Don’t miss out on any of our exciting events during the month of July! Visitors can look forward to a returning favorite, as well as two all new events.
Wednesdays & Thursdays
Extended Zoo Hours: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Live Music: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Sunset Serenade is back for 2019 and even better than last year! The zoo will stay open late (until about 8:00pm), and guests can enjoy dinner and live music on the Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern lower patio. We can’t think of a better way to spend a summer evening!
Saturday, July 20th
Jingles’ 50th Birthday Celebration
Jingles the chimpanzee is turning 50 this year, and you’re invited to her birthday celebration! The keepers will decorate the chimp habitat for the occasion, and visitors can enjoy chimp themed games and activities.
*Event takes place during normal zoo hours and is included with admission at no additional cost.
Sunday, July 21st
Zoo Babies Day
Everyone loves baby animals! Unsurprisingly, Zoo Babies Day is one of our most popular events. We will post birth certificates around the zoo to highlight this year’s newest arrivals, and guests can learn through baby animal themed activities.
* Event takes place during normal zoo hours and is included with admission at no additional cost. Note: Visitors will not be able to touch or handle any baby animals during this event.
Saturday, July 27th & Sunday, July 28th
Christmas in July
Experience the magic of Christmas during the summertime with this all new holiday themed event! The zoo will be decorated, and Santa will even be here during his vacation from the North Pole.
* Event takes place during normal zoo hours and is included with admission at no additional cost.