Santa Ana Zoo Announces 2016 Summer Concert Series & Beer Tasting Event Dates
Santa Ana Zoo Welcomes Summer with Music and Brews!
Visit the zoo animals in this rare after-hours experience as they prepare for their nighttime activities, enjoy live music, a silent auction, train/carousel rides, as well as a unique craft brew-tasting experience from a handful of Orange County’s finest craft beer brewers.
“The combination of Sunsets at the Zoo and Brew at the Zoo makes for an event every generation can enjoy,” says FOSAZ Board Member Kristeen Stolo, “It’s a casual, cool event for families, friends and even first dates.”
Zoo members and guests are welcome to grab their cameras, bring a blanket, pack a picnic or purchase BBQ items provided by the SA Zoo keepers, and enjoy a relaxing, fun-filled musical evening outside under the California sky.
Event dates are:
Sunday, June 12, 5:30-7:30 PM
· Brew: Tustin Brewing Co. and Stone Brewing Co.
· Band: The Fabulous Peggie Perkins (Variety)
Sunday, June 26, 5:30-7:30 PM
· Brew: Valiant Brewing and Ambitious Ales
· Band: Recovered (90’s-2000’s)
Sunday, July 10, 5:30-7:30 PM
· Brew: The Bruery and Bootlegger’s Brewing Co.
· Band: Doo-Wah Riders (country)
Sunday, July 24, 5:30-7:30 PM
· Brew: Noble Ale Works and Left Coast Brewing
· Band: Full Spectrum (60’s-70’s)
Sunday, July 31, 5:30-7:30 PM
· Brew: Cismontane Brewing Co. and Barley Forge Brewing Co.
· Band: Sound Bytes (Disco-Funk)
“Sunsets at the Zoo and Brew at the Zoo deliver a cool Sunday summertime activity for friends, families, and couples who enjoy listening to live music, picnicking on the lawn, and tasting great brews,” says Steve McGuigan, event organizer and Communications Chair for the Santa Ana Zoo Board of Directors. “We’re thrilled to once again welcome local artists and showcase the craftsmanship of Orange County’s finest breweries at Sunsets and Brew at the Zoo.”
The Santa Ana Zoo is home to more than 150 animals, including 50 of the most interesting and engaging monkeys and several endangered species, like the Golden Lion Tamarins. The gates open daily from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors and children 3-12 years. Children under 3 are free. The Conservation Carousel Rides are $3 each and Zoofari Express Train Rides are $4 each, and combo tickets are $6 each. Children under 2 are free to ride with paid adult on the Train and adults standing with children on the Carousel are free.
To become a Member of the Zoo, please call (714) 953-8555 x13. The Santa Ana Zoo in Prentice Park is located at 1801 Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92701.
For more information call 714-836-4000 or visit their website at: www.santaanazoo.org.