Denver Zoo Map
Celebrate the importance of our youth with Dia de Los Ninos. Activities, crafts and entertainment for kids to enjoy during this celebration of Children's Day.
April 27, 2014

DÍa de los Niños

10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us to celebrate the importance of the young people in our community at Día de los Ninos. The day will feature cultural entertainment, crafts and community partners to help children develop skills and instill confidence to encourage them to realize their hopes and dreams. Activities are free with regular zoo admission.

Additional Information


Join Denver Zoo to celebrate the imporance of young people in our community at Dia de los Niños on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will enjoy a variety of cultural entertainment, including dance groups, piñatas and even a bilingual Wildlife Show. With the support of media sponsors Tricolor and Univision, the event encourages youth to reach for their hopes and dreams. 

The Zoo’s Conoco Pavilion will feature an assortment of activities and amusement, including piñatas, crafts, a clown and a magician. There will be several dance groups on hand presenting mariachi, folkloric and salsa styles of dance and guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy animal meet and greet stations.

Children can pick up a “passport” for the day and collect stamps at activity stations around the Zoo where they can make masks. Completed passports may be turned in for a coupon for future admission to Denver Zoo. 

Visitors are invited to watch a special training demonstration of the Zoo’s Wildlife Show at 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. with both English and Spanish components. This show features free-flighted birds and other exotic animals in a fast-paced, entertaining show that creates memorable moments every time.  

Guide Stations at Bird World, Primate Panorama, Tropical Discovery and Predator Ridge will share information about animal babies and families at Denver Zoo. 

Schedule of Events

Carnival Games, Photo Booth and Craft Activity
Conoco Zoo Gardens
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Education Station
Bird World Plaza
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Education Station and Craft Activity
Tropical Discovery Plaza
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Education Station and Craft Activity
Zebra Exhibit
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Education Station and Craft Activity
Primate Panorama Plaza
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Demonstration - African Penguin Feeding
Bird World
10:15 a.m.

Piñata Party
Conoco Zoo Gardens
10:30 a.m.

Sea Lion Show
Northern Shores
10:30 a.m.

Wildlife Show – Training Demonstration
Wildlife Theater
10:45 a.m.

Entertainment – Batman’s Show
Conoco Zoo Gardens
11 a.m.

Entertainment - Clown
Conoco Zoo Gardens
11:30 a.m.

Toyota Elephant Passage Demonstration
McGrath Family Amphitheater
11:30 a.m.

Animal Encounters
Wild Encounters Amphitheater
11:30 a.m.

Entertainment – Mickey and Minnie’s Show
Conoco Zoo Gardens
Noon

Demonstration – Red River Hog Feeding
Congo Basin - Primate Panorama Plaza
Noon

Entertainment – Folkloric Dance Group
Conoco Zoo Gardens
12:30 p.m.

Entertainment - Dora the Explorer’s Show
Carousel Meadow
12:30 p.m.

Clown
Tropical Discovery Plaza
12:30 p.m.

Entertainment – Mariachi
Conoco Zoo Gardens
1 p.m.

Clown
Bird World
1 p.m.

Entertainment - Hello Kitty’s Show
Tropical Discovery Plaza
1 p.m.

Wildlife Show – Training Demonstration
Wildlife Theater
1:30 p.m.

Entertainment - Mikey & Minnie’s Show
Primate Panorama Plaza
1:30 p.m.

Entertainment – Folkloric Dance Group
Conoco Zoo Gardens
1:45 p.m.

Entertainment – Mariachi
Conoco Zoo Gardens
2 p.m.

Demonstration – Africa’s Greatest Predator
Pahali Ya Simba – Predator Ridge
2 p.m.

Entertainment - Clown
Primate Panorama Plaza
2:00 p.m.

Toyota Elephant Passage Demonstration
McGrath Family Amphitheater
2:30 p.m.

Entertainment – Salsa Dance Group
Conoco Zoo Gardens
2:30 p.m.

Sea Lion Show
Northern Shores
2:30 p.m.

Entertainment – Folkloric Dance Group
Conoco Zoo Gardens
3 p.m.

Animal Encounters
Wild Encounters Amphitheater
3:30 p.m.

Entertainment – Salsa Dance Group
Conoco Zoo Gardens
3:30 p.m.

Demonstration - African Penguin Feeding
Bird World
3:30 p.m.

Entertainment – Folkloric Dance Group
Conoco Zoo Gardens
4:00 p.m.

Media Sponsors

Horario de Actividades

Juegos y Kiosco Fotográfico y Manualidades
Conoco Zoo Gardens
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Estación Educativa
Bird World Plaza
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Estación Educativa y Manualidades
Tropical Discovery Plaza
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Estación Educativa y Manualidades
Exhibición de Cebras
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Estación Educativa y Manualidades
Primate Panorama Plaza
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Demostración - Alimentando a los Pingüinos Africanos
Bird World
10:15 a.m.

Piñatas
Conoco Zoo Gardens
10:30 a.m.

Show de Leones Marinos
Northern Shores
10:30 a.m.

Show de la Vida Salvaje
Wildlife Theater
10:45 a.m.

Entretenimiento – Show de Batman
Conoco Zoo Gardens
11 a.m.

Entretenimiento - Payaso
Conoco Zoo Gardens
11:30 a.m.

Demonstración - Toyota Elephant Passage 
McGrath Family Amphitheater
11:30 a.m.

Encuentro con los Animales
Wild Encounters Amphitheater
11:30 a.m.

Entretenimiento – Show de Mickey y Minnie
Conoco Zoo Gardens
12:00 p.m.

Demostración - Alimentando a los Jabalíes de Río 
Congo Basin - Primate Panorama Plaza
12:00 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Baile Folklórico
Conoco Zoo Gardens
12:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Dora el Explorer
Carrusel de la Conservación
12:30 p.m.

Payaso
Tropical Discovery Plaza
12:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento – Mariachi
Conoco Zoo Gardens
1 p.m.

Payaso
Bird World
1 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Show de Hello Kitty
Tropical Discovery Plaza
1 p.m.

Demostración - Show de la Vida Salvaje
Wildlife Theater
1:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Show de Mikey y Minnie
Primate Panorama Plaza
1:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Baile Folklórico
Conoco Zoo Gardens
1:45 p.m.

Entretenimiento – Mariachi
Conoco Zoo Gardens
2 p.m.

Demostración - Grandes Predadores del África 
Pahali Ya Simba – Predator Ridge
2 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Payaso
Primate Panorama Plaza
2:00 p.m.

Demostración - Toyota Elephant Passage
McGrath Family Amphitheater
2:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento – Baile de Salsa
Conoco Zoo Gardens
2:30 p.m.

Exhibición de Leones Marinos
Northern Shores
2:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Baile Folklórico
Conoco Zoo Gardens
3 p.m.

Encuentro con los Animales
Wild Encounters Amphitheater
3:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento – Baile de Salsa
Conoco Zoo Gardens
3:30 p.m.

Demostración - Alimentando a los Pingüinos
Bird World
3:30 p.m.

Entretenimiento - Baile Folklórico
Conoco Zoo Gardens
4 p.m.

Social Tabs
Facebook YouTube Twitter Twitter