Get WILD on the Gateway plaza with The District PourHouse, Jackie O’s Brewery and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium!

BOO! with the Zoo happens this Wednesday Oct 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Gateway – University District (1556 N High St. Columbus).

Halloween is in the air, so enjoy themed beer like Dark Apparition along with sweet and savory snacks to fill your belly. Interact with zoo animals to your heart’s content, while enjoying one of the best local craft beers on tap!

Happy Hour/Beer Tasting starts at 5:30 p.m., with Zoo Handlers rotating select animals out from 6 – 7 p.m. Make sure to arrive early, because this event certainly draws a crowd!

And don’t leave after the Zoo – enjoy a FREE SCREENING of “The Addams Family”, immediately following, courtesy of The Gateway Picture Show Presents: Nightmare on the Plaza! Make a night of it, with friends and family.

Admission is free to this event, but registration is requested. Please visit for more information.

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