Good Night Zoo

The day is ending and it is time for many Zoo animals to get ready for bed and for others to start waking up! Join us as we say “good night” to some daytime animals and “good morning” to those starting their night shift during up-close encounters, and hiking the Zoo.

Registration Opens March 5th


Date: April 16, April 17, May 8, May 28, June 26
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cost: $35 member/40 non-member

Note: For families with children 5 years old and up. At least one adult must register with and accompany each family group.

The maximum number of attendees is 40. Attendees will be grouped into 10 or fewer and paired with an instructor.

NEW! Private Cart Tours

Coming Soon!

Imagine spending an evening at the Zoo on your own private tour! These 1.5 hour, choose-your-own-adventure-styled programs begin with a private animal encounter around the campfire before heading out with a Zoo Educator for your own, guided, after-hours Tour! Guests are transported between destinations of their choosing in a golf cart that can accommodate groups of up to 6 participants.

This program is open to groups with ages 12+. Children under 18 must be accompanied with an adult.

Learn More

Do you want to learn more about Zoo History? Or perhaps our incredible sustainability program? Maybe you want to be inspired by in-situ conservation and how our Zoo is helping all around the world. Whatever it is, your Tour Guide will take your group on a dynamic, personalized experience around the Zoo! Perfect for those looking for an insider view, special celebrations, and more!

This unique offering is not a behind-the-scenes tour. All areas of the Zoo may not be visited.

Date/Time: Thursdays – Saturdays, starting at either 4:30pm or 5:30pm

Cost: $600 per program

Payment: Credit card, check, purchase order; due within two weeks of registering.

Duration: 90 minutes

Group Capacity: 6 person group

Audience: This experience is meant for ages 12+. All groups must include an adult.

Mobility: For those with mobility concerns, cart tours may be the ideal way to learn about our Zoo! Please note there may be times when your party will need to move on/off the cart and walk a short distance.

Note:  Submitting this request does not guarantee that the date and time you have requested will be fulfilled. A member of the Education Department will be in contact with you in 2-5 days of your request to confirm your date and time or to suggest another date and time. Once you have booked an experience, you have secured your exclusive reservation. If you do not attend on your scheduled date or cancel within 48 hours of your tour date, no refunds will be issued.

CALL OR EMAIL: 513-559-7767 OR [email protected]