Upcoming Events

November 1, 2014

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: Wilds of Africa and Giants of the Savanna

SPECIAL NOTICE:  Due to the following closures – admission will be $8 for all guests on this date.


As we prepare for our annual fundraising gala, Zoo To Do, the following exhibits and areas will be closed today:


  • Wilds of Africa
    • Penguins
    • Animal Adventures Stage
    • Monorail Safari
    • Gorilla Research Station
    • Chimpanzees
    • Nile Crocodiles
  • Giants of the Savanna
    • Elephants
    • Giraffes
    • Lions
    • Cheetahs
    • Serengeti Grill
Start: November 1, 2014 9:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 4:00 pm

Zoo To Do 23: Jewels of the Kalahari

Guests will stroll through the Giants of the Savanna exhibit sampling exquisite dishes from over twenty-five of Dallas’s premier chefs and restaurants while enjoying interactive animal demonstrations and musical entertainment.  Following dinner, guests will move to the Wilds of Africa plaza for a live auction and will dance the night away with music from Emerald City!

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Dallas Zoo's Giants of the Savanna
Phone: 469.554.7470
650 S RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75203, United States
Cost: Tickets - $500; Underwriting begins at $1,500

November 15, 2014

Family Safari Night Hike

Designed just for families! Join us for a Dallas Zoo Family Safari Night Hike and experience the fascinating world of animals after-dark! Enjoy an unforgettable evening with a special Zoo tour, fun-filled activities, and an opportunity to see some of our Education animals up-close. Minimum age is 5 years old.


Start: November 15, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 15, 2014 8:00 pm

November 26, 2014

Dollar Day

The Dallas Zoo shows its appreciation to the community for its support with dollar deals and $1 admission all day. Take the DART Red Line to the Zoo entrance to avoid traffic and start your adventure sooner.

Start: November 26, 2014 9:00 am
End: November 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Cost: $1 admission for everyone; Parking $8 per vehicle

December 6, 2014

Shed Your Winter Coat

The Zoo Unto Others employee volunteer team at the Dallas Zoo is sponsoring the “Shed Your Winter Coat” coat drive to benefit clients of The Stewpot, a barrier-free resource center for the homeless and at-risk of Dallas.

The coat drive takes place on Saturday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring a new or gently used coat, blanket, or sleeping bag and receive FREE admission to the Dallas Zoo that day for each item donated.

Start: December 6, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 6, 2014 4:00 pm
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