Spend an Evening at the Zoo!

Wednesday, May 25 | 5-8:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, June 22| 5-8:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, July 27 | 5-8:30 p.m.

Adults ages 21+ are invited to enjoy these exclusive, limited-attendance evenings among the animals. Admission tickets include two drink tickets, complimentary rides on the Conservation Carousel and Zooline Railroad, entry into Dinoroarus and Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, and more!


  • Zoo member tickets: $25/person
  • Non-member tickets: $30/person

No tickets will be available at the door; all tickets must be purchased in advance. 



  •  Advanced tickets required.
  • Ages 21+ only
  • Free parking on Zoo lots after 4:30 p.m.
  • All ticket sales are final. Refunds or transfers are not available.

Tickets include:

Please note some attractions will close prior to 8:30 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the Saint Louis Zoo and its efforts to save endangered species.

Discounts, Food & Drink Specials


The majority of Zoo animal habitats will have extended hours during these events, though some will close before 8:30 p.m.:

Weather Cancellation

In the event Night at the Zoo is canceled due to a forecast of severe weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, an announcement will be made via social media and on our website at 3 p.m. the day of the event. If you have tickets for a canceled event,  you will receive a full refund on the credit or debit card used to purchase. We are not able to exchange tickets. If you would like to attend on another date, tickets will need to be purchased for that date.

Night at the Zoo Sponsors

  • Mercy
  • Mid America Chevy Dealers
  • Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
  • Coca-Cola

Share the Fun!

Are you excited about the return of this popular event? Share your excitement using #StlZoo and #NightAtTheZoo on social media and follow the Zoo's accounts: FacebookInstagram and Twitter.


About Zoo Young Professionals

The Zoo Young Professionals, a group of men and women in their 20s and 30s dedicated to the continued success of the Zoo, is part of the Saint Louis Zoo Friends Association. Among its goals are to increase awareness of the Zoo's mission among young adults, enhance the volunteer base of the Zoo, build future leadership for the Zoo and create additional revenue for the Zoo Friends Association through membership and fundraising events.

Become a member at the Zoo Young Professionals level and receive discounted admission.

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