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Posted on: September 10, 2018

OktoBEARfest Returns to Zoo Idaho September 22


Break out the lederhosen, OktoBEARfest is returning to Zoo Idaho.

Saturday, September 22, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the zoo will host the second installment of the beer tasting to benefit the mission of Zoo Idaho. The 21 and over only, after-hours event will feature beer tastings, brewfest-themed food, and animal encounters. 

“OktoBEARfest is the perfect opportunity for adults to partake in a beautiful Idaho fall evening while enjoying tasty brews, great food, and of course, the animals that make Idaho great,” said Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent. 

Tickets are $20 for Zoo Idaho Zoological Society members and $25 for nonmembers. The ticket also includes a keepsake mug. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

Guests must be at least 21-years-old and present a valid photo ID. No babies or children are allowed. Guests without a valid photo ID will not be permitted to enter the event.

For more information on OktoBEARfest or Zoo Idaho, visit or like the zoo’s Facebook page at

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