Thursday Nights, June 6 - July 25, 2013
(Excludes July 4th)
Extended Hours, open until 8 pm
Twilight Thursdays at the Sacramento Zoo are June 6 through July 25 (except for July 4th). Seven Thursdays of hot cars, live music, good food and cool drinks. Each Thursday from 5:30 to 8:00 pm come see the live music and a car show; featuring local bands and car-clubs. Dinner and drink specials will also be available for purchase at the Zoo’s Kampala Café. The Zoo will be open extended hours for summer enjoyment until 8:00 pm.
All this fun included with general Zoo admission! If you're a Sacramento Zoo Member admission is one of your membership benefits! Not a member yet? Get your membership today.
Twilight Thursday Schedule
June 6 - Hot Rod Night
Live music by: The Count
Car show featuring: Hot Rods
Featured nonprofit partner: Sacramento Children's Museum
Dinner special: Classic drive-in style double burger, onion rings and a
June 13 - 80's Night
Live music by: Mach 5
Car show featuring: Muscle Cars
Featured nonprofit partner: My Sister's House
Dinner special: Detroit's favorite Coney Island Dog, two all beef "rippers"
topped with Coney island style chili, yellow mustard and diced onion.
Served with chips.
June 20 - Across the Pond
Live music by: Because, Beatles Tribute Band
Car show featuring: British Cars
Featured nonprofit partner: Sierra Forever Families
Dinner special: British Pub Grub, Beer battered Pacific cod 'n' Euro style
chips, traditional caper tartar sauce and malt vinegar. Served with a
June 27 - Blues Night
Live music by: Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers
Car show featuring: Antique and Vintage Trailers, 1930's to 1950's
Featured nonprofit partner: UC Davis Children's Miracle Network
Dinner special: Memphis Soul Food style BBQ spare-ribs, mac-n-
cheese and grilled corn on the cob.
July 11 - Rockabilly Night
Live music by: The Nickel Slots
Car show featuring: Kustoms and Rat Rods
Featured nonprofit partner: Atomic Angels
Dinner special: Southern fried chicken, BBQ baked beans, coleslaw, and
July 18 - Volkswagen Night
Live music by: ZuhG
Car show featuring: Volkswagens -- VW CAR SHOW IS FULL!
Featured nonprofit partner: WEAVE, inc.
Dinner special: German Street Food, grilled beer bratwurst, sauerkraut
and stone ground whole mustard on a hoagie roll. Served with
German-style warm potato salad.
July 25 - Old Skool Groove
Live music by: East Wind
Car show featuring: Lowriders
Featured nonprofit partner: Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation
Dinner specials: Tex-Mex Carnitas Quesadilla, braised pork and jack
cheese filled flour tortilla grilled and topped with sour cream,
guacamole and cilantro. Served with fire roasted salsa and warm
Register your show car early for extra value!
Pre-Registration is $10 per vehicle; car entry includes admission for four that night, six ride tickets good for the carousel or the train, 10% off purchases at the Zoofari Market and 10% off at Kampala Café! Pre-Registration cut-off is 5pm the day before the event. Cars arrive at the front entrance of the Zoo between 4 pm and 5 pm. Space is limited; advance registration is recommended.
Registration after 5pm the day before the event is $10 per vehicle and includes four admissions for that night.
Call (916) 808-5888 to reserve your spot today! PLEASE NOTE: The VW car show on July 18 is full.
The summer weather was just about perfect for the thousands of visitors who came our for Twilight Thursdays!