Friday, March 13, 2020
6 - 10 p.m.

Now You See It, Now You Don't

It is up to you, your team and the detective to find a thief and restore the missing diamond to its rightful place.

Event Schedule

5:45 p.m. – Doors open in The Living World building at the North Entrance; cocktail hour with passed appetizers begins.
6 - 6:30 p.m. – Keepers with animals welcome guests
6:45 p.m. – Dinner starts promptly (guests must be at their tables)*
7 p.m. – Act 1
7:55 p.m. – Act 2
8:45 p.m. – Act 3
9 p.m. – Presentation of awards

*Guests arriving late will be seated at the first suitable pause in the performance. 

Suggested Attire

  • Wardrobe: Fedora hats, tan trench coats, Sherlock Holmes hats, criminal or detective attire*
  • Accessories: Briefcases, magnifying glass, sleuth toy pipe**
  • Film ExamplesCLUE, Dick Tracy, The Maltese Falcon, The Pink Panther, Murder!, and Columbo 

*Please note the Zoo's Costume Policy.   **The Zoo is tobacco- and smoke-free. The use of these products, including e-cigarettes, within Zoo grounds is prohibited.


Pre-paid reservations are required, and seating is limited.

Each ticket will come with two drink tickets that can be used for beer, wine or Soda.

  • $75 per person (gratuity and tax included)
  • Table of eight is $600.00 (gratuity and tax included) 
  • You will be seated at a table for eight: These guests will be your teammates
  • Cash bar available
  • This event is for ages 21 and up only
  • Free event parking is available on the Zoo's North Lot

To make a reservation, please call the Group Tickets office at (314) 646-4897 or click the link below.


Reservations close at 2 p.m. on March 4, 2020.


Dinner includes salad, one entrée choice and dessert. 


  • Garden Salad with ranch or balsamic vinaigrette dressing


Your choice of

  • Roast chicken breast with chicken jus, mashed potatoes, broccolini, julienne carrots 

  • Vegetable cannelloni, béchamel, broccolini, julienne carrots


  • Chocolate cheesecake