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July 2019


World Snake Day

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
All day event

Celebrate World Snake Day at Denver Zoo! Join us for zookeeper talks, live animal demonstrations & encounters, activities and more to discover the personal side of snakes and what makes them so special and so important. Snakes play a vital role ...

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*Included in general admission

Breakfast with the Bachelors

Sunday, July 28, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Wake up, elephant lovers! You won’t want to miss Denver Zoo’s premier event for all things elephant: Breakfast with the Bachelors. This pachyderm party is a super-limited event for our five bachelor elephants and a small group of their biggest ...

September 2019


The Watering Hole: TatZOO

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For centuries, humans have expressed their connections to wildlife through tattoos and body art. Do you have a tattoo inspired by something in nature? Join us at TatZOO where we will explore these connections and take a deeper look at unique animal ...

October 2019


Enchanted Hollows

Thursday-Friday October 3 - 25, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

As basking light through the trees surrounding Denver Zoo fades at twilight, the darkness beckons you to return. The temperature cools and a forest comes alive with the nocturnal calls and stirring rustles of a shadowy world. Travel an eerie trail ...

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*Tickets are limited for each evening.

Taps and Tails

Thursday-Thursday October 10 - 24, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

As the season brings a radiant display of new colors we invite you to Fall in love again with natural beauty while sipping on local ambers and IPAs. Please join us for a drink in this pop-up bier hall inside Denver Zoo featuring Colorado’s best ...

November 2019


Zoo Lights

Every evening all winter long!
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Zoo Lights is back for its 29th year, and sure to be bigger and better than ever! The holiday magic spans across over 70 acres, with more than two million lights, nightly entertainment, sweet treats, animal encounters and a Festival of Lanterns, ...

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Closed on Christmas, December 25.
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