zootiniZOOTINI
Thursday, May 8
5:30-8:00

A variety of martinis (shaken, not stirred) are served by local celebrity bartenders at an after-hours event in Africa!  Taste signature martinis and walk the boardwalk with friends for a wonderful springtime evening event.  Martini tastings, appetizers, event-themed desserts, and live entertainment will all be provided. For more information, please call (309) 681-3500. 

 

Tickets: $50/each;  $45/each by April 28th!
Get tickets by clicking here ,
calling (309) 681-3500 or visiting the Safari Gift Shop at Peoria Zoo!

 

 

party

Party for the Planet
Sunday, Apr 27
11am-2 pm

From recycling to butterfly gardens, explore what simple ways you can help make the planet a better place. We’ll have animal encounters, games and earth friendly treats our animals will receive throughout the day.

 

 

Regular zoo admission applies.

 

princess

Princess and Pirate Day
Saturday, May 3
11:00am-2:00pm

Come explore the Zoo dressed in your royal outfit or your buccaneer best as we explore the world of princesses and pirates! Meet parrots and “dragons” up close, do a themed scavenger hunt throughout the Zoo for fun prizes, play games where you might have to “walk the plank” and so much more!

Regular zoo admission applies.

tea

Mother's Day Tea
Sunday, May 4
2-3 pm

Join us at the Zoo for a special Mother’s day treat. We’ll have tea and sandwiches along with crafts for the kids, animal encounters and scheduled talks throughout the Zoo.
Space is limited, so call to purchase your tickets today at 309-681-3559.

Tickets are
$11/non-member; $7/member

 

Mother's Day at the Zoo
Sunday, May 11

On Mother’s Day, we’re all kids at heart!
All moms will get in for the price of a child’s admission

 

floats

Father's and Floats
Sunday, June 8
2-3 pm

Join us at the Zoo for a special Father’s day treat. We’ll have ice cream floats, animal encounters and scheduled talks throughout the Zoo. Space is limited, so call to purchase your tickets today at 309-681-3559.

Tickets are
$11/non-member; $7/member

 

Father's Day at the Zoo
Sunday, June 15

On Father’s Day, we’re all kids at heart!
All dads will get in for the price of a child’s admission price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Calendar of Events

 

February

Feb 01    Year of the Horse

Feb 16    Romance at the Zoo

Feb 22    Jungle Jamboree

Feb 22    Behind the Scenes Tour

 

March

Mar 03    Wild Readers

Mar 06    Teacher CPDU class

Mar 15    Remarkable Reptiles

Mar 10    Arts and the Animal (Reptiles)

Mar 10    Nest Box Building

Mar 29    Behind the Scenes Tour

 

April

Apr 05    Breakfast with the MEERKATS

Apr 06    Breakfast with the MEERKATS

Apr 12    Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 14    Arts and the Animal (Mammal)

Apr 26    Behind the Scenes Tour

Apr 27    Party for the Planet

 

May

 

May 04    Mom's Day at the Zoo

May 11    MOTHER'S DAY

May 17    Breakfast with AUSSIE

May 18    Breakfast with AUSSIE

May 24    ZOO-FEST

 

June

June 08    Fathers and Floats

 

July

July 19    Winter in Summer

 

October

Oct 10-11 Howl-Zoo-Ween

 

December

Dec 06    Critter Christmas

 

 

KEEPER for a DAY
Ages 14+
8:30-11:30

keeper

Have a love of animals? Have you ever dreamed of being a keeper? Come out and experience it firsthand! You will start the day with a keeper in your preferred area and help them take care of the animals throughout the morning.
Dates must be mutually agreed upon, only 1 person per day. Keepers for a day receive a picture & certificate to remember their experience.

$150

Choose from the following 2 areas:
Reptiles (snakes and turtles) or Large Hoofstock (rhinos and giraffes)

Call to schedule at 309-681-3559.

 

 

ZOOTINI
Thursday, May 8
5:30-8:00

 

A variety of martinis (shaken, not stirred) are served by local celebrity bartenders at an after-hours event in Africa!  Taste signature martinis and walk the boardwalk with friends for a wonderful springtime evening event.  Martini tastings, appetizers, event-themed desserts, and live entertainment will all be provided. For more information, please call (309) 681-3500. 

Tickets: $50/each;  $45/each by April 28th!
Get tickets by clicking here ,
calling (309) 681-3500 or visiting the Safari Gift Shop at Peoria Zoo!

We would like to thank our generous vendors for helping us make this an unforgettable event:

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano
Cyd's Gourmet Kitchen, Café + Catering, Ltd.,
Hearth in the Heights
Hometown Wine and Spirits
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
Kelleher's Irish Pub & Eatery
Noir Tapas and Rendezvous Lounge
Publik House
Two25
Salt