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Bodhi the elephant swimming at Denver Zoo
August 1, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

Bodhi's Bargain Days

August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Throughout August, when Denver 7’s Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson predicts the Denver temperature to be more than 90 degrees during the 10 p.m. forecast for the next day, Denver Zoo will host a Bodhi Bargain Day.

August 23, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Food Truck Safari: Caturday Night Fever - VIP Experience

Adults-Only Event

Calling all cat lovers! Enhance the purrrrfect evening by beginning the night with by meeting our dedicated keepers who will introduce you to our pawsome Fishing Cats. From there your group will get to move onto touring a behind the scenes area of one of our two big cats, either the legendary lions or tenacious tigers, the choice is yours upon booking. The tour will conclude just around the time gates open, leaving you plenty of time to feed your own ferocious appetite!

VIP Experience Tickets include:

  • Admission into Food Truck Safari
  • One house signature Caturday cocktail provided with each ticket.
  • No guests under 21 years of age will be admitted (including infants)
August 23, 2018
6:00pm - 9:30pm

Food Truck Safari: Caturday Night Fever

Adults-Only Event

Caturday Night Fever is back! Boogie down to the Zoo this evening to support a fundraiser for our Lions, Tigers and Fishing Cats. Guests can purchase food from the city’s top food trucks, enjoy live disco music and take-in live animal demos. Disco-cats must be 21+ to enter. Ticket purchase includes our complimentary Caturday cocktail or Coke product, cash bar available.

*This is an 21+ event. Please remember to bring your photo ID's.
*Food and drinks available for purchase
*Rain or shine
*No refunds

August 25, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

Teddy Bear Clinic

Bring your stuffed animals and their kid caretakers to our 5th annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, August 25th, presented in partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado. Families can walk around the Zoo to different stations where volunteers and staff will provide “medical” procedures for stuffed animals while educating young guests about healthy habits. Guests will also get the opportunity to learn about the excellent care zookeepers and veterinarians to provide the animals here at the Zoo and get to meet Elbert, the Zoo and Children’s Hospital Colorado’s mascot, at the Zoo’s Explore the Shore Play Area, Presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

*Included in daytime admission


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September 1, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm

International Vulture Awareness Day

Celebrate vultures with us! Learn more about the vital role vultures play in their ecosystems and what Denver Zoo does to protect these amazing animals.

*Included in regular admission

Vultures are a part of AZA SAFE.  

September 12, 2018
6:00pm - 8:30pm

The Watering Hole: Fierce Femmes


Who wears the pants at home? Male dominance in the animal kingdom is thought to be the norm but at Denver Zoo and in the wild, there are several species where the female is boss! Join us for a night exploring maternal instincts, courtship and breeding, hunting behaviors, and more. We’ll even highlight women leading conservation efforts in the field. It is sure to be a night leaving you singing Aretha Franklin’s “Respect!”  

*This is a 21+ event with adult content. Please remember to bring your photo ID's.
*Cash bar and light appetizers provided
*Rain or shine
*No refunds

September 29, 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Scout Night - Wildlife Champions

Join the call! Be a wildlife champion! Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and their families are invited to Denver Zoo for a special after-hours event that supports scout requirements while celebrating the wildlife champions around us every day. Create memorable experiences that cultivate the champion living in each and every one us! Scout Night features up-close animal encounters, games and activity stations throughout the Zoo, free carousel rides, entertainment, and a 2018 Scout Night commemorative patch!

This event may sell out, so get your tickets early!