It's for the animals, guys.

Want to support wildlife and animal conservation efforts while also drinking beer outside? Well, you can (and you will!) with the Brew at the Zoo event from the Smithsonian National Zoo.

At Brew at the Zoo, you'll have a fun night tasting all kinds of different beers and feel good about it, too, because all the proceeds will go to help animals.

WHEN: Thursday, July 19 | 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute | 3001 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., 20008 COST: General admission -- $65/person ($50/members) | VIP tickets -- $110/person ($95/members). Purchase your tickets here. [caption id="attachment_10259" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]zoo Courtesy of huffingtonpost.com[/caption]
DETAILS: The Smithsonian National Zoo will be hosting its Brew at the Zoo event to benefit “Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute's mission to save species.” It's a fun way to support wildlife and participate in a good cause. Your ticket will include ...
“unlimited beer tastings from more than 70 breweries, exotic animal encounters, live music and entertainment, and fare from popular food trucks — it's a unique after-hours Zoo experience.”
You can view a list of all the breweries participating, here. The event is 21+, so make sure that only adults are at your party for this event. There will also be outdoor games, as well as opportunities to win prizes and giveaways. Plus, how cool is it to have the chance to see all the animals at night, without an influx of visitors? The zoo constantly holds events, so make sure you stay up to date with their calendar to see what else is coming up! To learn more about Brew at the Zoo, head to the Smithsonian National Zoo website. [caption id="attachment_10261" align="aligncenter" width="534"]national zoo Courtesy of desertsun.com[/caption] Have you been to an after-hours event at the National Zoo before? Tell us your experience in the comments below!

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