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The zoo hosts many events throughout the year from educational programs, themed days that are included with zoo admission and special ticketed fundraising events. See our most popular keynote events on the event calendar below or explore the calendar.

2020

Due to COVID-19 precautions, many of the zoo’s signature events were canceled this year. Check back soon – we hope to bring these events back in 2021 and beyond! 

Dates to Note
Zoo closed – Nov 26
Zoo closed – Dec 24
Zoo closed – Dec 25

 

Fundraising Events
Auction 2020
Sep 22 to 29
Wild Nature Institute Virtual Fundraiser – Dec 3

Member Events
Member Evening – Jul 30
Member Shopping Days – Dec 11, 12 & 13


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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Giraffe Encounter 10:00 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Get eye-to-eye with the giraffes at the Tall Wonders of Africa viewing deck! Purchase the opportunity to feed the giraffes – a great chance to get the perfect photo and a quick moment to chat about these amazing creatures. Daily at 10:00am* Purchase tickets at the giraffe deck at $5.00 per person. Credit card only. Masks are required for everyone age 3 and above while on the viewing deck during the encounter. *Encounters are giraffe and weather dependent.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.

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