Rhizome events are mutually beneficial, and since 2011, the company has raised over a half a million dollars for local charities. Every experience counts.

Published June 29, 2018

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