Calendar of Events

December 31, 2013

Snowfari Camp – Crittergrams

Grade Levels: PreK, K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th

Have you ever heard that a picture is worth a thousand words?  Campers will find out how ancient cultures used images of animals in their earliest forms of writing.  Delve into the past and unlock stories told through the language of pictures and symbols. 

 

Don’t forget about our 5% multiple camp discount!

Single Day Camp 9 am – 3 pm

  • $40/day (Zoo Members)
  • $45/day (Non-members)

Beforecamp available 8 am – 9 am

  • $5/day (Zoo Members)
  • $6/day (Non-members)

Aftercamp* available 3 pm – 6 pm (*Aftercamp is not available on December 31)

  • $10/day (Zoo Members)
  • $12/day (Non-members)

Start: December 31, 2013 9:00 am
End: December 31, 2013 3:00 pm

December 30, 2013

Snowfari Camp – Animal Totems

Grade Levels: PreK, K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th

Investigate the strengths and characteristics of animals admired by Native Americans and that deeply inspired their connection to nature.  Campers will create their own animal totem art and learn about some inspirational animals that call the Dallas Zoo home!      

 

Don’t forget about our 5% multiple camp discount!

Single Day Camp 9 am – 3 pm

  • $40/day (Zoo Members)
  • $45/day (Non-members)

Beforecamp available 8 am – 9 am

  • $5/day (Zoo Members)
  • $6/day (Non-members)

Aftercamp* available 3 pm – 6 pm (*Aftercamp is not available on December 31)

  • $10/day (Zoo Members)
  • $12/day (Non-members)

Start: December 30, 2013 9:00 am
End: December 30, 2013 3:00 pm

December 27, 2013

Snowfari Camp – Stars Over the Savanna

Grade Levels:  PreK, K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th

Astronomers and stargazers have given life to the stars by recognizing animal imagery in constellations.  Campers turn their eyes skyward and learn to identify a lion, a scorpion, a crab, a dolphin, and bears in the stars, and then meet some real-life inspirations in the Zoo!

 

Don’t forget about our 5% multiple camp discount!   

Single Day Camp 9 am – 3 pm

  • $40/day (Zoo Members)
  • $45/day (Non-members)

Beforecamp available 8 am – 9 am

  • $5/day (Zoo Members)
  • $6/day (Non-members)

Aftercamp* available 3 pm – 6 pm (*Aftercamp is not available on December 31)

  • $10/day (Zoo Members)
  • $12/day (Non-members)

 

Start: December 27, 2013 9:00 am
End: December 27, 2013 3:00 pm

December 14, 2013

Annual Meeting of the Members

DZS annual meeting of the members will be Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the ZooNorth Flamingo Room.

As a member, you are invited to attend the annual meeting and to participate in the election of the board of directors. Reservations are required.  Please call 469.554.7400 to RSVP or to ask questions.

 

Thank you for being a member of the Dallas Zoo!

Start: December 14, 2013 10:00 am
End: December 14, 2013 12:00 pm

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 7 and 14, 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 14, 2013 9:00 am
End: December 14, 2013 4:00 pm

December 10, 2013

WE ARE OPEN!

We’ve spent another day working on ice cleanup and officially reopened at noon today. Because of cold temps, animal visibility will be limited and the Monorail Safari won’t be running. Other areas of the Zoo may be affected, too, depending on conditions. Come see us if you have cabin fever!

Start: December 10, 2013 12:00 pm
End: December 10, 2013 4:00 pm

December 9, 2013

CLOSED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER

After much consideration regarding the safety of guests and employees, we have made the decision to remain closed today (Monday, December 9).  We will continue to keep everyone updated as we monitor road conditions and weather across the Metroplex.  We appreciate your patience and understanding!  See you after the thaw!

Start: December 9, 2013 12:00 pm
End: December 9, 2013 4:00 pm

December 7, 2013

SHED YOUR WINTER COAT

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 7 and 14, 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 7, 2013 9:00 am
End: December 7, 2013 4:00 pm

November 27, 2013

Dollar Day presented by MetroPCS

Dollar Day presented by MetroPCS November 27, 2013

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 27, 2013 9:00 am
End: November 27, 2013 4:00 pm
Cost: $1 admission and $1 treats available all day!

October 30, 2013

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: Giraffe Feeding Area

Due to construction and maintenance, the giraffe feeding area will be closed. 

In the event of delays due to weather, the most up-to-date information can be found here at DallasZoo.com.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Date: October 30, 2013
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