Every thought hangin’ out at the zoo would be great after dark?
Saturday evenings are rockin’ at the Dallas Zoo this summer with the Safari Nights concert series! Featuring live music from songwriters and tribute bands, Safari Nights extended hours give you a chance to hang out with some of the Zoo’s wildest stars now until Aug. 1.
The concerts, which start at 7 p.m., will bring music to Texas’ largest zoo until 9 p.m. Food will be available for purchase, along with soft drinks, cold craft beer and wine.
Lion Keeper Talk: 5 p.m.
Elephant Keeper Talk: 6:00 p.m.
DinoSOAR, presented by Kimberly Clark: 6 p.m.
Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo Keeper Encounters: 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Wild Encounters Stage animal presentations: Every half-hour until 6 p.m.
Animal Adventures: 6:30 p.m.
Concerts: 7 p.m.
Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo and Travis & Zach’s Birds Landing open until 7:30 p.m.
Giraffe Feeding, Koala Walkabout, and Lorikeet Landing open until 8 p.m.
Giants of the Jurassic exhibit and T-Rex Express mini train open until dark!
The concert lineup, arranged through a partnership with The Kessler in Oak Cliff, includes:
June 20 – Trout Fishing in America (eclectic folk/rock): 102.9 NOW-FM Night
June 27 – The Killdares (Celtic rock)
July 4 – Live 80 (’80s tribute band): 730 KKDA-AM DKNet Radio Night
July 11 – A Hard Night’s Day (Beatles tribute band)
July 18 – Sara Hickman (Texas singer/songwriter): 102.9 NOW-FM Night
July 25 – FastLane (Eagles tribute band)
August 1 – The O’s (roots rock): 106.1 KISS-FM Night
Safari Nights is free with Zoo admission, which is $15 for ages 12-64; $12 for ages 3-11 and seniors; and free for children under 2 and members. Cabana rental packages are $175 for members, and $250 for non-members. Gates open on Saturdays at 9 a.m. and parking is $8 per vehicle (free for members).
Want to avoid traffic and not worry about driving? DART is the Zoo’s Official Transportation Provider; take the DART Red Line straight to our entrance for curbside service.
Make a day of it at the Dallas Zoo! Win four daily admission tickets to the Dallas Zoo from mamachallenge.com and pair them with your tickets to Safari Nights.