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November 2019

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Bunk with the Beasts: Wild Lights, Wild Winter

Saturday-Sunday November 30 - December 1, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Kick-off the holiday season with a special Zoo Lights “Bunk with the Beasts” overnight! Together, you and your family will enjoy dinner, hot cocoa and crafts and a variety of activities that explore how animals survive even the coldest ...

December 2019

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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 7 and 14
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Of all the meals Santa Claus enjoys around the world this time of year, this MUST be his favorite. Make priceless memories for your little ones over a hearty breakfast, up-close and personal with the one-and-only St. Nick. Capture the moment on ...

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Bunk with the Beasts: Zoo Year’s Eve

December 31, 2019 - January 1, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Children are invited to celebrate Near Year’s Eve with a sleepover at a Denver Zoo Bunk with the Beasts adventure! They will explore Zoo Lights, learn about animals and celebrate the New Year in a safe and fun environment. Parents can enjoy a ...

February 2020

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Bunk with the Beasts: Valentine’s Day

Friday-Saturday February 14 - 15, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.

I Love the Zoo (Valentine’s Day) Children are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sleepover at a Denver Zoo Bunk with the Beasts adventure! From peacocks to primates and pachyderms, participants will visit some of the Zoo’s most ...

March 2020

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CANCELLED: Ultimate Spring Break

Saturday-Sunday March 14 - April 5, 2020
All day event

Everybody needs a little break…even wild animals! For Spring Break this year, we’ll be showcasing the many ways our world-class Animal Care team works to enrich the lives of our animal residents. We’ll be highlighting the enrichment items ...

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April 2020

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Postponed: Great Divide Glass Release

DATE TBD
All day event

Event postponed due to the closure of Great Divide taprooms. Event details will be updated as soon as possible. Event details (date TBD): Visit either Great Divide’s Ballpark Tap Room or the RiNo Barrel Bar and pick up a “New” limited-edition ...

July 2020

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Art with the Animals

Fridays and Saturdays through August 15
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for a safe, socially distanced evening of creativity and wonder! Fridays and Saturdays through August 15, instructors from Sipping N Painting Highland will guide you through a two-hour painting session with wild and wonderful animals as your ...

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Handprint Animal Painting on Building Bricks

Friday-Saturday July 17 - August 15, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Experience the Nature Connects®, Art with LEGO Bricks® traveling exhibit and add on a safe and socially distanced painting class for your child! Appropriate for kids ages 2-11, this instructor-led painting session will guide kids as they embellish ...

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Safari Sunset

Thursdays through August 13
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Summer Thursdays, let your inner nature nerd out for a wild evening prowl at Denver Zoo’s Sunset Safari! All 80 acres of our beautiful campus are yours to explore, with cooler temperatures and hopefully, a frosty adult beverage in your hand! Food, ...

September 2020

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Flock Party

Saturday, September 12, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Please join Denver Zoo for Flock Party: a fun-filled evening benefiting Denver Zoo’s animal care + emergency support efforts! This colorful, casual, socially distanced and ALL-INCLUSIVE benefit features festive food + drink, live music with the ...

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