Brew at the Zoo - 2022 

Brew at the ZooBREW AT THE ZOO 2022 - Friday, September 23rd
Enjoy cold beer and awesome food while exploring Sunset's 26-acre park, all to benefit Friends of Sunset Zoo's
Conservation Team. It's a fun way to save wildlife!

Event Date
SEPTEMBER 23, 2022
General Admission 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

About the Event

Relax in the wild of Sunset Zoo and enjoy:
• Commemorative souvenir beer glass and unlimited samples from multiple craft brewers sprinkled
  throughout the Zoo
• Music and entertainment by The Box Turtles
• Featured beer by Manhattan Brewing Company
• Food exclusively catered Hy-Vee
• Ambassador animal encounters

Sample Regional Craft Brewers

Enjoy unlimited 2 oz. samples from craft brewers throughout the Midwest and more! 

2022 Breweries

15-24 - Clay Center, KS
Ace Cider - Sebastopol, CA
BrewDog - Canal Winchester, OH
Defiance - Hays, KS
KC Bier Co. - Kansas City, MO
Odell - Fort Collins, CO 
Three Rings Brewery - McPherson, KS 
Walnut River - Eldorado, KS 
Wichita Brewing - Wichita, KS 
Dave & Dani Hard Cider - Manhattan, KS 
Tallgrass Taphouse - Manhattan, KS 
Manhattan Brewing Company - Manhattan, KS 
Fields & Ivy - Lawrence, KS 
Riverbank Brewing - Council Grove, KS 
Radius Brewing Company - Emporia, KS 
... more to come! 

Schedule & Tickets:

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | General Admission Ticket  - Tickets currently not available
General Admission Tickets: $55
General Admission begins at 5:30 pm as brewery and food stations open throughout the Zoo near the South America, Kansas and Australia trails, around the Prairie Dog exhibit, through Expedition Asia and live music entertains guests from Chautauqua Amphitheater. Ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and access to all breweries at the event. 

Purchase Tickets with the below link:
BREW AT THE ZOO TICKET LINK 2022

TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE AUGUST 1 at 12 pm (noon). 

The above link will take you to an external website that is not maintained by the City of Manhattan. It is maintained by the Friends of Sunset Zoo. The City cannot control the content of an external website and assumes no responsibility for the information that is found there. The provision of this link should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of the external website, its contents, or its host.

Limited Number Available, Get Yours Before We Sell Out

  • Credit Card: Online ticket sales will be available when tickets go on sale. Processing fees apply.
    The above link will take you to an external website that is not maintained by the City of Manhattan. It is maintained by the Friends of Sunset Zoo. The City cannot control the content of an external website and assumes no responsibility for the information that is found there. The provision of this link should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of the external website, its contents, or its host.
  • Cash or Check: Purchase tickets in person at the Zoo's ticket booth open daily 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Frequently Asked Questions   Get the insider's scoop as you make plans to attend the event.

Brew at the Zoo is a fundraising event hosted by the Friends of Sunset Zoo and is held rain or shine.

You must be at least 21 years old to attend this event. A valid ID is required for admission. Smoking is not permitted at the Zoo. This is an adults-only event. Infants and children will not be admitted. Please drink responsibly. Plan ahead with a designated driver, Lyft or Uber. 


Sponsorships for 2022


Sponsorship Opportunities are Now Available for 2022 • Email Friends of Sunset Zoo or call 785.587.2737

Presenting & Craft Brewer Sponsor: Manhattan Brewing Company
Premiere Food Sponsor: Hy-Vee           
Water Sponsor: Heartland Coca-Cola  
Photography Sponsor: We Chase the Light           
Ice Sponsor: N'Ice

Glass Sponsor: Super Cub
Premiere Sponsor: Community First National Bank, COX, Flint Hills Beverage 

Executive Sponsors: Little Apple Pediatric Dentistry, Capitol Federal, BHS, McCown Gordon Construction 
 
Sustaining Sponsors: The Trust Company, KBS Contractors, Hayden/Kohlmeier Orthodontics, Kansas Gas Service, GLMV, K-State Credit Union, Commerce Trust Company, Coldwell Banker, Vonfeldt, Bauer & Vonfeldt CPA

  
 Associate Sponsors: Arthur Green


Have questions about Brew at the Zoo? Contact Friends of Sunset Zoo