NO HOME SCHOOL CLASSES SCHEDULED May-July.
Home School classes will resume in August.
Registration is required. Please call (309) 681-3559 to make reservations.
Behind the Scenes Tour
How much do rhinos weigh? Where do giraffes sleep? All this and more will be answered during our behind the scenes tours. This hour long tour will take you into areas the public doesn’t normally get to see, you can learn more about the animals and how we care for them. Offered May 28, June 18, July 23, August 20, September 24 and Oct 22 at 9:00 am.
please call 309-681-3559
Kick off summer right by joining the Zoo in our annual ZOOFEST celebration. Join us at 1:00 as we move the Chinese Alligator to her summer exhibit (weather permitting). We’ll have bouncy rides, games, animal encounters and more!
Spider Monkeys, Mandrills, and YOU are just some of the primates we will discover through scavenger hunts, games, and much more!
World Oceans Day
Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet! Come out to the Zoo as to learn how important the ocean and waterways are to our future and what we can do to help!
Breakfast with the…Tigers
Our popular series is back, with new breakfast opportunities.
Join us for a light breakfast while learning about the animal of the day. Then head down to their exhibit and see the featured animal enjoy their breakfast too! This is perfect for the entire family, enjoy breakfast and then head out and see the rest of the Zoo.
The Tiger breakfast is offered on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th.
Please call (309) 681-3559 for questions or to make reservations.
Adult Only Night at the Zoo (21+ Only)
Grab your significant other, friends, co-workers, and leave the kids at home! This is an adult only event, featuring a cash bar, keeper chats, and animal meet and greets! Guest can enjoy an adult beverage while strolling through the Zoo until twilight. Cash bar available (No outside alcohol allowed.)
$15/person ($12/person before June 11) Presale tickets available May 1st, 2016 at the gift shop
Star Wars aka Luke I am your Father’s Day
Calling all Jedis, Wookies, and Rebels out to the Zoo for a day dedicated just to YOU! Enjoy Star Wars themed games, crafts, and a scavenger hunt!
Zoo To Do
Spend the evening mingling with the animals of Africa! while you enjoy our signature cocktail and live music. A silent auction, live auction, and raffle will be available. As part of this event, we will be honoring those who have supported the mission of Peoria Zoo, including Henry “Chappie” Chapman and The Junior League of Peoria.
This special event will include a multi-course gourmet dinner prepared by Chef Ryan Dunkle of Two25 Restaurant featuring Filet Mignon with Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes and Asparagus Bundles.
Sponsors: Advanced Media Partners, LLC, Autohaus of Peoria, Bremer Jewelry, Heaven on Earth, Heeren Event Rentals, Ginny & Dave Gill, Growing Smiles, Soderstrom Skin Institute.
VIP Tickets available: VIP access begins at 5:30 PM. VIP guests will receive a commemorative glass and a special animal experience.
Questions, Call Peoria Zoological Society at 681-3500 or email email@example.com
When it comes to Legos, everyone is a child at heart! Bring you favorite Lego master to the Zoo to build, play, and grow their love of Legos with a zoo spin of course!