• giraffe
  • cockatoo
  • rhino
  • skink
  • lemur

Events

National Author’s Day

Date:
November 1, 2018
Time:
Regular business hours.
Details:

Two-for-One Day at the Peoria PlayHouse and Peoria Zoo!

Discover amazing books about animals and more at the Zoo AND PlayHouse.  Buy admission at one facility on November 1 and get same-day admission to the other for free.

 

ZOO BREW, WINE and Spirit TOO

Date:
November 1, 2018
Time:
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Details:

Socialize and sample a variety of beer and wine as you explore Africa! after hours at Peoria Zoo. This event also includes appetizers, dessert, a raffle, and live music.  This event sold out last year, so don’t monkey around!

VIP Tequila Tasting Ticket: $75/person — New this year, guests have the opportunity to enhance their experience with a VIP Ticket. During the event, VIP ticket holders will have access to taste a selection of quality sipping tequilas

Event is for ages 21 and over. Questions? Call the PZS office at (309) 681-3500 or e-mail at pzs@peoriaparks.org 

 

Advance Ticket Cost:
Tickets will be available on September 1st. Cost will be $55 / ticket before October 1st.
At the Door Ticket Cost :
Cost will be $60 / ticket after October 1st.
Age Restriction:
Ages: 21 & older

Critter Christmas

Date:
December 8, 2018
Time:
9:00-11:00 am
Duration:
2 hours
Details:

Enjoy Christmas Zoo style! Enjoy a light breakfast and crafts with Santa in our lodge from 9:00-11:00, and then head out into the Zoo. Starting at 10:00, our animals will get gifts here at the Zoo that you can watch them enjoy. Santa will be making a visit too, so don’t miss a chance to make sure he’s got you on the “nice” list! Everyone from meerkats to lions to tigers will receive special treats throughout the day. Special thanks to the Ol Dairy Barn Christmas Tree Farms in Trivoli for the Christmas trees.

Buy tickets ahead of time and skip the line!

Member Cost:
Member Adult $9 ; Member Child $6
Non-Member Cost:
Non-Member Adult $18 ; Non-Memebr Child $12