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 20th, June 17th, July 29th, August 19th, September 30th and Oct 21st at 9:00 am.
please call 309-681-3559
HOWL-ZOO-WEEN is held on both Friday October 13th & Saturday Oct 14th 5:30-8:30.
Calling all ghosts and ghouls, join us for our annual event. With a trick or treat trail through Africa, magic shows, a costume contest at 7:00 each night, and so much more, come out and enjoy this family friendly event. Lines are scary, purchase tickets early at the zoo gift shop.
ZOO BREW and WINE TOO
Socialize and sample a selection of beer and fine wine from local vendors as you explore Africa! after hours at Peoria Zoo. This unforgettable event also includes appetizers, dessert, a raffle, and live music. This event sold out last year, so don’t monkey around!
Event is for ages 21 and over. Questions? Call the PZS office at (309) 681-3500 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy a mini trick-or-treat trail, games, crafts, and spooky decorations! Even learn about bat conservation and what you can do to help this timeless Halloween icon!
Regular zoo admission applies.
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!