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BIRDS, BEES & BREWS!

Seneca Park Zoo Society is excited to announce our first ever Birds, Bees & Brews event on May 10th! Celebrate the beginning of spring at the Zoo with our new after-hours tasting event that highlights some of the region's best brews – from cider, beer, and mead to coffee and kombucha!

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A TASTING CELEBRATION!

Celebrate the beginning of spring at Seneca Park Zoo! Birds, Bees, and Brews is a new adult only after-hours tasting event that will highlight some of our region’s best brews – from cider, beer, and mead to coffee and kombucha!  

Guests can stroll the Zoo while enjoying beverage tastings, live music, food specials, animal enrichment chats with our keepers, and conversations around how a healthy ecosystem supports diverse and delicious brews.  

Love it? Take it home! Select tasting vendors will be selling products for guests to take home that night. Full list of participating tasting partners is below.  

Money raised from this event goes towards the Seneca Park Zoo’s education and conservation programs both here in our region and throughout the world. Together we can connect with, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places! 

Get your tickets now!

SPONSOR THIS EVENT

Take your support further by becoming a sponsor!

SUPPORT THE ZOO AND REGIONAL BREWERS

This event will showcase some of the region’s best best brews –
from cider and beer to coffee
, tea, and kombucha
 

WHERE

Seneca Park Zoo
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621

WHEN

May 10, 2024
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
(Gates close at 7:30 p.m.)

TICKETS

$55 

Tastings from all vendors
Exclusive 5 oz. tasting glass
2 drawing tickets 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

We encourage utilizing rideshare/Uber/Lyft when possible as parking can be tough.
Use the drop off area for rideshares, getting you into the park and into the event faster!

Guest must be 21 years or older to attend.

TASTING PARTNERS

Beer

Coming soon…!

Cider/Mead

Coming soon…!

Kombucha/Tea

Happy Gut Sanctuary*

Timbucha Kombucha by Fairport Brewing*

Coffee/Juice

Red Jacket Orchard Juice*

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse*

New City Coffee & Roastery*

Joe Bean Coffee Roasters* 

Union Place Coffee Roasters

Coffee Connection

ANIMAL

Animal enrichment presentation at
6 / 6:30 / 7

Visit with our Animal Ambassadors

ACTIVITIES

Win unique prizes! 

Frog mate
match game 

Pollinator hunt 

MUSIC

Live music by Neil Van
Dorn Band

EXPERIENCE

Chat with Empire State Honey Producers Association 

 Learn about invasive species with USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service

 

FOOD

Late night
specials coming
soon!

Money raised from this event goes directly towards the Seneca Park Zoo’s education and conservation programs both here in our region and throughout the world. Together we can connect with, care for, and support wildlife and wild places!

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

We can’t wait for you to join us. Just a few
things to help you get ready for a night of fun:
 

Rain or Shine This is an outdoor event, and there are limited indoor and covered areas. Dress appropriately for the weather.  

Parking is Free There are several open lots located throughout the Zoo.  

This is a 21 & Over Event Valid 21+ photo ID is required for entry. Children are not permitted.  

Tastings Beverage tastings will start at 5:30 p.m.
Last call is 8:15 p.m.
 

Navigate The Night There will be tasting maps located throughout the Zoo that share where vendors and activities are located. The animal enrichment schedule will be posted at the entrance and online day of the event.  

Take Home Your Favorites Select tasting partners will be selling at this event. Refer to the full participating vendor list above to see which products you can purchase to enjoy at home. Purchased items can be picked up from Zoo staff at the beverage Check-Out tent when you exit the Zoo. 

Last Entry Is at 7:30 p.m. If you leave the event for any reason, you will be unable to return. 

Safety First Your safety is our priority. All bags will be subject to inspection by security. Outside food and beverages are not permitted and will be confiscated at the entrance.  

Smoke-Free Park Smoking and vaping of any kind is only permitted in parking lots outside of Zoo grounds.  

Zoo Accessibility Wheelchairs are available at our ZooShop, free of charge. Limited availability on a first come, first served basis. To reserve a wheelchair, contact [email protected] 

Get your tickets now!

Please contact our
special events manager,
Angela Giuseppetti [email protected] 
585-295-7388

Stay Updated

Keep in touch with your friends at Seneca Park Zoo on this event and more! There’s always something happening at the Zoo.