Get A Taste Of Fall At Oregon Zoo Fall Beer And Cider Festival

Two people sit on a bench together in the daylight smiling and drinking craft beer.
Photo by Fred Joe, courtesy of the Oregon Zoo.

As the leaves start to turn and the air takes on a crisp, inviting chill, there's no better way to welcome autumn in Oregon than with the 2023 Fall Beer And Cider Festival at the Oregon Zoo. This fun event, taking place on September 29 and 30, 2023, promises an entertaining experience that combines the finest craft brews and ciders with the enchanting backdrop of the Oregon Zoo.

Craft Beer And Cider At The Oregon Zoo

Step into an enchanting world of craft beer and cider as you explore more than 40 of the best breweries and cideries the Pacific Northwest has to offer. The festival showcases the region's rich tradition of brewing excellence, making it a paradise for beer and cider enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or just looking to expand your palate, you'll find something to savor at the Beer And Cider Festival.

Good Food And Craft Beer - The Perfect Pairing At The Beer And Cider Festival

What's a great beer or cider without equally great food? The Fall Beer and Cider Festival has you covered with an array of delicious local food carts and food options available. From savory to sweet, there's something to satisfy every craving.

Live Music, Keeper Chats, And Good Times At The Beer And Cider Festival

While the main attraction is undoubtedly the fantastic selection of beverages, the festival offers more than just drinks. Live music sets the perfect backdrop, creating a lively atmosphere that will have you tapping your toes and swaying to the rhythm. For those interested in the zoo's amazing residents, don't miss the keeper chats which provide fascinating insights into the animal kingdom.

2023 Oregon Zoo Fall Beer And Cider Festival Information

The Oregon Zoo Beer and Cider Festival is a two-night, 21+ event that starts at 5:00 p.m. and runs until 9:00 p.m. each night. The grounds close at 9:30 p.m., ensuring you have plenty of time to enjoy the festivities. Please note that this event is exclusively for guests 21 and over, so make sure to bring a valid photo ID for entry.

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To make sure you don't miss out on the fun, it's crucial to secure your tickets in advance. Tickets cost $55 each, and includes a souvenir glass and ten tasting tickets to get you started on your tasting adventure. Additional drink tickets can be purchased on-site for $2 each, allowing you to explore even more flavors and offerings. Non-Drinker tickets can be purchased for $25. Expect tickets to sell out quickly. You can reserve yours here.

Get more information on the Oregon Zoo Beer And Cider Festival at the Oregon Zoo website.

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