Wednesday, August 21st Update: Due to the inclement weather, tonight’s Sunset Serenade event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience!
Wednesdays & Thursdays
Starting June 12, 2019
Extended Zoo Hours: 5:00pm to dusk
Live Music: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
*Sunset Serenade is weather permitting.
Explore the zoo after-hours and enjoy live music Wednesday and Thursday evenings this summer!
Sunset Serenade is returning for 2019! Relax with a drink and appetizer and enjoy live music on Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern’s lower patio every Wednesday and Thursday night starting June 12th. A weekly live music schedule will be available at Galliford’s website.
Our zoo will also be open late during Sunset Serenade!
See extended hours information below to learn more.
Extended Hours Information
Admission from 5:00pm to dusk:
$15/person ages 3+
Free for members of EARTH Ltd
*Coupons and other discounts cannot be applied to admission purchased after 5:00pm.
Our main entrance closes at 5:00pm. Sunset Serenade extended hours admission will be available to purchase online or in Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern after 5:00pm. Guests can only enter and exit through Galliford’s during Sunset Serenade.
Purchase Sunset Serenade Admission Online
Note: Sunset Serenade tickets are only valid after 5:00pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays during our Sunset Serenade event. Sunset Serenade admission cannot be used to visit the zoo during our normal hours of 10:00am-5:00pm. If you visit the zoo during our normal hours on a Wednesday or Thursday and wish to stay for Sunset Serenade, you do not need to purchase Sunset Serenade tickets. Admission is not required if you only want to eat at Galliford’s and do not enter the zoo.
If I visit that day during normal hours, can I stay for Sunset Serenade?
Those visiting the zoo earlier in the day who wish to stay for Sunset Serenade can remain in the zoo and do not need to purchase extended hours admission.
What will be open?
The Petting Zoo will remain open until 8:30pm and the indoor Reptile, Amphibian, & Insect Exhibit will remain open until 8:00pm. Food venues, gift shops, rides, and other attractions will be closed. Please be aware that some animals go indoors after 5:00pm, so a few species may not be out.
Do I need to purchase admission just to enjoy the music on the patio?
Guests who wish to just sit outside on the Galliford’s patio and enjoy the live music do not need to purchase admission. Admission is only required for those that want to enter the zoo.