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Events matching your criteria

Friday
July 10, 2015 to August 31, 2015
9:00am - 6:00pm

Leo the Lion Contest

How many LEGO® bricks are in Leo the lion? 

WANT TO WIN AWESOME ZOO PRIZES?*

 

Zoo Members can win:

  • Renewal of your Zoo membership for another year, for free OR give it as a gift to someone else
  • Four behind-the-scenes tours of his or her choice.
  • Four Glow Lights packages to this year’s Zoo Lights, Presented by Your Neighborhood Toyota Stores

Non-Zoo Members can win:

  • A behind-the-scenes tour of Benson Predator Ridge

Not a Zoo Member? Learn how you can support Denver Zoo’s mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding, while receiving awesome Zoo benefits. http://www.denverzoo.org/membership

GUESS NOW!

* You must have a Facebook account to participate

Thursday
August 6, 2015 to August 8, 2015
6:30pm - 9:00pm

LEGO® Bricks Opening Special Events-Aug 6-8

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Be some of the first people to experience our new, traveling exhibit, “Nature Connects®, Art with LEGO® Bricks,” brought to you by The Goddard Schools, with exclusive events on the evenings of August 6 and 8 and a grand opening on August 7. On August 6 and 7, meet the artist of the spectacular LEGO® brick sculptures, Sean Kenney.

Preview Night

Thursday, August 6
6:30 - 9 p.m.

Join Denver Zoo on August 6 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for an exclusive sneak peek of our new exhibit “Nature Connects®, Art with LEGO® Bricks,” brought to you by The Goddard Schools! Come see more than 35 life-sized LEGO sculptures, beautifully constructed by artist Sean Kenney, before the general public! Don’t forget we’ll also have special demonstrations, animal encounters and keeper talks! 

$15 for adults, $10 for children

BUY TICKETS

 

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Grand Opening

Friday, August 7
9 - 5 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

 

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LEGO® Bricks Saturday Night "Block" Party

Saturday, August 8
6:30 - 9 p.m.

Join Denver Zoo for a summer evening of fun during LEGO® Bricks Saturday Night "Block" Party on August 8! We’re celebrating the opening of our first traveling exhibit in which guests can gaze at more than 35 beautifully constructed, life-size animal and plant sculptures made from LEGO bricks. Additionally, there will be special animal demonstrations, keeper talks and more! Zoo members receive a $5 discount!

Members: $10 for adults, $5 for children
Non-Members: $15 for adults, $10 for children

BUY TICKETS

Thursday
August 6, 2015
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Nature Connects, Art with LEGO® Bricks Preview Night

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Join Denver Zoo on August 6 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for an exclusive sneak peek of our new exhibit “Nature Connects®, Art with LEGO® Bricks,” brought to you by The Goddard Schools! Come see more than 30 life-sized LEGO sculptures, beautifully constructed by artist Sean Kenney, before the general public! Don’t forget we’ll also have special demonstrations, animal encounters and keeper talks! 

Cost

$15 for adults and $10 for children

 

Friday
August 7, 2015 to November 1, 2015
9:00am - 5:00pm

Nature Connects, Art with LEGO® Bricks

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“Nature Connects, Art with LEGO® Bricks,” by Sean Kenney, brought to you by The Goddard Schools. This award-winning, traveling exhibit features life-size, and even some larger than life, animal and plant sculptures created using LEGO bricks. More than 35 sculptures will be scattered throughout the Zoo, representing animals people can find in both North America and abroad. These include a 400-pound bumblebee, a hummingbird with an eight-foot wing span and a full-scale, African lion at the main gate. In addition to showing guests how they connect with animals and nature through art, Zoo staff members hope the exhibit will build a fondness among children for science, technology, engineering and math.

FREE with Zoo admission

Interested in Denver Zoo's LEGO Family Workshops? 
Learn more.

Special LEGO® Bricks Activity Map brought to you by The Goddard Schools

Download LEGO Bricks Activity Map (pdf)

Guests can use this map to find the LEGO sculptures located throughout Zoo, as well as help your child learn the basics of what plants and animals need from their environment. Each activity will challenge kids to use their cognitive, motor & sensory skills while they learn about hummingbirds, polar bears, snow leopards and more. Each sculpture will also be accompanied by a sign with additional information about that plant or animal. Have fun!

Saturday
August 8, 2015
6:30pm - 9:00pm

LEGO® Bricks Saturday Night "Block" Party

Brought to you by

Join Denver Zoo for a summer evening of fun during LEGO® Bricks Saturday Night "Block" Party on August 8! We’re celebrating the opening of our first traveling exhibit in which guests can gaze at more than 35 beautifully constructed, life-size animal and plant sculptures made from LEGO bricks. Additionally, there will be special animal demonstrations, keeper talks and more! Zoo members receive a $5 discount!

Cost

Members: $10 for adults and $5 for children
Non-members: $15 for adults and $10 for children

Sunday
August 30, 2015
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Comedy Night for Conservation

Join the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers for our 15th Annual Comedy Night!  Mingle with friends while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and bidding on one-of-a-kind items at the silent auction tables before the main show.  

This year comedians “Hippieman”  and Nancy Norton will be taking the stage to make us laugh. 

Net proceeds will benefit animal conservation and zookeeper professional development. 

Your ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres, alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments, a silent auction and live comedy!

Cost: $40 General Admission; $60 VIP Seating

Please Note: This event does not take place at Denver Zoo. It is at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

 

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