Brewery Events

Roar & Pour

September 2 2023

5:30–9 p.m.
Virginia Zoo 3500 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23504 Price: $16–$47

This year, the Virginia Zoo and the Coastal Virginia Brewery Alliance are partnering to host an annual gathering of hyper-local brewers for an all-new event: Roar & Pour!

Join the Zoo for unlimited beer samplings from the finest that Coastal Virginia has to offer, alongside extended exhibit hours, a Food Truck Rodeo, live music, games, a kids’ play area and much more.

Enjoy unlimited beer samplings from Pleasure House Brewing, Nansemond Brewing Station, Elation Brewing, Gloucester Brewing Company, 1700 Brewing, New Realm Brewing, The Garage Brewery, Dragon Run Brewing, Capstan Bar Brewing Company, Cova Brewing Company, Post Secondary Brewing, Harbor Trail Brewing Company, Smartmouth Beer, Tradition Brewing Company, Big Ugly Brewing, MoMac Brewing Company, Caiseal Beer & Spirits Co, Studly Brewing Company, The Bold Mariner Brewing Company, Afterglow Brewing, Crunchy Hydration, Cape Charles Brewing Company, Benchtop Brewing Company, Wasserhund Brewing Company, Maker’s Craft Brewery, Reaver Beach Brewing Co., The St. George Brewing Company, Vibrant Shore Brewing Company, Beale’s


  • Live music by Bobby Blackhat Band
  • Animal ambassador greeters until 6:15 p.m.
  • Training demos on the ZooLive! Stage at 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • Exhibit trails open until 7 p.m.
  • Goat Yard open until 7:30 p.m.
  • Yard games and open field space available for play
  • Many food options
  • Kids’ area

**All ticket pricing includes a Conservation and Technology Fee.

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