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November 2016

Dollar Day

November 23, 2016
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Join us Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 for our annual fall Dollar Day, featuring $1 admission and dollar deals. Dollar Day is the Zoo’s way of showing its appreciation to the community for support throughout the year. It makes the Zoo available for everyone and provides an affordable experience the entire family can enjoy. Special deals include: • $1 admission (free for 2 and under and Zoo members) • $1 selected snack items • $1 nectar to feed the lorikeets •…

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December 2016
$7

PENGUIN DAYS BEGINS: $7 ADMISSION Dec. 1 – Feb. 28

December 1, 2016
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Winter is coming, and so are Penguin Days! Everyone age 3 and up, including adults and seniors, can visit the African penguins and all the other animals at the Dallas Zoo for just $7 per person during the months of December, January and February. Think of it as our holiday gift to you!

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$15 - $20

CANCELLED: Family Zoo Adventures: Holiday Enrichment Extravaganza

December 3, 2016 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Update: The Dec. 3 Family Zoo Adventure program has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Visit our events calendar to see other upcoming events and activities! Families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together during the ALL NEW Family Zoo Adventure Saturday Programs! Each monthly session will focus on a different theme and include activity stations, animal encounters, and special zoo tours that will make learning fun for young and old alike. Activities are developed for families with youth…

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$15 - $20

Homeschool Family Zoo Adventures: Holiday Enrichment Extravaganza

December 7, 2016 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Homeschool students and families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together during the ALL NEW Family Zoo Adventure program! Each session will focus on a different theme and include activity stations, animal encounters, and special zoo tours that will make learning fun for young and old alike. Activities are developed for families with youth between 4 and 12. Family Zoo Adventures begin at 9:15 a.m. and end at 11:15 a.m. December 7th – Homeschool Holiday Enrichment Extravaganza. Come celebrate…

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$20

CANCELED: Family Safari Night Hike

December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ZooNorth at the Dallas Zoo, 650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Note: Due to forecast low temperatures, the Dec. 9 Family Safari Night Hike has been canceled. 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. Cost: $20 per person We cannot accommodate special events/requests such as birthday parties, reunions, etc. Maximum 40 participants per night.…

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PokéWild Weekend: Catch Pokémon & Save Wildlife

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Roam the Zoo in search of Pokémon and visit 10 conservation stations focused on actions you can take to help create a better world for animals. We’ll drop lures throughout the day to guide you to the stations and help you “catch ‘em all.” Learn about the Dallas Zoo’s work to help save animals from extinction, and pledge your support to engage in behaviors that help protect animals both locally and globally. Guests can take home conservation cards featuring a…

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PokéWild Weekend: Catch Pokémon & Save Wildlife

December 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Roam the Zoo in search of Pokémon and visit 10 conservation stations focused on actions you can take to help create a better world for animals. We’ll drop lures throughout the day to guide you to the stations and help you “catch ‘em all.” Learn about the Dallas Zoo’s work to help save animals from extinction, and pledge your support to engage in behaviors that help protect animals both locally and globally. Guests can take home conservation cards featuring a…

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Free with admission

Jenny’s 40th Birthday Celebration

December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Our fabulous elephant Jenny is turning 40 and we're throwing her a party worth trumpeting about! Come watch Jenny devour a veggie cake, then sign her birthday card and listen to a special keeper chat celebrating her life. Kids can take home a coloring page featuring Jenny and learn about the work being done to protect African elephants around the world. The events and activities will take place at the Simmons Safari Base Camp in the Giants of the Savanna.…

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$15 - $20

Wild About Art

December 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Calling all creative animal lovers! Come join us in our new art class for children ages 5-8 years. Your blossoming artist will explore their creative side using a variety of materials and art techniques, while being led in an animal-inspired project by a Dallas Zoo instructor. Participants will also experience a different Zoo tour and enjoy an up-close animal encounter with each session. Zoo Member: $15 per child Non-Member: $20 per child

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Wild Earth Action Day: Christmas Bird Count

December 17, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Join the Wild Earth Action Team to help save birds as we participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count, Saturday, Dec. 17 from 1:30–3:30 p.m. Christmas Bird Count is the oldest citizen science initiative in the world with tens of thousands of people participating in over 2,000 counts across the hemisphere. We will count native birds on the Dallas Zoo campus from 1:30–3:30 pm.  Birders of all ages and skill levels are welcome and pre-registration is required. (Binoculars are useful…

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