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You may notice some empty bird and pig/hog habitats, as well as altered programming, as we take precautions for the time being to protect our animals against cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) that has been reported within 50 miles. We hope you understand, and we apologize for any disruption in your visit.

Safari Nights is back this summer for its 9th season!

Free Music

Every Saturday

May 6 - July 1

Zoo Admission lets you see your favorite animals during the day AND stay for Safari Nights.

Take a trek of epic proportions at Destination: Dinosaurs Presented by Reliant. 

Enjoy special evening Keeper Chats and animal encounters.

Dance the night away to a new cover band every Saturday.

While some animals will stay out past their bedtimes, most everyone will be inside by the time the music starts.
The Wilds of Africa area will close to guests at 8 p.m.

this means

YOU are the party animals!


Concerts start at 7 p.m. at the grove

May 6

The Elton Johns

Elton John tribute

May 13

Midnight Soul

Party music from ‘60s to today

May 20

Soul Sacrifice

Santana Tribute

May 27

Selena Forever

Selena Tribute

June 3

Hard Night's Day

The Beatles tribute

June 10

Forever Mac

Fleetwood Mac tribute

June 17


Motown to today's hits

June 24


Journey tribute

July 1

Like Combs

Luke Combs tribute

You can bring

Lawn chairs
Drinks and snacks

No alcohol, glass bottles, or disposable straws


Food truck fare
Sweet treats
Soft drinks
Craft beer


Add these during your online ticket purchase

+$5 Adirondack chair rental

+$200 Private cabana 

Member Price $175

Cabana Includes

Six Adirondack chairs, an oscillating fan, small table, and ice bin with waters

Optional with Cabana rental


12 tenders with sweet potato fries
18 wings with sweet potato fries
Sauces included
Beverage service available

 Remember, you can buy tickets to enjoy the Zoo during the day, and stay for Safari Nights!

Destination: Dinosaurs Presented by Reliant is open late – add this during checkout!

Become a Dallas Zoo member today to enjoy FREE admission, parking, and tons of other great perks! Right now, you can save 10% on Patron level or above.

President’s Circle members

Save the date

VIP Safari Nights Party
June 3

Invitation to come.

Interested in President’s Circle? Learn More.