Press Room
June 8, 2018

Featuring free train and carousel rides, Zookeeper Chats, activity stations and more.

Niabi Zoo will host an exclusive Members Only Night on Thursday, July 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event is free to members and those that become members by July 20.

“This is one of the few opportunities the zoo is open in the evening and the crowds are clear,” said Lee Jackson, Niabi Zoo director. “It’s our way of thanking our loyal members for their support and contributions to the zoo.”

In addition to their standard free admission and parking, members can also expect free access to:

  • Train and carousel rides
  • Bounce house and activities
  • Giveaway for kids
  • Special Zookeeper Chats
  • Pollinator station to explore and play
  • Zoo Naturalists talks at various animal habitats
  • Animal meet and greets
  • Special appearances by Niabi’s Bobby the Bobcat

And special prices for:

  • Face painting
  • Gift shop specials
  • Concession stand specials

To attend, guests must become members and RSVP to the event by July 20.

“We have various membership packages that cater to anyone from an individual, to single parent, to family of six and more,” said Scarlet Behrens, Niabi Zoo membership director. “Every package comes with a variety of perks including discounts to birthday parties and merchandise, and even free admission to over 50 zoos and aquariums around the country.”

Members also receive free admission and parking throughout the regular Zoo season.

Member registration must be completed by July 20 for participation in Members Only Night.

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