Skip to content

Camp Out at the Zoo

Spend the night at the Zoo and enjoy exclusive, behind-the-scenes access.

When

6:30 pm to 10:00 am the following morning

Who

Ages 5+

Bring the whole family, and spend an unforgettable night at the Zoo. Overnight activities include a guided tour of the zoo, animal encounters, s’mores by the campfire, complimentary breakfast, plus you’ll experience the magic of the Zoo at night!

We are pleased to offer 2 overnight experiences:

Family Campout Overnight
  • Guided walking tour of the entire zoo
  • Group activities
  • Animal encounters
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes experience
  • S’mores by the campfire
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary giraffe feeding
Lights Out Overnight
  • Guided walking tour of the entire zoo
  • Group activities
  • Animal encounters
  • S’mores by the campfire
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary giraffe feeding

Pricing

Family Campout Overnight 
  • $80 per adult
  • $65 per child
Lights Out Overnight
  • $55 per person
Dallas Zoo Members receive discounts on select programs.
Login to your account to view member pricing.

Overnight activities include a guided tour of the zoo, a special behind-the-scenes tour, animal encounters, s’mores by the campfire, complimentary breakfast, plus you’ll experience the magic of the Zoo at night!

Overnight Information Packet

Overnight Guidelines and FAQs

Good to Know:

  • Overnight programs are designed for ages 5 and up.
  • Sleeping areas are determined day of event and are based on weather. All guests should be prepared for either indoor or outdoor sleeping.
  • You have the option to purchase an entire tent (sleeps 10 people max.). Contact our Education Department at 469.554.7300 or Education@DallasZoo.com for more information.
  • Reservations must be made at least two (2) weeks in advance.

Still have questions? Contact our education department at Education@DallasZoo.com or 469.554.7300.

April

4

Apr 4, 7pm - 10am

Camp Out at the Zoo

Lights Out Overnight

Buy Tickets
10

Apr 10, 6:30pm - 10am

Camp Out at the Zoo

Family Campout Overnight

Buy Tickets

May

1

May 1, 7pm - 10am

Camp Out at the Zoo

Lights Out Overnight

Buy Tickets
8

May 8, 6:30pm - 10am

Camp Out at the Zoo

Family Campout Overnight

Buy Tickets
22

May 22, 7pm - 10am

Camp Out at the Zoo

Lights Out Overnight

Buy Tickets

Week Summer Camp: K-1

Learn More

Summer Science Institute

Learn More

Stroller Buddies

Learn More