Teen Takeover Tuesday

FREE & FUN evening events at the zoo for teens, planned by teens!

Program Information

All events are 6:00pm-7:30pm in Gates Education Center

Registration/RSVP and Participant Waiver are required to attend each event

**These events are for teens in high school**


For those of scientific inclination, the Denver Zoo has created an event specifically for you! Join us for a night of scientific fun and experimental inquiry.  Over the course of this ninety minute event, participants will enjoy a variety of empirical activities designed to challenge and excite teens looking to freeze, burn, and build their way to scientific understanding!

February 12: Slyther into the Virtual World

Come explore animals in a new way through VR and thermal cameras! Slide on over to Denver Zoo to see some of our scaly friends up close and an exclusive look behind the scenes! Snacks are provided and be ready to post some amazing pictures!

Disclaimer: There will be live animals including snakes.

February 19: Game Night

Get ready to release your inner animal at the Denver Zoo’s Game Night featuring games such as dodge ball, tag, and rock-paper-scissors (with a chicken).

February 26: Become Craftacular!

Feeling creative?! Join us for this craftastic event!

Spend the 4th Tuesday in February making creations that will really “wow” your friends and your family! Travel to different and unique crafting stations, meet new friends, eat free snacks, and find your inner Von Gogh.

Craft supplies and instructions will be provided.