Zoo hours for 2024: The zoo is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last entry is at 4 p.m. The zoo is closed on Mondays, except for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous Peoples Day. Please note that some exhibits are closed due to construction. For more information, visit 'Plan Your Visit' - 'Hours & Pricing'. (dismiss)
Dine with the Animals

Registration information

  • All events are pre-registration only. We are unable to accommodate walk-ins since each event is catered according to specific guest numbers.
  • Registrations must be received, at the latest, 14 days prior to the event in order to attend.
  • On-line payment must be made upon registration. All participants age 3 years and older will require a paid admission.
  • Guests will receive an email confirmation (and receipt) securing their place on our guest list.
  • Guests will check in at the Zoo Discovery Center reception desk upon arrival.


22jun8:30 am10:00 amBreakfast with the GiraffeHave breakfast with the tallest land mammal on earth8:30 am - 10:00 am(GMT-05:00)


13jul8:30 am10:00 amBreakfast with the ReptilesMeet our scaly friends up close!8:30 am - 10:00 am(GMT-11:00)


24aug8:30 am10:00 amBreakfast with the Painted DogsJoin the pack for a breakfast buffet8:30 am - 10:00 am(GMT-05:00)


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14dec8:30 am10:00 amBreakfast with Santa PawsBring your holiday cheer & meet Santa Paws!8:30 am - 10:00 am(GMT-11:00)

15dec11:00 am12:30 pmBrunch with Santa PawsBring your Holiday cheer & meet Santa Paws11:00 am - 12:30 pm(GMT-06:00)


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