Brew at the Zoo at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a craft beers tasting evening event among the animals of the park. Brew at the Zoo at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a craft beers tasting evening event among the animals of the park.

Brew at the Zoo

February 9

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Brew at the Zoo, at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.

Signature Event: Brew at the Zoo

Thank you for a wonderful 2019 Brew at the Zoo! 
Check back for 2020 date and information.

February 9, 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Join us for Brew at the Zoo in Palm Desert presented by MacLean Capital Advisors. Guests will enjoy a wide variety of beverage tastings from more than 30 vendors representing many of the region’s finest specialty breweries, wineries, as well as other libations, including liquor and non-alcoholic beverages. New this year, 10 Southern California based food trucks will be on hand to offer a wide-variety of gourmet street fare for purchase.

Also new this year, guests will not want to miss the opportunity to take a ride on a hot air balloon! Tethered balloon rides, available for an additional fee, will offer stunning vistas of the Zoo, as well as plenty of photo ops. The evening also includes four stages of live entertainment set throughout the park. Attendees will have exciting animal encounters and also can explore the African section of the park to see zebras, cheetahs, warthogs, Arabian oryx and many other animals.

Brew at the Zoo in Palm Desert, presented by MacLean Capital Advisors, is sponsored by the City of Palm Desert, Taste Catering, Signature Party Rentals, Whitewater Rock, Ace Printing, and Walter Clark Legal Group. All proceeds benefit The Living Desert’s conservation and education programs.

*Member $60 | Non-member $65 | Designated Driver $20


21+ only event; must present valid photo I.D. for admittance.
General Admission ticket covers beverage tastings, entertainment and animal encounters. Food is available for purchase.

VIP Tickets: $150 


A limited number of VIP Lounge tickets are available for $150 which includes early admission to the event at 6:00 pm and access to a VIP area and full bar. VIP guests will have an interactive ‘play for fun’ gambling experience in Village WaTuTu.

*Food is available for purchase. Through February 8, general admission tickets are $60 for members and $65 for non-members. VIP Lounge tickets are $150. Designated Driver tickets are available for $20. Tickets at the door are $70 members and $75 for non-members. All guests must bring a valid photo ID and be 21 and older to enter. Smoking is prohibited. Parking is free.


MacLean Capital Advisors
The City of Palm Desert
Taste - The Living Desert Zoo Catering
Signature Party Rentals
Whitewater Rock and Supply Co.
Sis Jackson
Walter Clark Legal Group
ACE Printing & Mailing
Desert Moving Co. - Moving and Storage
Wheaton World Wide Moving


Blaze Pizza
Golden Road Brewing
Copa Di Vino
Bulleit Frontier Whiskey
Crater Lake Spirits
Coachella Valley Brewing
CV Water District
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Vinemark Cellars
Idyllwild Brewpub
Karl Strauss
La Quinta Brewing
Don Nacho
Babe's Brewery
Belching Beaver
Lotus Botanical Elixirs
Desert Distilling
Hangar 24 Craft Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Stone Brewing
Savory Spice
Calidad Beer
SLO Brew
Buzzbox Premium Cocktails
Joshua Tree Coffee Co
Bread & Butter
BBQ Smokehouse
Chicken and Rice Company
LA Donut
The Lobos Truck
Wings'n Waffles

Please contact us or complete our vendor form if you are interested in participating in the event.