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Ales ‘N Tails Oktoberfest

October 14, 2017 6:00 pm
October 14, 2017 9:00 pm
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Our fall zoo fundraiser is returning this year with wine and spirits tastings!

Purchase your tickets today HERE

Hosted by New Jersey’s #1 Zoo, Ales ‘N Tails Oktoberfest supporters are able to enjoy a live Oompah Band and sample dozens and dozens of seasonal brews from around the corner and around the world, all set to the backdrop of the beautiful Essex County Turtle Back Zoo (560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052). In addition to traditional music and beers there will be local craft and food vendors on site. Ales ‘N Tails is a benefit for the Essex County Parks Foundation. 


Saturday, October 14th from 6pm to 9pm



Funds raised at Ales ‘N Tails Oktoberfest support the Essex County Parks Foundation, a 501c3 organization that supports local activities and programs in the County Parks throughout Essex County.


$60 general admission

$15 designated driver.


Support your local parks while taking part in an evening out in the Zoo sampling dozens of seasonal brews from around the corner and around the world.

Only guests ages 21 and over will be permitted. All guests must have a valid ID and possess a ticket.

Please note that although this event takes place at the Zoo, many areas will be closed and animals in for the night. We are excited to still welcome you into our Reptile House and Touch Tank exhibits and hope you take time to enjoy a evening train or carousel ride.

Ales ‘N Tails Oktoberfest will be held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, patrons and vendors will be able to access indoor/ covered space.  All sales are final. No refunds.

All guests are required to drink responsibly. Guests needing assistance will be helped to find a safe ride home.


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