Events

Zoo After Dark

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Date:
May 29, 2015
Time:
7:00-9:00 pm
Duration:
2 Hours
Details:

Interested in what goes on after the lights go out at the Zoo? Join us for this special tour as we talk about night houses, nocturnal animals and even meet some animals up close! Bring your family or bring a whole group, registration is required.

This class is offered April 24, May 29, August 28 and September 25 from 7:00-9:00pm.

Per-Person Cost:
$20
Minimum Number:
10
Maximum Number:
20
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call 309-681-3559

Behind the Scenes Tour

Behind the Scenes
Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
9:00 - 10:00 am
Details:

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 April 25, May 30, June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26, and October 31 at 9:00 am.

Non-Member Cost:
$22/person (includes Zoo Admission)
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

please call 309-681-3559

ZooFest

zoofest
Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

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!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Star Wars aka Luke I am your Father’s Day

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Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

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!

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Breakfast with the…Giraffes

Small Breakfast with giraffes
Date:
June 6, 2015
Time:
9:00-10:00
Details:

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 Giraffe breakfast is offered on Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th and Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th.

Member Cost:
$7.50
Non-Member Cost:
$15
Minimum Number:
5
Maximum Number:
20
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call (309) 681-3559 for questions or to make reservations.

Primate Day

primate day
Date:
June 6, 2015
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

Spider Monkeys, Mandrills, and YOU are just some of the primates we will discover through scavenger hunts, games, and much more!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Lego Day

lego day
Date:
June 27, 2015
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

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!

 

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Breakfast with the…Rhinos

rhino zebra
Date:
July 11, 2015
Time:
9:00-10:00
Details:

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 Rhino breakfast is offered on Saturday, July 11th and Sunday, July 12th.

Member Cost:
$7.50
Non-Member Cost:
$15
Minimum Number:
5
Maximum Number:
20
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call (309) 681-3559 for questions or to make reservations.