Calendar of Events

December 18, 2014

Closure Notification: Carousel

The Endangered Species Carousel will be closed today for maintenance.

Start: December 18, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 18, 2014 4:00 pm

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

November 26, 2014

Dollar Day

It’s our last Dollar Day of the year! Each year before Thanksgiving, we offer $1 admission and $1 food/drink specials, too. It’s our way of showing our appreciation to our wonderful community for the support you give us throughout the year. And as a non-profit Zoo, we’re committed to giving everyone the chance to experience the majesty of the natural world. So load up the family, get out of the house for the day and come see the beautiful fall colors at the Dallas Zoo.

Special prices include:
$1 admission for ages 3 and older (free for 2 and under)
$1 selected snack items (canned drinks, hot dogs, and ice cream)
$1 nectar to feed the lorikeets
$2 Endangered Species Carousel
$5 giraffe feedings
$8 parking (limited)

Take the DART Red Line directly to the Zoo’s entrance to avoid traffic and start your adventure sooner.

Follow updates about Dollar Day and other Zoo events on social media:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DallasZoo
Twitter: @DallasZoo
Instagram: @dallaszoo
Blog: ZooHoo.DallasZoo.com

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

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 8, 2014

Half-day Group Photo Safari

Capture amazing shots of wild and exotic animals in their naturalistic habitats with Dallas Zoo staff photographer Cathy Burkey. With help from zookeepers and guidance and tips from Cathy, you’re guaranteed excellent photos of animals foraging for their breakfast, romping and playing, and exhibiting other natural behaviors. You’ll meet at 8 a.m. for a continental breakfast, then set out to explore some of the Zoo’s most interesting and charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention. The session concludes at noon, and participants are welcome to stay at the Zoo for the day.

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost per person: $45 for members; $55 for non-members

We are currently at capacity for this event and registration has been closed.  Please check back soon for our 2015 Photographic Adventures dates.

For more information or to make a reservation: Contact Cathy Burkey at 469-554-7423 or Cathy.Burkey@DallasZoo.com.

Start: November 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 8, 2014 12:00 pm
Cost: $45 for members; $55 for non-members

November 1, 2014

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
Address:
650 S RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75203, United States
Cost: Tickets - $500; Underwriting begins at $1,500

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

October 26, 2014

Halloween Nights

The Zoo is the most naturally frightening place for Halloween family fun during twilight hours!

Candy stations, costumed characters, Animal Adventures shows and more.

Tickets are $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket.

Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note that there is no free member parking for this event.

Buy Tickets

Start: October 26, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: ZooNorth at the Dallas Zoo
Phone: 469.554.7400
Address:
650 S RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75203, United States
Cost: $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket. Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note that there is no free member parking for this event.

October 25, 2014

Halloween Nights

The Zoo is the most naturally frightening place for Halloween family fun during twilight hours!

Candy stations, costumed characters, Animal Adventures shows and more.

Tickets are $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket.

Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note that there is no free member parking for this event.

Buy Tickets

Start: October 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: ZooNorth at the Dallas Zoo
Phone: 469.554.7400
Address:
650 S RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75203, United States
Cost: $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket. Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note that there is no free member parking for this event.

October 24, 2014

Halloween Nights

The Zoo is the most naturally frightening place for Halloween family fun during twilight hours!

Candy stations, costumed characters, Animal Adventures shows and more.

Tickets are $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket.

Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note that there is no free member parking for this event.

Buy Tickets

Start: October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: ZooNorth at the Dallas Zoo
Phone: 469.554.7400
Address:
650 S RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75203, United States
Cost: $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket. Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note that there is no free member parking for this event.
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