Family Wild Nights

Experience the Zoo after dark at this popular sleepover program!

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Family Wild Nights

Find out what happens at the zoo when the lights go out! You’ll enjoy educational activities, food, lots of fun! Programs begin at 6 PM and end at 9 AM the next day. The fee for a Wild Night is $35/child and $23/adult and includes pizza dinner, snack, continental breakfast, and guided educational activities led by Zoo Education Staff. Adults must accompany children.

2018 Sessions:

Sleep with the Sharks Family Night: Your under-the-sea adventure will study all things under the ocean! You and your family will sleep in the aquarium gallery. (Ages 5 & up with adult.)

May 12 (Mother’s Day Weekend), July 27  (SOLD OUT),  September 8, and October 5.

Sleep Under the Stars Family Night: SOLD OUT

Pitch your own tent and learn about nocturnal critters while your family camps out at the zoo! (Ages 5 & up with adult.)
June 16 (Father’s Day Weekend), July 14, and August 31.

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Fun with the Fishes Preschool Family Night: Parents and preschoolers are invited to have their own fun-filled night in the aquarium gallery! (Ages 3-5 with adult.)
June 2 and August 24. SOLD OUT

To Register For Wild Nights

All programs require advance registration and openings are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment! You will receive confirmation of your registration.

Wild Nights Cancellation and Refund Policies

Children must meet age requirements on the first day of all programs (no exceptions).

Programs are held rain or shine.

Refunds (minus 10% processing fee) are available if you cancel at least 2 weeks in advance.

No refund if you cancel less than 2 weeks in advance.

The zoo reserves the right to cancel camps with insufficient registration. In the event of such a cancellation, all of your fees will be refunded.