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November 2019


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


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 ...


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


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


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


Postponed: Great Divide Glass Release

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


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 ...


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 ...


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


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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