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Kids Quest

Kids’ Night Out, Parents’ Night Off!
5 to 9 pm
$65 per child, $60 for members

Calling all parents! Enjoy a fun night out (or a relaxing night in) while your kids enjoy the zoo at night! Each Kids Quest is led by full-time education staff, and activities include:

  • Guided night walk through the zoo
  • Themed crafts and movie
  • Free play with games and activities
  • Pizza dinner

Take the stress out of childcare and bring your kiddos to the zoo for a safe and fun night with the animals!

Upcoming Dates:
October 14, 2023
Theme: Animal Armor
Sold Out

November 11, 2023
Theme: Wild Colors 
Sold Out

Interested in a date that is sold out? Add your child to the Kids Quest Waitlist below!

Starlight Safari

Designed for families and groups, ages 5 and up
6 to 9 pm
$50 per person, $45 for members

Many of the zoo animals become more active at dusk, and a Starlight Safari program is the perfect way to witness it all.  You can enjoy and explore the nighttime zoo, but still go home and sleep in your own bed!

Nighttime activities included in a Starlight Safari:

  • Staff guided tour of the zoo: find out what the zoo animals get up to when the sun goes down.
  • Nighttime tour through the Reptile House: A unique experience only available during starlight safaris!
  • Discovery room: An educational classroom with pelts, skulls, and other animal biofacts.
  • Activities or crafts
  • A fun and interactive, live animal program.

Upcoming Dates:
Saturday, October 28, 2023
Theme: Adaptation Adventure

Saturday, November 18, 2023
Theme: Nocturnal Know-How

Tickets go on sale September 28 at noon.