HughE Dillon is a Philadelphia-based photographer and creator of the PhillyChitChat blog. Follow him on Twitter @HughE_Dillon and on Instagram @PhillyChitChat.
The Philadelphia Zoo Summer Ale Festival took place on Saturday, July 16. A record crowd of 4,500 people attended this year and enjoyed more than 100 award-winning seasonal craft beers and fresh, local fare from the region’s hippest food trucks. The Summer Ale Festival supports Philadelphia Zoo in its mission to create joyful discovery and inspire action for animals and habitats.