Calendar of Events

December 8, 2012

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: Warthogs and Red River Hogs Off Exhibit

The following will be off exhibit while scheduled maintenance is performed:

Red River Hogs

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

Start: November 15, 2012 8:00 am
End: January 11, 2013 5:00 pm

Dallas Zoo Art Show: Paw Prints applications now being accepted

You are invited to apply to become one of only 200 fine art/fine craft artists who will be selected to participate in the inaugural Paw Prints Art Show at the Dallas Zoo.



This juried event will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12, 2013.

This annual May event is committed to deliverying a quality experience for both artists and Zoo patrons.  On average, the Dallas Zoo welcomes over 10,000 guests on May weekends and offers the perfect backdrop for art of all mediums.

Visit to open your free account and apply online to the Paw Prints Art Show.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2013.

Start: November 29, 2012 9:00 am
End: February 15, 2013 5:00 pm

Breakfast with Santa

Join Santa for breakfast at the Zoo and share your wish list with the jolly old elf. Kids will create holiday crafts to keep or to give. Enjoy the rest of the day at the Zoo after the event.

Location: Zoofari Food Court
Times: 9:00am – 11:00am

Event starts with the breakfast buffet at 9:00 AM. Activities will start at 9:30AM. The remainder of the day will be spent at your leisure enjoying the Dallas Zoo.


Members (Must show membership card for admission & Parking)
$22.99 Adults (ages 12-64)
$22.99 Kids (ages 3 – 11)
$22.99 Seniors (ages 65+)
FREE Infants (ages 1 – 2)

$29.99 Adults (ages 12 – 64)
$29.99 Kids (ages 3 – 11)
$29.99 Seniors (ages 65+)
FREE Infants (ages 1 – 2)

*All-Day Admission to the Dallas Zoo (9:00am – 4:00pm)
*Parking (one vehicle per reservation, additional parking passes $8.00 each)
Breakfast Buffet
Visit with Santa
Christmas Crafts – Age Appropriate Crafts
Cookie Decorating – Fresh Baked Cookies with Plenty of Icing and Toppings

For more information about cost or to make reservations, call 469.554.7470 or email


Start: December 8, 2012 9:00 am
End: December 8, 2012 5:00 pm
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