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Sunset at the Zoo

Get ready for an exciting Sunset at the Zoo season in 2024!

Every fourth Friday of the month from May through September, join us from 5 P.M. to sundown for Sunset at the Zoo!

Enjoy the cooler evening temperatures at the Zoo for a WILD low price

Sunset at the Zoo is an evening full of live music and entertainment, cultural enrichment, themed keeper chats, some of your favorite local food trucks*, and more surprises.
You won’t want to miss these wildly popular events!

SAVE when you purchase your tickets online!
Sunset at the Zoo tickets are $6 each when purchased online before 5:00 PM, and $8 each when purchased on-site.

*Additional fees apply for food and beverage options
The Zoo will close at its normal time of 4:00 PM and gates will re-open for Sunset at the Zoo at 5:00 PM.
Last admission is at 7:30 PM.
These events are not included in Annual Pass Holder benefits.


2024 Upcoming Sunset Dates:


July 26 – Black & African American Heritage


August 23 – Native American & Alaska Native Heritage


September 27 – Hispanic Heritage


Previous Sunset Events:


May 24 – Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage


June 28 – LGBTQ+ Pride


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