Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que, the can’t miss Birmingham Zoo summertime event

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Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que at the Birmingham Zoo. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Zoo.

The upcoming, fourth-annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que at the Birmingham Zoo is the can’t miss event of the summer.

The Saturday, June 16, 5:30-8:30, family friendly Father’s Day Eve summer celebration at the zoo includes a delicious dinner from Alabama’s ‘Best Little Pork House’ Full Moon Bar-B-Que, live music by Union Road Band, animal greetings, caricature drawings, splash pads, games, train and carousel rides and much more, all included in the event ticket.

Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que at the Birmingham Zoo. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Zoo.
Craft Beer Lovers’ Paradise

Along with the food, music, animals and fun activities, craft beer fans will have the opportunity to enjoy the finest specialty brews from over 20 breweries from all over Alabama and the Southeast. Locally, Trim Tab Brewing, Ghost Train Brewing, Cahaba Brewing and Red Clay Brewing  will all be there. Beyond the Magic City, there will be breweries from Fairhope to North Carolina providing their finest ales, lagers and IPAs. The zoo will be a craft beer lovers’ paradise this upcoming Saturday evening.

And if beer is not your thing, there will be plenty of other libations, including wines and non-alcoholic beverages.

Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que at the Birmingham Zoo. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Zoo.
Ticket Information

General Admission tickets are available for purchase for only $35 for attendees age 21 & up and include entrance into the zoo, meal ticket, select servings and rides.

Tickets for guests under 21 years of age and for designated drivers are available for $20 and include entrance to the event, meal ticket and rides.

Children under 3 are free.

A limited number of special VIP Tickets are available for early event admission, premium parking and select servings.

To purchase general tickets and VIP tickets in advance, please visit www.birminghamzoo.com.

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Author: Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.