Event Details

Back by popular demand, join Lakeshore Beverage and the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo for the fifth annual BrewLights!

Tickets include a dozen sample-sized tastings of craft and seasonal beers on tap throughout the zoo during ZooLights. Enjoy sipping and savoring specialty brews, while supporting Lincoln Park Zoo.

The evening will include opportunities for photos with Santa at the Helen Brach Primate House, free rides on the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel, live music and more! Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

BrewLights is a 21+ event. No children will be permitted.

Questions about the event? Please email us at [email protected]

BrewLights FAQs

Can I receive a refund?
No, ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. The event will be held rain or shine.

Will the carousel be operating?
Yes! Carousel rides will be complimentary on the night of BrewLights.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This is a 21 and older event only. No infants or children will be admitted. A valid photo ID is required for all attendees.

Will tickets be sold at the door?
It is likely that the event will sell out. However if it does not, tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $60.

Is beer included in the ticket price?
Yes, sample-sized tastings for all beers available are included in the BrewLights ticket price.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring either your printed ticket or the confirmation email which you can pull up on your phone to the event for check in.

Where can I enter the event?
Both the East and West Gates of Lincoln Park Zoo will be open for BrewLights guests to enter.

Can I purchase food during BrewLights?
Yes, food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available to purchase during BrewLights.


  • When: Thu Dec. 6
    5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

  • Address: 2200 N. Cannon Drive
    Chicago IL,US 60614

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