Turtle Back on Tap

Turtle Back on Tap

BEER – WINE – FOOTBALL – LAWN GAMES

This fundraiser let’s you enjoy tasting dozens of beers and wines from around the corner and around the world, all set to the backdrop of Essex County Turtle Back Zoo.

Wine and spirit tastings available as well as food vendors. Turtle Back on Tap is a benefit for the Essex County Parks Foundation. NOTE: This event is a rebrand of our Ales ‘N Tails fundraiser.

 

PURCHASE NOW Turtle Back on Tap 2021

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*Please note: Changes to vendor list and locations many change at last minute

Pavilions:

  • Hangover Pretzel Co.
  • Jerky James (not in attendance)
  • Bacon Bites
  • Carousel
  • Watch LIVE Sports
  • Lawn Games
  • Montclair Brewery
  • Untied
  • Jersey Cyclone
  • Western Son Vodka
  • Bombay & Jim Beam
  • Two Chicks
  • Truly
  • Good Fucking Wine
  • Bon Homie
  • Dry Creek

Café:

  • Sam Adams
  • Dogfish Head
  • Captain Lawrence
  • Harpoon
  • Ommegang
  • New Belgium
  • Ballast Point
  • Brooklyn
  • Hop Valley
  • Seagram’s
  • Dogfish Head Spirits
  • Cayman Jack
  • Fishers Island
  • Links Drinks
  • Goldschmidt
  • Roaming Dog
  • Ommegang Cider
  • City Roots Cider

Touch Tank:

  • Empanada Lady
  • Mac Truck
  • Cupcake Carriage (not in attendance)
  • Founders
  • Asbury Park
  • Rogue
  • Sloop
  • Riverhorse
  • Two Roads
  • Three 3’s
  • Equilibrium
  • Train (weather permitting)
  • Reptile House
  • Gazela
  • Silk & Spice
  • Gnarly Head
  • Sonja
  • Autumn Frost
  • Loyal 9
  • Sauza Tequila Soda
  • Ketel One Cans
  • Original Cocktails

 

Saturday, October 16th

6pm to 9pm

 

SUPPORTING

Funds raised at Turtle Back on Tap support the Essex County Parks Foundation, a 501c3 organization that supports local activities and programs in the County Parks throughout Essex County.

 

TICKETING – LIMITED QUANTITY

$60 general admission

$15 designated driver

Reserve your spot today: Turtle Back on Tap 2021

If available, Tickets will also be available for sale at the door the night of the event.

 

MORE ABOUT THE EVENT

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. Food is not included in admission, but is available for purchase.

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 hope you take time to enjoy a evening train or carousel ride.

Turtle Back on Tap 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.

Please note there is no return admission to the event. Once you leave, you are not permitted back on grounds as per our state regulations.

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

Have other questions? Check out our FAQs.

 

 

Event is Rain or Shine.

Turtle Back Zoo

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