Calendar of Events

December 25, 2014

CLOSED: Christmas Day

The Dallas Zoo will be closed today, so that our staff may enjoy this time with their families.

Happy holidays to you and yours!

Start: December 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 25, 2014 4:00 pm

December 23, 2014

Snowfari Camp: Terrific Tracks

Have you ever wondered what animals have made their way through your backyard? Find out how to track an animal by looking for clues they leave behind and make your own track.
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Click below to register for “Terrific Tracks” based on your child’s current grade level:
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Or visit the Snowfari Camp page for more information and additional camp dates!

Start: December 23, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 23, 2014 3:00 pm

4th-5th Grade Camp H2O at the Children’s Aquarium

Travel the world by water!  Our camp explorers will spend their day learning about the different bodies of water in the world and why marine animals are important.

Register Today

Start: December 23, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 23, 2014 3:00 pm

December 22, 2014

Snowfari Camp: Trail Trekkers

Campers will learn how explorers locate new species in the wild. Make real discoveries, meet new animals, and become true trail trekkers!
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Click below to register for “Trail Trekkers” based on your child’s current grade level:
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Or visit the Snowfari Camp page for more information and additional camp dates!

Start: December 22, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 22, 2014 3:00 pm

K-1st Grade Camp H2O at the Children’s Aquarium

Travel the world by water!  Our camp explorers will spend their day learning about the different bodies of water in the world and why marine animals are important.

Register Today

Start: December 22, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 22, 2014 3:00 pm

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
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