Programs and Events

Date/Time Event
Jul 1 Early Bird Hours - Members Only

Beat the heat!  The zoo opens at 8:00 AM every day in July for Members Only.

Animal exhibits and buildings open at 9:00 AM.  Rides open at 10:00 AM.

Jul 2 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

Jul 9 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

Jul 10 Backstage Pass

Go through the doors that say “Employees Only” to learn how the zoo operates.  Tours are available from 10 AM – 3 PM and are free with zoo admission.

Jul 16 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

Jul 22 I Wanna Be a Zoo Keeper

Kids can discover what it’s like to be a zoo keeper with special activities from 10 AM -3 PM.  This event commemorates National Zoo Keeper Week and is free with zoo admission.  For more information on Zoo Keeping as a career, visit the American Association of Zookepers website.

Jul 23 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

Jul 28 Zoo-Loo-Au

2014 ZOO MEMBERS’ PICNIC

For Zoo Members Only!
Monday, July 28, 2014

Free Food and Fun for the Whole Family

FREE picnic meal served 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

FREE zoo ride 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (your choice of one ride – Train, Boat, Carousel, or Sky Safari)

FREE entertainment & moonwalks on the picnic grounds

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Show your Zoo-Loo-Au postcard ticket (coming to you by mail) OR Zoo Membership Card and Photo ID to get your FREE meal and ride ticket.
  • The zoo admission gates will close at 7:00 p.m.; exhibits, rides and buildings close at 7:30 p.m.; you can remain on the grounds until 8:00 p.m.
  • Get your hand stamped for easy entry into the zoo.

 

Jul 30 Teacher Appreciation Night

Join us for an evening of education, exploring, and fun at the zoo’s annual Teacher Appreciation Night.  You’ll participate in behind-the-scenes tours, mini-workshops, and special activities.  Plus, you’ll enjoy food, giveaways, and 3 PGP points.

This event is FREE for educators, but advance registration is required.  Send an e-mail with your name, grade level, county, and school to education@kidszoo.org to get on the list! 

Jul 30 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

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