Twilight Thursdays at the Sacramento Zoo
Extend Your Fun at the Zoo on Thursdays in June and July!

Every Thursday from June 17 through July 29, the Zoo will stay open until 8 pm for extended summer time enjoyment. Seven Thursdays of hot cars, live music, good food and cool drinks. Dinner and evening drink specials will be available for purchase, and you can check out live music featuring local bands and car shows.

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Twilight Thursday Schedule

June 17 - Bugs & Beetles VWs

Live music by: Indestructible Band 80’s cover band
Featuring a VW car show
Dinner Special: Half a BBQ chicken with sweet corn on the cobb and baked 
   potato salad. $9.95
Local Nonprofit: Women's Empowerment

June 24 - Grandparent's Night

Live music by: The Detours
Featuring a 50’s-60s Classic Car Show
Dinner Special: Memphis-style pulled pork slyders with country slaw and 
   onion rings. $9.95
Local Nonprofits: WEAVE, California Auto Museum

July 1 - Red, White and Blues

Live music by: Mick Martin & the Blues Rockers
Featuring a Muscle Cars and Harleys
Dinner Special: Blue cheese bacon burger served with red & white fries. $9.95

July 8 - British Night

Live music by: Because: A tribute to the Beatles
Featuring a British Car Show
Dinner Special: English pub-style fish-n-chips with house made tarter sauce.

July 15 - Kickin’ It Old Skool

Live music by: East Wind
Featuring a Low-rider car show featuring The Dukes Car Club
Dinner Special: Tri-tip sandwich with roasted red pepper aioli and sweet potato
   fries. $10.95

July 22 - Rockabilly Night

Live music by: The Nickel Slots
Featuring a Rat Rod Car Show
Dinner Special: Southern fried chicken and waffles. $9.95
Local Nonprofit: Next Generation Golf Foundation

July 29 - Hot Rods Night

Live music by: Q Balls
Featuring a Hot Rods Car Show
Dinner Special: 17 hour Texas brisket sandwich wtih tobacco onions. $10.95
Local Nonprofit: Sacramento SPCA

Bring your own picnic basket or your family can enjoy the evening’s Dinner Special. Kampala Cafe’s classic choices will also be available.

Interested car show participants call 916-808-5888 to register.

Sacramento Zoo – Wildly Inspiring!

Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to over 450 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $11.00; children ages 3-12 are $7.00 and two and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit

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