Barbara Russo 718-265-3428; cell 917-494-5493; 

Max Pulsinelli – 718-220-5182; cell 571-218-7601; 

Steve Fairchild – 718-220-5189; 

NYA @ Night Returns to WCS’s New York Aquarium  

for “Boardwalk Brews” 

Friday, July 29

7:30 to 11 p.m. VIP entry 

8:30 to 11 general admission 

Tickets available at  

Brooklyn, N.Y.  – July 20, 2016 – NYA @ Night: Boardwalk Brews returns to WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium for two nights on Friday, July 29  from 7:30 to 11 p.m. 

NYA @ Night: Boardwalk Brews is a beer tasting and specialty food event with a focus on local breweries and beloved Brooklyn--based food trucks. Both nights will give beer enthusiasts an opportunity to try beers from local breweries including Coney Island Brewery, Oyster Bay Brewing Co., Fire Island Beer Co., and many others.  Delicacies from food truck vendors such as Coney Shack, will be available for purchase.  And, of course, no aquarium event would be complete without its resident party animals.  

Attendees will enjoy activities including a live DJ, photo booth, and visiting with some of the aquarium’s amazing animals, including sea otters, sea lions, tropical fish, and more.  VIP ticket holders get early 7:30 pm entry and exclusive access to a special Aquatheater show. 

Net proceeds will support WCS’s mission of saving wildlife and wild places around the globe.  

Tickets are available online now at  

 General Admission $54.99  

Includes souvenir beer cup with unlimited beer samplings, complimentary photo booth, and live DJ entertainment. 

 VIP $74.99 

Includes all general admission perks, plus early entry (7:30 p.m.), 

8 p.m. Aquatheater sea lion show, and a chance to chat directly with keepers. 

 Designated Driver $25.00 

Includes access to the DJ, complimentary photo booth, and samplings of food available for purchase from food trucks. 

On-site parking begins at 6 p.m. Parking per car is $10 for members/$20 for non-members. Only guests ages 21 and over will be permitted to NYA @ Night: Boardwalk Brews.  

Media Notes: 

Members of the media who wish to cover the event must do so by appointment only.  

For more information or to inquire about media coverage, contact Barbara Russo at 

WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) MISSION: WCS saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. To achieve our mission, WCS, based at the Bronx Zoo, harnesses the power of its Global Conservation Program in nearly 60 nations and in all the world’s oceans and its five wildlife parks in New York City, visited by 4 million people annually. WCS combines its expertise in the field, zoos, and aquarium to achieve its conservation mission. Visit: Follow: @WCSNewsroom. For more information: 347-840-1242. 

Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium is open every day of the year. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Fall/winter/spring hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily. Tickets are $11.95 per person (ages 3 & up), and include Aquarium admission plus one admission to the new 4-D Theater; children age 2 and under are admitted free. Fridays after 4 p.m. in the summer and after 3 p.m. in the fall, Aquarium admission is by pay-what-you-wish donation.  The aquarium is located on Surf Avenue at West 8th Street in Coney Island.  The New York Aquarium is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. For directions, information on public events and programs, and other aquarium information, call 718-265-FISH or visit our web site at Now is the perfect time to visit and show support for the WCS New York Aquarium, a beloved part of Brooklyn and all of the City of New York. Due to Hurricane Sandy we are partially opened. Check our website for more information.