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Saturday October 1

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5:00 PM  –  10:00 PM

Guten Tag and Hallo! Join us for the Inaugural Birmingham Zoo Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1st from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, featuring seasonal autumn brews, live music, and German food favoritesBeer lovers will enjoy a huge selection of authentic German beverages from the finest German breweries, including Hofbrau. Perfect for adults 21 and up! Attendees will delight in tasty food selections from local food trucks, our Nourish 205 restaurant will be hosting build-your-own Brats, and Wild Burger will be serving Oktoberfest-themed snacks and small bites - all for an additional charge. We can't wait to see you for a one-of-a-kind evening at the Zoo!

Brought to you by Alabama Crown


Per ABC regulations, Zoo Brews will operate with a “Penny-A-Pour” system! Each sample will be worth one penny. Guests will drop their penny into a bucket at each brewery booth in order to receive your sample. If you don’t have pennies, we will have a penny redemption booth at each vendor station, where you can cash in larger coins for pennies! All pennies collected will be donated to our Support Your Zoo's Animals fund. Several cash bars with full-size beer and wine will be available for additional purchase.


  • Adults-only, all guests MUST be 21+, no exceptions.
  • No children will be allowed into the event, including infants.
  • ID's required, no admittance without ID, and no refunds for no ID.
  • Limited ticket availability, purchase in advance.
  • All purchases are final.
  • Ticket refunds will not be issued.
  • Oktoberfest is a rain or shine event.


  • Food trucks will be onsite serving food for additional purchase.
  • Wild Burger will be open and serving light concessions for an additional purchase.
  • Nourish 205 will be open and hosting a build-your-own bratwurst station as well as selling Oktoberfest-themed snacks.

PRICING *Per Person & Plus Tax

Please purchase tickets in advance before arriving at the event. Tickets are limited. Adults only. Must be age 21 and up

  • General Admission: $48
  • Members: $40 (must be signed in to receive discounted ticket price)