BrewLights at the Lincoln Park Zoo on December 3


Mark your calendar for a holiday event you won’t forget!

A savory selection of holiday cheer will be on tap at the first-ever BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer. This new beer-tasting event takes place during ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank — one of Chicago’s most loved holiday traditions — adding a dazzling dimension to the adult fun. Guests will enjoy a dozen different draft beer samples, then have the opportunity to purchase additional pours of their favorite brews. Food will also be available for purchase. All proceeds from the event help keep Chicago’s landmark zoo open and free to the public 365 days a year. Purchase your tickets today: Please note: 5,000 tickets maximum will be sold for this event.

Need a safe, reliable ride to and from the event? BrewLights sponsor Curb is offering guests a free $15 taxi credit and donating $5 to Lincoln Park Zoo each time you request a ride using a special promotional code — BREWLIGHTS — via its mobile app for iPhone or Android! Curb (formerly Taxi Magic) connects you to safe, reliable rides from professional drivers. Download Curb for iPhone or Android to request your ride with the tap of a button, track your driver’s arrival and pay your fare seamlessly. Request your Curb ride in seconds and watch your trained driver arrive in minutes. Curb drivers are always available and ready to pick you up. Curb works only with professional taxi and for-hire drivers. Every time you ride with Curb you’ll ride with a fully licensed, insured driver. No exceptions. Curb offers vehicle and payment choices to fit your needs. Easily book a taxi or for-hire car (in select markets) and pay seamlessly with a credit card in the app or with cash in the car. Click here for more information or to download the app.

About ZooLights: Head to Lincoln Park Zoo this year for the brilliance of this annual fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds.We’ll flip the on switch for the free holiday fun on November 28. Afterward, ZooLights will shine Friday–Sunday until December 12, at which point the lights be on nightly (except December 24 and 25) until January 4. Santa heads back to the North Pole after December 23, however. November 28–November 30; December 4 (Zoo Members Only); December 5–7, 12–23; December 26–January 4, 2014–15. 5–9 p.m.

Here are the delicious beers you’ll be able to taste during BrewLights:

  • Great Lakes Christmas Ale
  • Stiegl Goldbrau
  • Unibroue Blanche de Chambly
  • Hirter Morchl
  • Delirium Noel
  • Anchor Christmas
  • Baderbrau Naked Selfie
  • Temperance Smittytown Tart
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • Crabbies Ginger
  • Wyder’s Vermont Pear Cider
  • Berghoff Germanic

BrewLights will be held on December 3 from 5:30–9 p.m. $40 advance ticket (November 10–December 1), $50 day of event at the zoo, and $15 for designated drivers. BrewLights is strictly for adult participants ages 21 and older.

Louis Glunz Beer, Inc., founded in 1888 in Chicago, is among the oldest beer distributors in the United States. In conjunction with Lincoln Park Zoo’s Auxiliary Board, the company is proud to give back to the hometown community that’s helped it flourish for more than a century.



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