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Sleep at the Zoo


Family and Overnight Safari programs are fun-filled educational evenings including a guided tour of what the nighttime zoo has to offer. This is a perfect opportunity to see animal behaviors you may not have seen before.

During your overnight safari you will:

  • Take a twilight tour of the zoo
  • Watch animals receive enrichments
  • Meet animal ambassadors up close
  • Enjoy songs, stories and a snack during an evening program
  • Listen to the sounds of the wild as you fall asleep under the stars
  • Enjoy a grab-and-go breakfast snack

Family Overnight Safaris

We are postponing our Family Overnight registration until further notice. If you would like to be on our camp mailing list, please follow this link and add your contact information. Thank you for your continued support of our Education Programs.

Set dates for families or friend groups of 2 or more.
A grab-and-go breakfast snack is included.
Sac Zoo members: $55 per person
Non-members: $65 per person
Scout groups are welcome at all overnights. However, this year we have two specific scout nights: June 19 and July 18!

2020 Family Overnight Dates

Friday, June 19*
Saturday, June 27
Saturday, July 11
Saturday, July 18*
Friday, July 24
Saturday, August 1
Friday, August 7

*We have specific overnights this year for scouts of all kinds – see the asterisked dates above!

Are you a Sacramento Zoo member?
Register for the website to receive member discounts. Test your registration here.

Group Overnight Safaris

Flexible dates for groups of 50-100.
Meets California State Science Frameworks for all grades.
Grab and go breakfast included.
Groups of 50 people or more: $55 per person
Dates are reserved via a request form

Questions about overnight safaris? Email the Reservation Specialist or call 916-808-8814.

Want to experience the nighttime zoo without sleeping here? Check out the Starlight Safari program for classes, groups or birthdays.

Overnight Safari