• giraffe
  • cockatoo
  • rhino
  • skink
  • lemur

Events

ZooFest

Date:
May 25, 2019
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

Kick off summer right by joining the Zoo in our annual ZOOFEST celebration. We’ll have bouncy rides, games, animal encounters and more!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Behind the Scenes Tour

Date:
June 8, 2019
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 Saturday May 11th, June 8th, August 10th and Sept 14th.

Per-Person Cost:
$26/person
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

please call 309-681-3559

World Oceans Day

Date:
June 8, 2019
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

Our Oceans, Our Future! 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!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Breakfast with the…Rhinos

Date:
June 15, 2019
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.

Member Cost:
Member Adult $10 ; Member Child $7
Non-Member Cost:
Non-Member Adult $19 ; Non-Member Child $13
Minimum Number:
5
Maximum Number:
20
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

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

Adult Only Night at the Zoo (21+ Only)

Date:
June 21, 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 8:30 pm (Outside animals will be moved off exhibit 30 minutes before sunset.)
Details:

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 and Luthy Botanical Garden until twilight. Cash bar available (No outside alcohol allowed.)

Presale tickets available beginning May 1st.

Adult Cost:
$15 /person ($12/early bird price-before June 16th)
Age Restriction:
21 and over ONLY!

Breakfast with the…Giraffes

Date:
September 7, 2019
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.

Member Cost:
Member Adult $10 ; Member Child $7
Non-Member Cost:
Non-Member Adult $19 ; Non-Member Child $13
Minimum Number:
5
Maximum Number:
25
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

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