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DATE Thursdays in October (10th, 17th, & 24th)

TIME 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

PRICE $30 Member
$30-$35 Non-member

AGES 21+



Taps and Tails

What’s cooler than an open-air beer hall pouring your favorite local craft brews, warmed by cozy firepits? A beer hall surrounded by 3,500 wild animals, that’s what! At Taps and Tails, it’s Denver nightlife meets global wildlife—with libations from Denver’s best breweries, sustainably farmed culinary creations, live entertainment and much more. Animal Onesie night is October 24, so start planning your epic outfit now!

*Last admission at 9:00pm, Grounds open until 10:00pm

NightLife Meets Wildlife with:

• Outdoor beer hall with firepits   

• Animal encounters + zookeeper talks

• Live music, outdoor games and more

• Local craft brews + themed cocktails   

• Sustainably farmed culinary creation   

• Onesie night with costume contest

A note for those who purchased tickets for October 10th:

Thank you for your continued support of Denver Zoo through your recent purchase of Taps and Tails tickets for this Thursday, October 10.

Unfortunately, mother nature missed the memo regarding the continuation of our beautiful fall weather. Due to the outdoor nature of the event and predicted record low temperatures Denver Zoo has made the decision to cancel Taps and Tails this Thursday, October 10.

With two Taps and Tails events remaining on October 17 and 24, Guest Care Center representatives would be happy to transfer your ticket to another Taps and Tails or provide a refund.

To transfer your ticket or receive a refund please call our Guest Care Center at 720-337-1400 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. or respond to this email and include your full name, ticket confirmation number and preferred alternate event date of October 17 or 24. New tickets will be emailed to the email provided during the initial purchase.

Thank you again for your continued support of Denver Zoo.

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