Dinos After Dark

Dinos After Dark

Friday, September 27, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
5:30 to 8 pm*
*At dusk, portions of the zoo will be closed off for safety.


Ticket Prices

*Sacramento Zoo members receive $3 off per ticket

Stegosaurus under moon

Dinos After Dark:
General: $16.50
Children (ages 2-11): $11.50
Children ages 0-1: Free

Parasaurolophus eating vegetation

Dining with Dinos (includes Dinos After Dark admission):
General: $25
Children (ages 2-11): $20
Children ages 0-1: Free

Don’t miss Dinos After Dark and Dining with Dinos – Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 from 5:30 – 8 pm at the Sacramento Zoo. Round up the family and roam the grounds of the Sacramento Zoo after hours – you never know who you might see – from amazing animals from around the globe to life-like animatronic dinosaurs around every turn! Dinos After Dark will also feature dinosaur-themed stage shows, special guest appearances, music and a Dino Disco, educational speakers and more!

PLEASE NOTE: DINING WITH DINOS DINNER UPGRADE IS SOLD OUT (General Dinos After Dark tickets still on sale). Come for the animals, stay for the food. Upgrade to a Dining with Dinos ticket to add a special dinosaur-themed all-you-can-eat dinner to your evening. Beer and wine also available for purchase.

Dinosaur Information

Dining with Dinos Menu

Adult Menu

BBQ Raptor Legs
BBQ pork shanks, slow roasted in house BBQ sauce

Roasted Pterodactyl Breasts
Seasoned and roasted Airline chicken breast topped with Rosemary gravy

Herbivore Salad
Mixed greens, pepperoncinis, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and kalamata olives tossed in a Tuscan dressing

Omnivore Salad
Mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, grilled chicken, cucumber, shredded carrot and served with Ranch on the side

Herbivore Cups
Celery and carrot sticks with hummus

Dinosaur Eggs
Classic deviled egg, paprika garnish
Loaded deviled egg with chopped celery, and topped with bacon

Prehistoric Potatoes
Cheddar and roasted garlic Mashed potatoes

Child’s Menu – 12 and Under

Chicken Nuggets
Crispy chicken nuggets

Tyrannosaurus Pizza
Tyrannosaurus-shaped naan bread topped with classic tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and parmesan

Stegosaurus Spikes
Watermelon wedges

Prehistoric Dirt Cups
Chocolate pudding and Oreo cookie crumble

If opting out of the Dining with Dinos portion, a limited menu will be available through Kampala Café. 

Dinosaur silhouettes designed by Freepik