Twilight Thursdays Return to the Sacramento Zoo
Enjoy Thursday Evenings at the Zoo in June and July!

WHAT’S HAPPENING: During the summer months of June and July, the Zoo will stay open late for extended summertime entertainment on Thursdays. As the heat of the day wears off and dusk begins to settle, come enjoy seven themed Thursdays filled with hot cars, live music, good food and cool drinks.

General Zoo admission gets you in for these evenings of fun! If you're a Sacramento Zoo member, free admission is one of your membership benefits!

WHERE: Sacramento Zoo, at the corner of Land Park Dr. and Sutterville Rd. in William Land Park.

WHEN: Every Thursday from June 6 through July 25 except the Fourth of July. Music starts at 5:30 pm with the last admission ticket sold at 7:30 pm; guests may stay on grounds until 8 pm.

Twilight Thursday band and car show

Bring your own picnic basket or your family can enjoy the evening’s $9.95 Dinner Special. Kampala Cafe’s classic choices will also be available. Please note that alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the Zoo but
can be purchased inside.

  June 6 – Hot Rods
  Live music by: The Count
  Featuring: Hot Rods
  Dinner Special: Classic drive-in

  June 13 – Eighties
  Live music by: The Mach 5
  Featuring: Muscle Cars
  Dinner Special: Detroit’s favorite Coney Island Dog

  June 20 – Across the Pond
  Live music by: Because
  Featuring: British and Euro Cars
  Dinner Special: British Pub Grub and Fish-n-Chips

  June 27 – Blues
  Live music by: Mick Martin
  Featuring: Vintage Trailers and 30’s - 50’s cars
  Dinner Special: Memphis Soul Food

  July 11 – Rockabilly
  Live music by: The Nickel Slots
  Featuring: Kustoms and Rat Rods
  Dinner Special: Southern BBQ

  July 18 – Volkswagens
  Live music by: ZuhG
  Featuring: VW’s
  Dinner Special: German Street Food

  July 26 – Old Skool Groove
  Live music by: East Wind
  Featuring: Lowriders
  Dinner Special: Tex Mex

Sacramento Zoo – Wildly Inspiring!

Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 500 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 $11.25; children ages 2-11 are $7.25 and one 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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