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Enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream at Denver Zoo's Ice Cream Social fundraiser. Proceeds support the Zoo's Red Apple Fund for Life-long Learning.
August 9, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm

Ice Cream Social

Enjoy the dog days of summer with a good old ice cream social and FUN-raiser during this year's Denver Zoo Ice Cream Social. Net proceeds from this year's Ice Cream Social will benefit Denver Zoo's Scholarship Fund, which makes it possible for all individuals-no matter their economic circumstances-to discover the wonders of animals through participation in Denver Zoo education programs.

Note: General admission not included with this ticket, please purchase daytime admission ticket or use your membership to enter the Zoo. Tickets are limited!

Can’t make it to the Ice Cream Social, and want to support Denver Zoo’s Scholarship Fund click the Donate Now button below:

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Try out the latest in photography equipment at Mike's Camera Equipment Test Drive at Denver Zoo on April 26
September 6, 2014
9:00am - 4:30pm

Mike's Camera Equipment Test Drive

Enjoy complimentary loaner equipment from Mike’s Camera and test out the latest gear from your favorite manufacturers, including cameras and exotic telephoto lenses.  Staff from Mike’s Camera will offer pointers and you can visit “Picture Points” throughout the Zoo to attach your camera to zoom lenses for great close-ups. 

brew at the zoo
September 12, 2014
7:00pm - 10:00pm

17th Annual Brew at the Zoo

Bottoms up! A favorite for beer connoisseurs, Brew At The Zoo will celebrate its 17th anniversary on September 12. The event will run from 7 – 10 p.m. and feature 40 of Colorado’s local breweries and 20 local restaurants. Enjoy samples of old favorites or try a different brew. From porters to pale ales, the evening is a great opportunity to try some of the best beers of Colorado - you might just find a new favorite!

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September 17, 2014
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Trivia Night

Ditch the typical bar scene for a more wild trivia experience at the Zoo. Bring friends to create the ultimate trivia pack for chances to win some colorful prizes, including a behind-the-scenes tour of our campus. Your admission includes two drinks at the watering hole, and a cash bar will be available afterwards. Food will also be available for purchase for those who get hungry.


$10 per person

This is a 21+ event.

Register for Mike's Camera Photo Safari to get tips and tricks to photograph animals and wildlife.
September 25, 2014 to September 30, 2014
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Mike's Camera Photo Safari

Focus your lens on Denver Zoo’s colorful creatures. Learn more about wildlife photography from the experts at Mike’s Camera. This three-day experience includes a class session, a visit to the zoo to test your skills and a follow-up critique to continue to improve your abilities. 

Test drive a Toyota at Denver Zoo for FREE Zoo admission!
September 27, 2014
9:00am - 3:00pm

Toyota Safari Ride and Drive

Visit Denver Zoo on Saturday, May 17, to test drive a Toyota and receive FREE admission for two adults! This Toyota Safari Ride and Drive event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature a variety of Toyota vehicles. If you're already a zoo member, test drive a Toyota and Your Neighborhood Toyota Stores will make a $30 donation to the Denver Zoo's Red Apple Scholarship Fund.

scout night
September 27, 2014
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Scout Night

Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and their families are invited to Denver Zoo for a special after-hours event that meets scout requirements. Delve into the amazing adaptations of nocturnal animals as you watch the sunset and explore Denver Zoo at night. Learn about the zoo’s conservation efforts, discover fascinating facts about the animals and go wild for games and activity station created just for scouts! Scout Night also features up-close animal encounters, after-dark animal viewing with real night vision scopes, free carousel rides and train rides, crafts, entertainment and a 2014 Scout Night commemorative patch!


$15 per person
Groups over 10 will receive a $ 1.00 discount per registrant

boo after dark
October 24, 2014
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Boo After Dark

Boo After Dark offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of Denver Zoo. For those of you who love Boo at the Zoo but prefer to trick-or-treat in the evening.

boo after dark
October 25, 2014 to October 26, 2014
10:00am - 5:00pm

Boo at the Zoo

Presented By Your Neighborhood Toyota Stores

The 30th annual Boo At The Zoo offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of Denver Zoo.

veteran's day celebration
November 11, 2014
10:00am - 4:00pm

Veteran’s Day Celebration

Denver Zoo will offer free admission to the zoo for veterans on November 11 in order to honor and support a new generation of veterans and their families. The zoo will also offer free 90-minute, guided tours designed to engage families of veterans in a fun-filled day together exploring Denver Zoo’s public areas. Registration is required for tours.

scout lights
December 1, 2014
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Scout Lights

Enjoy Zoo Lights, a magical Denver Zoo winter tradition, with your family, troop or pack before it opens to the general public! You will be able to go on a holiday light sculpture safari and enjoy the creative displays and holiday décor. Guests will be able to enjoy free carousel rides (weather permitting) and special animal demonstrations. This special night is the perfect winter evening out, created just for Scouts!

Denver Zoo Lights is the holiday celebration you can't miss! Come see the zoo dressed for the season.
December 5, 2014 to January 4, 2015
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Zoo Lights 2014

Zoo Lights runs every night from
December 5, 2014 to
January 4, 2015

Presented By Your
Neighborhood Toyota Stores

Come and experience a holiday light safari with more than 38 brilliantly-illuminated acres of lights, featuring more than 150 animated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns, hide in bushes and appear in places where they're least expected.

denver zoo zoo year's eve new year's eve
December 31, 2014
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Zoo Year’s Eve

Enjoy a perfect New Year’s Eve celebration for the entire family. With a special New Year’s Eve countdown at 9 p.m. your little ones will be able to enjoy the holiday, but still get home for bed. Activities are included with Zoo Lights admission.

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